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 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, editor, and mentor in the Academic Writing Center, and wrote news and opinion pieces as a staff reporter for the student newspaper, The News Record. She also published poetry in UC's literary journal, Short Vine.
Clarity is now the Community Content Coordinator for the Cincinnati and Hamilton County Public Library, where she coordinates digitization partnerships, publishes multimedia content, works on archival projects, and curates exhibits. She earned her Master's in Library and Information Sciences as well as her Master's in User Experience Design from Kent State University in 2023. She continues to write grants and do administrative nonprofit work in various roles and is active is the LGBTQ+ community. She is an archivist and board member of the Ohio Lesbian Archives. In 2021, she was elected Director of Development for Cincinnati Pride. She also produces a city-wide, queer burlesque, drag, and performance art troupe called Smoke & Queers. Clarity is a poet, performer, traveler, musician, cat lover, Virgo, and most recently, a new mom.
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