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A Celebration of Writing with Taria Person & NSA

September 28, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm CDT

Join Taria and the writers from Nashville School of the Arts as they share their writing. A Q&A session with the author will follow the readings.

Taria Person is an alum of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, where they received a dual B. A. in English Creative Writing: Poetry, and Interdisciplinary Studies: Africana Studies. Person is the author of Rainbow Elephant, and was commissioned to write a book of poetry by the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation entitled, At the Summit. Person won an Artistic Professional Development grant from Alternate ROOTS in 2018 to produce their original LGBT stage play, Hangers, won an artistic grant in 2020 to produce their hip hop folk tale, Storm, has won multiple 1st place regional Spoken Word and Hip-Hop Slam Championship titles (2012 – 2017), performed at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival (2019), produced and performed Hangers at the Arkansas Theatre Festival (2020), as well as performed with Knoxville Symphony Orchestra and The 5th Woman Poetry for Vivaldi’s Four Seasons (2021). Taria Person is an annual Young Writers’ Workshop instructor for Humanities TN, works as a teaching artist for Turnip Green Creative Reuse, and is a Write with Pride Co-Coordinator for Southern Word.


September 28, 2022
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm CDT


Nashville School of the Arts
1250 Foster Ave
Nashville, TN United States
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