With an MFA in Creative Nonfiction and a background in teaching and program management, Claire has over ten years of experience motivating fellow writers and communications professionals to approach storytelling with confidence and passion.
Claire Campbell received her MFA in Creative Nonfiction from Sarah Lawrence College and has worked over a decade in teaching, communications, and program development for nonprofits including ENACT, Learning Leaders, Legal Outreach, and the Whole Kids Foundation. She has taught writing to students of all ages, including college writing students, NYC and AISD public school students, and adult writers suffering from early memory loss. Before taking on the role of Program Manager at the Writing Barn, she studied at the Barn with Matt de la Peña, A.M. Jenkins, and in private instruction with founder Bethany Hegedus. Claire mentors high school students at Travis High through local nonprofit Austin Bat Cave.