Phyllis Webb Pryde

Poet, and Peoria native, Phyllis Pryde, is a retired Interior Designer. She graduated from Bradley University, and returned as an instructor in the Interior Design Program. Through Bradley’s ,Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, or “OLLI” Program, Pryde later taught a “Taste of Haiku”, and “How to Sketch.”
Prize winning poet, Phyllis Pryde won second place in the Peoria Public Library’s Poetry Month Competition, in 2014, with her poem, “The Visit.”
Pryde published a small Haiku book this year. She not only wrote the poetry she drew the cover and nature sketches, throughout the book.