Ohio native Clarity Amrein earned her Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Cincinnati in 2018, specifically in Rhetoric and Professional Writing, which emphasized science and technical writing, research, and multimedia design. Her degree focuses were grants, manuals, and proposals. As an undergraduate, she was a college writing tutor and mentor in the Academic Writing Center, and wrote news and opinion pieces as a staff reporter for the student newspaper, The News Record.
Clarity is currently pursuing her master's degree from Kent State University in Library and Information Sciences, and is currently employed at the Cincinnati and Hamilton County Public Library. She continues to write grants, tutor, and edit in various roles including as a board member of MUSE Women's Choir and formerly as a grant writer for the nonprofit arts organization The Mini Microcinema. Clarity writes for local and national publications, volunteers, and is active is the Cincinnati LGBTQ+ community. She co-created and operated a city-wide, queer burlesque and performance art troupe called Smoke & Queers. She still finds time to read, write and perform poetry, play music, travel, and hang with her cat, Moon.
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