Makar (Scots) - maker, poet


Adrianna Smith is an independent writer whose work seeks to elevate people and communities. Her writing has appeared in The Atlantic, The Washington Post, and The Los Angeles Review of Books. She founded Makar Studio LLC in 2018 to focus on telling creative, in-depth stories of significance. This includes managing and curating a private collection in the Washington, D.C. area.  


Adrianna is passionate about fostering innovation and inclusion in education, and previously worked for her alma mater, Georgetown University. She has worked in the edtech and non-profit spaces, and founded a tutoring, writing and mentoring program to develop Latino youth leadership. Adrianna holds an MLitt in Literature from the University of St. Andrews and a B.A. in English and Business Administration from Georgetown University.