Bryana Joy

Poet

Abilene, TX

Author's Bio

Bryana Joy is a writer and full-time artist fascinated by traditional art forms and the subtle beauty of literature. She spent twelve of her growing-up years in the Middle East and she and her husband are currently preparing to move to York, England for further study. Bryana is the founder and creator of the Letters From The Sea Tower, a handmade monthly subscription letter full of watercolor sketches, paintings, and snippets of glory from the Great Books. She has one full-length collection of poetry (Having Decided To Stay, 2012) and her work has appeared in about a dozen literary journals. To learn more about her work and creative process, find her on instagram or Twitter at @_bryana_joy.

Publications & Prizes

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
W.S. Merwin, C.S. Lewis, George MacDonald, G.K. Chesterton, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Charles Dickens, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Naomi Shihab Nye, Alfred Lord Tennyson, e.e. cummings, Robert Browning, Gerard Manley Hopkins

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Raised in: 
Turkey
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Last update: Apr 11, 2019