Taria Person is a native of Nashville, TN and an alumnus 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 a book of poetry entitled, Rainbow Elephant, and was commissioned by the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation to write their 2nd book, At the Summit. Person won THRIVE funding from Metro Arts Nashville to produce the production of the hip-hop folktale, Storm, as well as an Artistic Professional Development grant from Alternate ROOTS to produce their LGBTQ stage play, Hangers.
Year 3 Fellows
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