amanda field
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born in Los Angeles, CA, based in Brooklyn, NY
 

EDUCATION
current   MFA in Photography, Parsons School of Design, The New School (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
2017
2016 Keywords for Contemporary Photography: Privacy, Space, Voice, Photoville (Brooklyn, NY)
The Deeply Flawed Human, Court Tree Collective (Brooklyn, NY)

 
INTERVIEWS & ARTICLES
2017 James, Rachel, "The Show About The Show About The Show" (The Organist/KCRW)
2013
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)

 
PANELS, LECTURES & PUBLIC ENGAGEMENTS
2017
2012 Reader, 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)
Panelist, Associated Writing Programs conference (Atlanta, GA)
Reader, American Academy in Rome (Rome, Italy) 
Reader, Canessa Gallery Reading Series (San Francisco, CA)
Reader, 111 Minna (San Francisco, CA)
Reader, Main Library (San Francisco, CA)
Reader, Evelyn Street Reading Series (Albany, CA) 
2006 Judge, Poetry Out Loud (Berkeley, CA)
Reader, Readings in the 510 (Hayward, CA)
Reader, Bernal Yoga Reading Series (San Francisco, CA)
2005 Guest Poet, Structured Liberal Education Program (Stanford, CA)
Fellowship, Squaw Valley Community of Writers (Squaw Valley, CA)
Reader, World Youth Alliance, United Nations (New York, NY)
Reader, Canessa Gallery Reading Series (San Francisco, CA)
2004 Panelist, "From Acorns to Books," San Francisco Writers Conference (San Francisco, CA)
Reader, LitQuake (San Francisco, CA)
Reader, Deakin Street Poetry Series (Berkeley, CA)
Reader, The Poetry Center 50/50 Festival (San Francisco, CA)
Reader, Main Library (San Francisco, CA)
2002 Reader, Diesel Bookstore (Oakland, CA)
Reader, Books by the Bay, San Francisco, CA

 
EDITORAL EXPERIENCE
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 EXPERIENCE
2017 Teaching Assistant, Parsons School of Design, The New School (New York, NY)
2007 Graduate Lecturer, California College of the Arts (San Francisco, CA)
2006 Lecturer, San Jose State University (San Jose, CA)
2004-2009 Instructor, Chabot College (Hayward, CA)
2003-2004 Teaching Assistant, University of San Francisco (San Francisco, CA) 
1997-1998 Teaching Assistant, Brandeis University (Waltham, MA)