Reena Alexis Alter
Reena Alter is a Queens College graduate earning her degree the summer of 2020 with highest honors in English Literature. She is a Silverstein-Peiser Award recipient for her work in poetry, a Charles G. Weekes Memorial Scholarship recipient and has received the Harry Glick Prize for Poetry from Queens College. Raised in the Bronx, she is a Dominican woman who is interested in the works of Latinx poets/writers and their experiences. By day she works in the corporate world and by night she writes with the hopes of one day being published. She lives in New Jersey with her husband, Matthew, and their two dogs, Izzy and Simba.