Current Resume
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Location: New York, NY, USA
University: John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Major: English

Current Resume

Freelance Editor/Proofreader
Spring 2019 – Present, New York, NY
• Evaluating manuscripts and jacket copy
• Editing and proofreading articles for clarity and cohesiveness
• Structuring layout and selecting images for articles
• Sharing and promoting articles on social media platforms

Manuscript Reader, The Word Editor-Writer Mentorship
Spring 2019, New York, NY
• Evaluated YA manuscripts based on quality of writing and strength of story pitch
• Recommended applications based on writers’ commitment to growth and contribution to underrepresented voices
• Took notes on manuscripts and shared them with The Word’s staff

Editorial Intern, Writers House Spring 2018, New York, NY
• Supported the office of Jodi Reamer, under the direction of her assistant Alec Shane
• Read and evaluated queries, full manuscripts and partials, and generated reader’s reports; focus on children’s books
• Assessed U.S. market value of foreign manuscripts
• Received and directed calls for all Writers House agents and their assistants at the front desk; routinely assisted the accounts department with cataloguing client information and expense tracking
• Regularly supplemented publishing education and practical experience through attending weekly tutorials on a range of subjects including subsidiary rights, contracts, accounting, editorial letters, and pitch letters


Play Reader, Pipeline Theatre Company Spring 2017, Fall 2017, New York, NY
• Evaluated plays based on strength of writing and fulfillment of Pipeline’s mission
• Recommended applications based on artists’ commitment to supporting Pipeline playwrights
• Took notes on plays and shared them with Pipeline staff

Literary Intern, New Dramatists Theatre Fall 2016, New York, NY
• Hospitality: greeted entering guests; handled emails; answered phone calls; updated the outside bulletin board; assisted staff members and playwrights with research and other tasks; kept Salesforce records updated; copied library scripts for patrons; kept track of inventory for various supplies
• Stage management: arranged rooms to director’s preference; copied and distributed scripts, contact info, and contracts; assisted playwrights and directors as needed
• Events: created and updated RSVP lists; assisted guests in reserving seats; checked in arriving guests; printed and distributed event programs; took notes at staff meetings

Writing Tutor/Teaching Assistant, John Jay College Spring 2013 - Fall 2015, New York, NY
• Examined and critiqued student essays, according to APA and MLA guidelines
• Presented various writing and grammar workshops; aided students in writing and editing resumes and cover letters
• Assisted students and professor with lesson plans and executed assignments/projects

Skills
Publishing: Proofreading; Copyediting; Evaluation/Critique
Computer: MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook); Cloud file storage; Adobe (Acrobat, InDesign, Photoshop); BAITS; Literary Expert; Gmail
Social Media: Youtube; Facebook; Twitter; Instagram; Tumblr; Reddit; Wordpress

Education
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY Fall 2010 - Spring 2014
BA English; Cum Laude, Honors in Major

Hobbies/Interests
Playing violin; Book club discussions; Video games; Writing poetry, songs, comedy sketches, plays and screenplays; Streaming Film/TV

Evaluation, Critique, Editing, Proofreading, Publishing, Theatre, English