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Amanda Vilanova is a Puerto Rican writer, actor, and translator based in London. She holds a BA in Comparative Literature from the University of Puerto Rico and an MA in Acting from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. She writes fiction and drama in English and Spanish, and is interested in bilingualism and the migrant experience.

In 2019, she wrote and performed Hurricane Diaries, a piece that explored the history of her native country, at the Blue Elephant Theatre and received 4 and 5-star reviews. She has also translated various plays for Puerto Rican theatre companies like Puerto Rico Theatre Lab.