Ariel Friedman is multi-genre cellist, composer, and poet. Recently, her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Poetica, december, and Soundings East. As a composer, she won the Women Composers Festival of Hartford's 2020 call for scores. She tours and records with award-winning chamber-folk duo Ari & Mia and plays with Boston Modern Orchestra Project. She is currently working on her first chapbook.