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Kiara Carter, Iconoclast Artists teaching fellow

Kiara Carter is a writer, musician, and community volunteer, who lives and serves in the historic 5th Ward of Houston and enjoys creating and performing poetry at open mics in Houston and Dallas.  While she was studying Creative Writing at the University of Houston, she developed her own voice on paper and in life, and she loves sharing that passion with the people around her. Kiara has worked with Hope Houses Houston, tutoring and mentoring children in the neighborhood.  She completed an internship at the University of Houston campus for the Baptist Student Ministry where she met people from all over the world and enjoyed the challenges and personal growth from working with these new friends.  Kiara has been a featured Poet in The Words Are In My Soul literary magazine.