Kyra Mo is a junior at The Horace Mann School in New York. Her art and writing have become pathways for her in articulating a life stretched across Taipei, Beijing and New York City. Poetry is a new undertaking for her though her creative non-fiction work has, over the years, been recognized by Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. A National Gold Medalist and Best-in-Grade Award recipient for her photography, Kyra is especially interested in revealing the moments of transition between perceptions, sentiments, and identities. Her photography has been exhibited worldwide, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Parsons Gallery, Carnegie Hall, Arts First Festival Harvard, China Soong Ching Ling Foundation, Beijing Photo, Beijing World Art Museum, and The Siraya Tribe Cultural Center in Taiwan. Kyra is the founding Editor-in-Chief of Horace Mann's Artsphere arts magazine. She also writes regularly for Lincoln Center's Student Arts Council and serves as its co-editor. As of 2019, she begins her role as Ambassador for The Silk Road International Youth Photography Competition, a FIAP-endorsed global initiative to promote cross-cultural understanding amongst youth through the sharing of word and image about photography.