TiahWebTiah Lindner Raphael is a writer, editor, and teacher living in Portland, Oregon. When she isn’t playing with words, Tiah can be found fighting the travel bug or indulging her other creative interests including photography and urban gardening.

Tiah has spent over eight 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 been published in CutBank Literary Magazine, VoiceCatcher, Paper Nautilus, and the anthologies Forty Years of CutBank and Just Now: Twenty New Portland Poets. Her poems can also be found on Ink Node.