Tieneke Van Berkel

Tieneke Van Berkel is a 19 year old student from Brighton studying Philosophy with English Literature at the University of Warwick. She has worked in the service industry as a barista where her poem takes its inspiration from, reminiscing on both the good and the bad times. Her academic interests in Philosophy and Literature often take place in her writing as well, taking the inspiration of imagery from the likes of Vladimir Nabokov and the philosophy of humans and relations that she explores in poems. With an ATCL grade in Trumpet and Piano, she expresses her creativity both through writing and music, aiming to turn it into her career one day.