Katie Rainey joined Community-Word Project in the fall of 2013 as a trainee in the Teaching Artist Training & Internship Program (TATIP). She is currently a CWP Teaching Artist and the TATIP Program Manager. Katie received her BFA in film editing from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, BA in English from University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and an MFA in writing from Sarah Lawrence College. She has taught poetry, fiction, theatre, photography, English as a Second Language and filmmaking in Arkansas, North Carolina, New York, Belgium and Rwanda. She currently teaches writing to the youth of America through Community-Word Project and The Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence. She is the 2017 Winner of the Bechtel Prize at Teachers & Writers Magazine and her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Cider Press Review, 3AM Magazine, The Collagist, The Grief Diaries, and more. She co-hosts the Dead Rabbits Reading Series and lives in Harlem with the love of her life, a pup named Rosetta. You can see more about her here.
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