Tiah has spent over ten years in communications positions for public service organizations such as Trillium Family Services, the University of Oregon, and most recently, Oregon Health & Science University. Over the last decade, she’s developed everything from radio spots and short screenplays to executive speeches and fundraising campaign materials.
Currently, Tiah serves as the president for VoiceCatcher, a non-profit that nurtures and promotes women writers and artists in the Portland, Oregon metro area, and as managing editor for VoiceCatcher: a journal of women’s voices and visions.
Tiah holds a B.A. in English Literature and Film Studies from the University of Oregon and an M.S. in Writing and Book Publishing from Portland State University. Her poetry has appeared in CutBank, VoiceCatcher, Paper Nautilus, Rust + Moth, Rogue Agent, and the anthologies Forty Years of CutBank and Just Now: Twenty New Portland Poets. Poems are forthcoming from Tinderbox Poetry Journal, The Timberline Review, and Spoon River Poetry Review. Her poems can also be found on Ink Node.