Alcantara, Amanda

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Alcantara, Amanda Gender: F
Amanda Alcantara Burgos
born on 29 September 1990 at 00:30 (= 12:30 AM )
Place West New York, New Jersey, 40n47, 74w01
Timezone EDT h4w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 05°47' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 29°17 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 19°54'


Dominican-American writer and activist, whose debut paperback novel Chula was published on 21 March 2019. She is the co-founder of La Galeria, a magazine focused on Dominican women, and the author of the blog Radical Latina. A graduate of Rutgers University, she has written for NY1, El Diario, and Feministing. Alcantara was employed at New York University's McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research, leaving in August 2017.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 21 March 2019 (Debut novel "Chula")
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes Alcantara on Twitter: "It's my birthday today" (posted 29 Sep 2017) [1], "Amanda, 29, NYC" (posted 20 March 2020) [2], "I'm showing the boo my hometown West New York, NJ this weekend and I'm too excited to be going home (though I cross the bridge like once a month but still). Here's a little thing I asked my mom to write about our family moving to WNY in 1972" [3], "my rising is cancer, so i'm ruled by the moon, but my moon is in cap which is in its detriment. my sun is in libra, which is ruled by venus, but venus is in virgo, also a detriment" [4], "my jupiter & chiron are both in the first house, so first house is both blooming & hurting" [5], "Rising cancer sun in Libra moon in Capricorn midheaven in Aries" [6], "I was born on Saturn day, with Jupiter hour. My Jupiter is in the first house in Leo. My Saturn is in Cap which is also its home planet, conjunct Neptune and Uranus" [7].


  • Traits : Body : Race (Latina and Hispanic)
  • Vocation : Education : Researcher
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ feminist
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Vocation : Writers : Magazine/ newsletter (Co-founder of "La Galeria")