amanda field
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EDUCATION
current   MFA in Photography, Parsons School of Design (New York, NY)
2005 MFA in Creative Writing, University of San Francisco (San Francisco, CA)
1996 BA in English, Amherst College (Amherst, MA)

 
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016 Keywords for Contemporary Photography: Privacy, Space, Voice, Photoville (Brooklyn, NY)
The Deeply Flawed Human, Court Tree Collective (Brooklyn, NY)

 
INTERVIEWS
2012 Levaton, Ben, "A Conversation with Amanda Field" (Chicago Quarterly Review, Vol. 14)
2006 Gerhard, Susan, "The Extraordinary Ordinary in the Lives of Caveh Zahedi & Amanda Field" (Indiewire)

 
PUBLICATIONS
2012 selected poems, As It Fell From the Sun (Etherdome Press, Boulder, CO)
2010 "Junker Unplugged" (The Writing Disorder)
2008 "Yestercide" (The Lone Mountain Anthology, Achiote Press, Berkeley, CA)
"In the City of Lost Perfection" (Ploughshares, #107)
2007 chapbook, That Year (Etherdome Press, Boulder, CO)
"Aperture," "Prologue to Heartbreak," "Winter Landscape" (The Big Ugly Review, #6)
2006  "My Cousin's Wedding," "Prologue to Illumination" (POOL, Vol. 5)
2005  "My Dirty Heart" (Five Fingers Review, #22)
"Sheltering," "Topologies," "Spicer Variations" (Twenty Six, Issue D)
"That Year" (ZYZZYVA, Vol. 73)
2004  "A New Motion in Darkness" (McSweeney's Internet Tendency)
2003 "Three Blocks from the Ocean" (BARK, #25)
"Nutrients," "Anniversary," "Arrival" (Pomona Valley Review, #2)

 
PUBLIC READINGS & ENGAGEMENTS
2012 Associated Writing Programs conference (Chicago, IL)
2008 Judge, Anna Davidson Rosenberg Poetry Award (San Francisco, CA)
2007 Panelist, "The Business of Writing," Stanford Continuing Education (Stanford, CA)
Judge, Anna Davidson Rosenberg Poetry Award (San Francisco, CA)
American Academy in Rome (Rome, Italy)
Evelyn Street Reading Series (Albany, CA)
Canessa Gallery Reading Series (San Francisco, CA)
111 Minna (San Francisco, CA)
Main Library (San Francisco, CA)
Associated Writing Programs conference (Atlanta, GA)
2006 Judge, Poetry Out Loud (Berkeley, CA)
Readings in the 510 (Hayward, CA)
Bernal Yoga Reading Series (San Francisco, CA)
2005 Guest Poet, Structured Liberal Education Program (Stanford, CA)
Canessa Gallery Reading Series (San Francisco, CA)
World Youth Alliance, United Nations (New York, NY)
Squaw Valley Community of Writers (Squaw Valley, CA)
2004 Panelist, "From Acorns to Books," San Francisco Writers Conference (San Francisco, CA)
LitQuake (San Francisco, CA)
Deakin Street Poetry Series (Berkeley, CA)
The Poetry Center 50/50 Festival (San Francisco, CA)
Main Library (San Francisco, CA)
2002 Diesel Bookstore (Oakland, CA)
Books by the Bay, San Francisco, CA

 
EDITORAL
2011-2013 Poetry Editor, Chicago Quarterly Review (Chicago, IL)
2000-2007 Managing Editor, ZYZZYVA: the journal of West Coast writers & artists (San Francisco, CA) 

 
TEACHING
2007 California College of the Arts (San Francisco, CA)
2006 San Jose State University (San Jose, CA)
2004-2009 Chabot College (Hayward, CA)
2003-2004 University of San Francisco (San Francisco, CA)