Amanda Parris is a writer for the stage and screen, as well as a television and radio host. Her debut play, Other Side of the Game, was premiered at Aki Studio Theatre, co-produced by Cahoots Theatre and Obsidian Theatre Company in 2017. It won the Governor General's Literary Award in 2019.
She is the co-founder of the award-winning alternative education organisation Lost Lyrics and worked with the Remix Project and the Manifesto Festival. She has spoken about her work at United Nations conferences around the world.