Amanda Leigh Lichtenstein is a poet, writer, and editor from Chicago, IL (USA) who spends a lot of her time on the islands of Zanzibar along the Swahili Coast. Her work appears most recently in Selamta (Ethiopian Airlines), Al Jazeera English, Explore Parts Unknown (CNN), World Nomads, The Jewish Daily Forward, Alma, and Lillith, among others. Amanda edits for Global Voices Online and is currently working on a collection of travel essays.
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