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Reena Alexis Alter

Reena Alter is a recent Queens College graduate earning her degree this summer (2020) in English. 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 and their experiences. She lives in Long Island with her husband, Matthew, and their two dogs, Izzy and Simba.