Amanda Alcantara

Amanda Alcantara is a writer and freelance journalist. She is co-founder and editor-in-chief of La Galería Magazine and author of the blog Radical Latina. Her work centers on various themes including Caribbean culture, Dominican womanhood, borders and blackness. Amanda obtained her Master’s from NYU. Her thesis focused on documenting the lives of women from the border of the Dominican Republic and Haiti.  She has a BA from Rutgers University. A map of the world turned upside down hangs on her wall.