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, web development, 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 at Kent State University in Library and Information Sciences (MLIS), and is employed at the Cincinnati and Hamilton County Public Library. She continues to write grants and do administrative nonprofit work in various roles. Clarity writes for local and national publications, volunteers, and is active is the LGBTQ+ community. She is the Vice President of TreeHouse Cincinnati, an organization dedicated to establishing an LGBTQIA+ resource center in Cincinnati and serves as a board member of the Ohio Lesbian Archives. She also co-created and operates 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. Download her resume here.