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Lyric Essentials: Amanda Gomez Reads Miguel Hernández

"Amanda Gomez... reads poetry from Miguel Hernández to us and chats about viewing poetry as a tool for hope and teaching literary citizenship through exposure to diverse writers."

Poetry Reviews


Prairie Schooner: 2021 Glenna Luschei Award Winner
2021 Award Winner for "Inheritance" published in the Fall 2021 Issue

The Virginian Pilot

"Hampton Roads poets Bill Ayres and Amanda Gomez will give readings from their new collections in live-streamed events that everyone can attend, for free."

Nimrod International Journal's Literary Award: The Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry

2019 Semi-finalist for "Autopsy of My Mother"

Academy of American Poets: 2017 Graduate Poetry Prize Winner
2017 Graduate Winner for "Grind"

College Poetry Prize Winners Announced: 2016 Graduate Honorable Mention
"Her chronicle of a mastectomy and its aftermath is like a prism with many facets. Each section of the poem provides a new angle, a new color, a new edge to the complexities of illness and recovery."

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