Amanda Ngoho Reavey is a poet interested in re-story-ation, ethnoautobiography, and healing. The author of Marilyn (The Operating System), winner of the 2017 Best Book Award in Poetry from the Association for Asian American Studies, her poems and essays are primarily concerned with transnational adoption, citizenship, and identity. Widely published, her most recent essay appears in women: poetry: migration, an anthology edited by Jane Joritz-Nakagawa featuring 50 international women poets. Reavey is the Editor-in-Chief of Tattered Press, and a Teacher and Co-Curator with Sam Pekarske of re•story•nation, which will offer workshops and a podcast series. She has an MFA in Writing & Poetics from Naropa University and will begin a PhD in English, Creative Writing at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in Fall 2018.