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Assistant Staff

Long Beach, California, 90802, United States
May 26, 2018

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Dwayne Epstein


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Long Beach, CA 90802


Mercer County Community College, West Windsor NJ 1/85-6/89 Graduated with AA in Humanities. Earned acceptance in Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society as well as winning several PTK essay contests. Experience

Author of Lee Marvin: Point Blank, published by Schaffner Press. Dates Employed Oct 2011 – Present

Winner of the Bronze in Biography Category of 2013 Independent Publisher Book Awards, Indie Book finalist for Book of the Year and a New York Times ebook bestseller at number four.

Filmfax/Outré Magazine, Evanston, ILL. 1996 – Present Researched, interviewed and wrote articles for national magazine on Lee Marvin, Woody Strode (last interview), Gregory Walcott, Steve Allen, Sid Caesar, The Rat Pack, Sam Fuller, Bobby Darin, John Belushi, Neal Adams, Greg Hildebrandt, Kevin McCarthy, Clint Walker and more. Lucent Books, San Diego, CA. 1/03-6/10

Author of titles in People in the News Series: Adam Sandler (2004), Will Ferrell

(2005), Hilary Swank (2007), Hillary Clinton (2008), Nancy Pelosi, (2009), Hillary Clinton update (2010) and Denzel Washington (2010). Also authored Lawmen of the Old West (2005) for History Makers Series.

Miller Educational Materials/R.F. Dawn Inc/Artesian Press, Buena Park, CA. 6/97-11/02

Employed initially as copy editor and proofreader of educational materials catalog. Promoted to Managing Editor of all in-house catalogs, books and ancillary materials. Responsibilities included layout and composition of text and graphics as well as the management of production staff. Also authored four separate in-house fiction titles and three corresponding workbooks. Locarno Film Festival, 1997

Co-authored Serious Pleasures, an international publication for The Locarno Film Festival. Content consists of in-depth research chapters on American films chosen by filmmakers Oliver Stone, John Woo, Francis Ford Coppola, Woody Allen, Clint Eastwood and Kathryn Bigelow as examples of American films worthy of reexamination. Published internationally in several languages. Also worked on Krohn’s Joe Dante and the Gremlins of Hollywood.

Jewish Community Chronicle, Long Beach, CA 12/92-1/94 Began as freelance journalist and came on staff shortly thereafter as Assistant Editor writing and laying out bimonthly newspaper. Highlights included exclusive investigative piece on the vandalism of a local synagogue resulting in federal prosecution of the perpetrators as a hate crime.

FreeSpeak, Anaheim, CA 2/92-6/92.

Produced in conjunction with a fellow journalist to create an alternative to mainstream press. Stories were independently self-generated. Distribution consisted of local colleges.

Southern California Community Newspapers, South Gate, CA. 10/90-2/91 Worked in bureau covering Montebello. Responsibilities included complete reporting, layout and production of Montebello News. Cranbury Publications, Cranbury, NJ 10/89-9/90

Coming on staff having worked freelance for three months, eventually earned position of Assistant Editor. Responsibilities included all manner of newspaper production for five monthly area newspapers published with Quark Express. College Voice, Mercer College, NJ 11/88-2/89

Wrote essays, film reviews and articles of interest while enrolled. American Jewish Life, Trenton, NJ, 10/86-2/87

Responsibilities included articles of local interest as well as reviews of contemporary films.

Hearst Community Newspapers, South Gate, CA 7/82-9/83 Responsibilities as freelance Entertainment Correspondent included concisely written film reviews as well as year-end analysis of events in popular culture. References/Writing Samples

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