Arielle Silver is a literary writer, performing songwriter, teacher of holistic yoga practices, and yoga studio owner. She teaches songwriting, creative writing, and yoga philosophy for the International Women’s Writing Guild and in community workshops; and creative writing and creativity research studies at Antioch University, where she earned her MFA, with a primary focus on Creative Nonfiction, and secondary foci in Fiction and Literary Translation. She is former editor-in-chief of Lunch Ticket and two-time winner of the AULA Library Research Award, for her research on the wicked stepmother narrative and on the intersection of post-modernism, lyric essay, and feminist pedagogy. Her literary essays and poems have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best New Poets anthology, and published in Brevity, Literary Hub, Lilith, Moment, Under The Gum Tree, and more. Her recent singer-songwriter album, A Thousand Tiny Torches, was released in 2020.