Tara Betts biography

Tara Betts

Poet, Author

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Who is Tara Betts?

Tara Betts is the author of the book Arc & Hue, her debut collection on the Willow Books imprint of Aquarius Press. In 2010, Essence Magazine named her as one of their "40 Favorite Poets".

Betts was born in Kankakee, IL and is the oldest of three siblings. Her first job was at the Kankakee Public Library. Betts received her B.A. in Communication at Loyola University, Chicago.

Betts worked with several non-profit organizations in Chicago, IL including Gallery 37 and Young Chicago Authors. She is still shaping and working on her dissertation as a Ph.D. candidate in English/Creative Writing at SUNY Binghamton.

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