ari' anna arena


Author's Bio

I have taught Creative Arts, Poetry & Writing in the Puget Sound area since 1990. Currently my time is divided between the Seattle area & Little Rock, Arkansas where I work editing, facilitating workshops,teaching & contribute to the Arkansas Art Center. My credits include poetry, multi-genre writing & music in local, national & international publications. I have ghostwritten several fiction & non-fiction books.I also do voice overs & radio. My readings & appearances include Artwalks, Barnes & Noble, Bumbershoot,Folk Life Festival, Open Mics, Riverfest, Spoleto & numerous others. Author & Creator of the Writing Wild!Unleashing Creative Mind! & Tao For Now Tao workshops. Motivational. Metaphysical. Transformtaional series for Actors. Artists. Writers. & Anyone who wants to think outside the box of everyday Tick-tock! I have has also created the "ZEN & INk" workshops which utilize elementals & principles of Tao, Zen & Feng Shui to jumpstart creativity & WOW your writing. This series includes "waterwriting" "windwriting" "woodwriting.' I have been a visiting "Poet In the Schools" program. Currently working on fiction, non-fiction & poetry for publication.

Publications and Prizes

Alaska Quarterly Review, Exhibition, Literature Today, , Poet Lore, Poetry Motel, Stone Country, Storyboard: A Journal of Pacific Imagery, the new renaissance

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Italian American
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Rome, Italy
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US & Europe
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Last updated: Aug 23, 2016