Amanda Choo Quan is a Trinidadian-Jamaican writer and literary organizer. She won the 2020 Johnson and Amoy Achong Caribbean Writers Prize—one of the region's most significant for emerging writers. Focusing on race, displacement and her homeland, her work appears in Harper’s Bazaar, NYLON, HuffPost, Caribbean Beat, Callaloo, and others. Choo Quan has been awarded fellowships from Callaloo, the Truman Capote Foundation, Juniper, and the Cropper Foundation. She is both a graduate of the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica, as well as CalArts, where she earned an MFA in creative writing. She tweets @amandacq.