CaTyra Polland

CEO/Founder, Love for Words

Rochester Chapter

Love For Words is an editing boutique for writers and authors. CaTyra recently released her first book of poetry, Dear August, Love August. and is also an editor, speaker, and instructor.

She is the Creator/Hostess of Editor Knows Best, an international writing and editing podcast for literary professionals. She is also the publisher of Write, Wine & Quarantine, a magazine of stories and poems about the COVID-19 pandemic. She is a Rochester Business Journal Forty Under 40 Honoree and the Executive Secretary of the Rochester Blacks Authors Association.

Her interest in CCROC is because she support its collaborative efforts, focus on the positive community, and its desire to unite instead of divide. While she has attended a few CCROC events, she always leaves better for it and learns more about the good people and resources in our community.