Because dying is loud. And living is too.
Amalie Kwassman is a Ph.D. candidate in the Rhetoric and Professional Communication program at Iowa State University. She also holds an M.F.A in Poetry from Iowa State University and is a graduate of Smith College with a major in Women’s Studies. A spoken word poet since her teens, Amalie has performed her poems at the Anne Frank House, Dixon Place, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Nuyorican Poet’s Cafe, and at various other venues. Her poems have been published in Salt Hill, Ruminate, Cosmonauts Avenue, and elsewhere.