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Location: Washington D.C., DC, USA
School: American University
Field of study: Creative Writing

Resume

JACK JORDAN
Washington, D.C. • ------------ • ------------
PROFILE
Writer, editor, and current MFA student with experience in the creative development process. Knowledge of
film and scriptwriting. Ability to connect with people, provide administrative support to management and staff,
and deliver high-quality service in a fast-paced environment using interpersonal skills, including teamwork,
flexibility, and creativity.
EDUCATION
American University, Washington, D.C. Degree in progress
Masters of Fine Arts, Creative Writing June 2022
Current GPA 4.0/4.0
Writing courses: Advanced Workshop, Advanced Workshop, Studies in Literary Craft
Literature courses: Studies in Culture and Technology, History of the Novel
Pedagogy course: Teaching Composition and Rhetoric
Professors: Dolen Perkins-Valdez, author of two novels, best-selling author of the novel Wench, member
of the PEN/Faulkner board of directors;
Kyle Dargan, author of five collections of poetry, Cave Canem prize winner, Hurston/Wright Legacy
award winner
University of Denver, Denver, CO Graduated
Bachelor of Arts and Humanities May 2018
Major in English with a Concentration in Creative Writing; Minor in Film, Media, and Journalism
Scriptwriting and Film Courses: Scriptwriting, Film Production, Film Criticism
Creative Writing Courses: Creative Writing, Creative Writing Fiction, Advanced Creative Writing Fiction
Poetry Writing Courses: Creative Writing Poetry, Advanced Creative Writing Poetry
Additional Writing Courses: Writing and Research, Topics in Philosophy Writing, Rhetoric and Academic
Writing
Professors: Bin Ramke, editor, poet with over 15 published works or anthologies, two-time Iowa Poetry
Award Winner;
Laird Hunt, author of seven novels, Anisfield-Wolf Book Award Winner, PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction
Finalist
Blair Academy, Blairstown, NJ Graduated
Literary Magazine Contributing Editor May 2013
AWARD
University of Denver, Student Film Festival Winner, King of Hearts 2016
Wrote and helped cast a short science fiction film about a young man in trouble
WRITING PROJECTS
Short Story: “Blue Box”—Explores morality and human identity and its potential for technological revision
Novel: Mythos—Explores introspection and a woman's experience of the end of the world
ADDITIONAL WRITING EXPERIENCE
Independent Work, Post Graduate Admissions Essay Writing Coach, Denver, CO 2017
Aspen Institute, Creative Writing Workshop Participant, Aspen, CO 2014ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE
The Park Artists Group, Los Angeles, CA December 11, 2018 – June 11, 2019
Assistant—At a talent agency that finds auditions for actors in commercials, episodics, and feature films
Helped an agent with management by submitting actors on a wide range of roles, contacting casting
directors, providing assistance over the phone, maintaining databases, and helping actors manage
deadlines.
The Bleachers Corporation, Stamford, CT Winter 2015
Intern—At a startup that streams videos of athletic events for boarding and independent day schools
Helped build a sense of community among students, parents, alumni, faculty, coaches, and administrators
by writing website content, filming events, and maintaining a database
Gracie Asset Management, New York, NY Summer 2012
Intern—At a credit hedge fund that invests globally in a broad range of financial instruments
Helped managers make investment decisions to increase revenues by researching over 1,400 companies
to create a database of key investment criteria
CUSTOMER SERVICE EXPERIENCE
Bruegger’s Bagels, Denver, CO Summer 2016
Staff Worker—At a well-established restaurant and takeaway food service (one of 260 locations nationwide)
Enhanced customer service by assisting with special orders while providing hospitality and meeting tight
deadlines
SKILLS: Research, critical analysis, content development, collaboration, project management, Microsoft Word
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: ------------/in/jbjordan200; raised in Greenwich, CT