Amanda McRaven is a sojourner, theater-maker, writer, photographer. A Fulbright Scholar, she left her heart in New Zealand, where she spent two years making performance about place and connection. She lives in Topanga, CA. For Now. She has been published in “NY Underscore” and is working on two books – one about her life in New Zealand and a memoir of one of her students in The Voice Project, a writing and performance program she ran at a women’s correctional center.