Amanda Merritt

Amanda Merritt
Events & Administrative Assistant
Amanda Merritt is the Events and Administrative Assistant at the Centre for Global Studies. Previously, she worked with CFGS as the Program Coordinator of European Studies. A poet and creative writing instructor by trade, Amanda teaches writing classes at UVIC and is presently working on her second full-length collection, supported by the generosity of the Canada Council for the Arts. Her debut collection The Divining Pool was shortlisted for the 2018 Gerald Lampert Memorial award, and her poetry can be found in The Literary Review of Canada, The Threepenny Review, Grain, Prairie Fire, and Hart House Review, among others. In another life, Amanda was founding editor of The Scores.  

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