Nathalie E. Amazan

Nathalie E. Amazan (she/her) is a Haitian American poet and writer from Long Island, New York. Nathalie’s writing strives to move people to recognize the power within our souls to love, be loved, and change to create more peaceful ways of being. When Nathalie was 17, she was a Grand Champion of the Walt Whitman Birthplace Association Poetry Contest. Since then, she has performed in several venues such as the Nuyorican Poets Café where she was a Wednesday Night Slam winner. She has been published in various mediums such as in Poetic Justice: An Anthology of Poems by Muslims, Button Poetry’s 2021 Video Contest, Jabberwocky Undergraduate Literary Journal at UMass Amherst, and the Falastin Magazine by the Palestinian American Community Center. You can find her writings and connect with her @natamazan on all social medias.  Her first poetry collection, Still is now available for preorder by Finishing Line Press.

Awards and Publication History:
2022. Poetic Justice: An Anthology of Poems by Muslims (The Stranger Press Inc.)
2021. Protest Through Poetry Anthology
2021. Featured in Button Poetry Video Contest
2020. Falastin Magazine Volume 4, Issue 3
2019. Massachusetts’ Best Emerging Poets Anthology
2018 and 2020. Jabberwocky Undergraduate Literary Journal
2016. Division Grand Champion of Walt Whitman Birthplace Association Student Poetry Contest.