A writer and editor with a background in publishing, technology, and education.
University of Maryland
Bachelor of Arts in English (12/2016)
College Park Scholars (12/2015)
Minor Planets Bulletin
Writing, editing, proofreading, research, Creative Suite, HTML, CSS, Photoshop, Various Word Processors, Excel, PowerPoint.
Comedy (humor, stand-up, improv),
Travel (driving, road trips, nature walks)
Books (literary fiction, science-fiction, fantasy, horror, mysteries)
Film/Television (thrillers, dramas, sci-fi/fantasy, comedies)
Podcasts/Radio (sport talk. news, true crime, story driven, experimental, quiz shows)
Boston Public Schools, Boston
Substitute Teacher (9/2019 — Present)
☛ Following lesson plans to the letter and maintaining learning standards
☛ Demonstrating a connection to students
☛ Being placed on the preferred substitute lists of two separate schools.
Bookstr, New York City
Editorial Intern (8/2018 — 12/2018)
☛ Wrote 5-6 online book oriented articles a week.
☛ Contributed ideas to daily editorial pitch meetings, brainstorming video and contest premises.
☛ Worked with Drupal and then Wordpress CMS.
☛ Performed daily online article research and image sourcing.
Inkwell Management, New York City
☛ Read a dozen manuscript both fiction and nonfiction. Wrote accompanying reader’s reports evaluating the work.
☛ Responded to half a dozen query letters with input from agent.
☛ Record keeping hundreds of royalty reports from over a dozen different publishing houses.
☛ Digitally communicated earnings to 20 different authors.
☛ Assisted agents with courier service and errand running.
Maryland Institute for Technologies in the Humanities, DC
Research Intern (8/2016 — 12/2016)
☛ Encoded two Shelley manuscripts using TEI markup language.
☛ Proofread code and marked up 15 critical mistakes in Github.
☛ Assisted with HTML/CSS development of the tool’s webpage.
☛ Gave feedback for user interface design to improve usability.
Library of Congress, DC
Editorial Intern (6/2015 — 9/2015)
☛ Wrote a comprehensive material report on the history of bikes.
☛ Collaborated with librarians and editors on two major projects.
☛ Researched and compiled around 100 library materials including books, galleys, film reel, discs, posters, photographs, and various physical objects.
☛ Used card catalog system to research validity of thirty copyright notices.
University of Maryland English Department, College Park
☛ Assisted professor with course design and lesson plans.
☛ Taught weekly lessons and led small group activities of around 20 students.
☛ Advised students regarding writing online and in person.
☛ Edited three primary course papers for clarity, organization, and ideas as well as gave student’s feedback.