Poet, Performer, Teaching Artist

Cynthia Amoah is a Columbus, Ohio based poet, performer, and teaching artist. She received her MFA from The New School (Poetry) in 2019 where she was awarded the prestigious Paul Violi Poetry Prize (2018), as well as Excellence In Poetry (2019)

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Work With Cynthia 


“Cynthia was able to come in during a creative writing project in my classroom, share her work with my students, and they were immediately captivated and inspired.”

Dr. Yolanda Triplett Stewart / Educator, Columbus, OH

“It was the first time I had ever heard such a dynamic performer and an incredibly moving performance.”

Staci Shockley-Matthews / Dayton, OH

“I am a better human being for having met Cynthia and her poems.”

Chiquita R. Nalls Toure / Columbus, OH

“I remember how low I was feeling about thebtotal disregard of black lives in this country and the power of Cynthia’s words calmed me – even for a moment.”

Lachoy Harris / New York, NY

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