The Virginia G. Piper
Center for Creative Writing

Arielle Gray

Student Mentoring Program Mentee 2020

Meet Arielle Gray's Mentor

Abigail Meinen

A. Meinen is a queer nonbinary poet and educator born and raised between Ohio and Pennsylvania. They attended the University of Pittsburgh, where they earned a BA in English and completed research in gender studies and religious studies. They have worked with youth as a teaching artist, high school literature teacher, and coach in the Philly Youth Slam League, and previously served as editor of Sampsonia Way Magazine. They were a fellow at the Poetry Foundation‚ Incubator for Community Engagement and Social Justice in 2017.