Seven Stories Press Publishing House, New York, NY, September 2007-May 2008, Editorial and Publicity Intern
*Read, edited, and evaluated manuscripts.
*Read and responded to submissions.
*Organized large mailings and author readings/tours.
*Helped to implement book publicity campaigns and kept in contact with authors.
*Put together detailed press kits.
*On the job accomplishments included researching and writing award-winning grants.
*Updated and maintained media and event databases.
The Nibble Online Gourmet Food Magazine, New York, NY, September 2007-December 2007, Editorial and Writing Intern
*Pitched, researched, and wrote gourmet food reviews and articles.
*Compiled food glossaries and photos for reader references.
*Edited and fact checked various online content.
*Cooked, baked, and drank in the name of food education and research.
New Orleans Review Literary Magazine, New Orleans, LA, January 2005-May 2005, Co-editor
∗Helped to choose and edit the creative pieces submitted to the magazine for the 2005 issue.
∗Learned to format the magazine and aided the main staff in organizing page layout.
∗Read, sorted, and replied to submissions.
Loyola Office of Public Affairs and Publications, New Orleans, LA, August 2004-December 2004, Co-editor and Journalist
∗Researched and wrote articles for all four Loyola publications.
∗Helped in editing and page layout of publications.
Master of Fine Arts, The New School, New York, NY, May 2008
Concentration: Creative Nonfiction
Bachelor of Arts, Loyola University, New Orleans, LA, May 2005
Major: English Writing
TEFL certificate, Via Lingua, Crete, Greece, August 2005
Teaching English as a Foreign Language learned through the completion of a 4-week, 120-hour intensive course involving ten 1-hour teaching practices.
Microsoft Office, Excel, Filemaker Pro, and PowerPoint
Internet Proficiency (HTML)