Amanda Alcantara

Author of “Chula” & Host of Radio Mistico, Amanda Alcantara

Biography

Amanda Alcántara is a Dominican-American writer and journalist. She is the author of “Chula” (2019). Her creative writing and journalistic work has been featured in the anthology “Latinas: Struggles & Protests in 21st Century USA,” the poetry anthology “LatiNext” and several news publications. She is also a co-founder and previous editor of La Galería Magazine. Alcántara is a Libra who loves exploring nature and being close to the sea. She recently re-matriated to the Dominican Republic and launched the podcast Radio Místico, exploring all things myths and legends from a Caribbean perspective.