Tamra Artelia Martin, '10
Tamra Artelia Martin was born in Towson, Maryland and grew up in Richmond, Virginia. In addition to pursuing her English degree in creative writing, she works on a second degree in journalism with a focus in editing. Currently, she is completing her Honors-in-the-Major thesis titled “The Fates of Clytemnestra and Cassandra.” This novel portrays the women of the Trojan War in order to shed insight into their lives during that time. Tamra is a member of the Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society in which she serves as president for the 2009-2010 academic school year. She is also a member of Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity. Tamra works for the University Writing Center as an undergraduate consultant. For the past two years, she has been an active participant in service-learning and has chosen to volunteer at the Life Care Center of Orlando. In spring of 2009, she presented a paper on the topic titled “Visual Exercises and Service Learning: Connecting Student Writers to Older Generations,” which was presented at the Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference. Tamra aims to earn her M.F.A. and Ph.D. in creative writing. Her goal includes actively writing with the intentions of it becoming a full-time career. She also looks forward to teaching at the university level in the future.
Creative Writing; Journalism
M.F.A. and Ph.D. in Creative Writing
Creative Writing | Journalism Studies
Martin, Tamra Artelia, "Tamra Artelia Martin, '10" (2017). McNair Scholars. 98.