Who Is Amanda Montoni?

You are sitting on your bed in your childhood home. Let's say in Queens, New York. You just received your very first fancy notebook. First page open. Pen in hand. Ready to go. All you can do is stare at the perfectly white, purple-lined, empty page. Your hand is dancing from the anticipation of pressing the ink onto the square of un-crinkled white. You draw the lines of those first words. Those first words that will take your 8 or 9 year old self to another world. This is the moment. This is the moment you knew.

That was the moment Amanda Montoni knew she would be a poet. She wrote poetry almost every day since then. 15 years later, she decided to take the plunge and not just write for herself, but for others.