Amanda Alcántara is a Dominican-American writer and journalist. She is the author of “Chula” (2019). Her creative writing and journalistic work has been featured in the anthology “Latinas: Struggles & Protests in 21st Century USA,” the poetry anthology "LatiNext" and several news publications. She is also a co-founder and previous editor of La Galería Magazine. Alcántara is a Libra who loves exploring nature and being close to the sea. She recently rematriated to the Dominican Republic and launched the podcast Radio Místico, exploring all things myths and legends from a Caribbean perspective.