Carolyn White, Board member and Chair for the Development Committee, is a Virginian by way of California currently residing in Pittsburgh. A graduate of American University’s MFA program, she writes short fiction, nonfiction and poetry about families and the stories they keep on telling. She was the recipient of the Myra Sklarew Award and fellowships from The Ucross Foundation and The Lighthouse Works. Her work has appeared in Prism and The Citron Review and been shortlisted for Best American Essays. A student in Pittsburgh Filmmaker’s Production Intensive Program, she spends her days sketching storyboards and nights planning a second go at the Pacific Crest Trail.