Tyra Jamison '20 (Creative Writing) is the second recipient of the Stephen Berg Scholarship, awarded annually to a sophomore Creative Writing major who shows exceptional promise in poetry. Her poems have been published in Whirlwind magazine and APIARY magazine, and she was a featured reader at both launch events.
Tyra is currently collaborating with junior Creative Writing major Glorious Piner to form UArts' very first Slam Poetry Team and compete in CUPSI, the College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational, at Temple University in April.
Last March, Tyra facilitated her first writing workshop back home in Pittsburgh (she had co-facilitated social justice workshops in high school)
Note: Tyra submitted credits for her two photos. Photo One, credit Celeste Smith. Photo Two, Kenny Wooten (a UArts student).