Amanda Goonetilleke (she/her) is a software engineer living in New York City. She is in way too many book clubs, and loves to write and make art. She is extremely passionate about plants, poetry, board games, and especially her cat Luna. Her latest aspirations are to create the perfect butternut squash soup recipe, and to become a dungeon master in D&D. You can always find her on the C train writing questionable poetry into her Notes App, daydreaming and eating her way around Clinton Hill, and jogging in Prospect Park.
Nadia Misir is a writer from Queens, New York. Her writing explores “diaspora, intimacy, grief, and growing up Guyanese in Queens.” Read Amanda’s interview with Misir and how she navigates the otherness and longing of diaspora.