Student Spotlight with Maya Arthur

Penn Current
December 22nd, 2016

CHARM CITY: A junior from Baltimore, Md., Maya Arthur, 20, is an English major in the College of Arts & Sciences, with a creative writing concentration. At Kelly Writers House, she serves as the creative ventures program assistant, working directly with Alli Katz, program coordinator at Writers House, in crafting special programming for the Writers House community.

DREAM WORK-STUDY JOB: When she initially toured Penn, Arthur says Writers House was the place that piqued her interest due to its reputation as a welcoming space for writing and talking about writing. “That was always an interest and passion of mine in high school,” she says. She landed a work-study job at Writers House not long after she arrived on campus and says the position has been “probably the best thing that has ever happened to me at Penn.”

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