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Freelance Writer and Editor
Publications include: AOL News, Boston Magazine, the Boston Globe, Dribbble's Courtside, Publishers Weekly, Spine Magazine, Bates Magazine, BookPage, Club Life Magazine, Creative Salem, Education Matters, ForeWord Reviews, Home & Garden, The Improper Bostonian, NC State Magazine, New England Film, New England Travel & Life, Taste for Life. 

Clients include: Brooklyn Academy of Music, EBSCO Publishing, Harvard University, Notch Interactive, Page Street Publishing, the Peabody Essex Museum, ReMain Nantucket, TripAdvisor.

Freelance Copyeditor and Proofreader
Clients include: City of Salem, Page Street Publishing, Taste for Life

Spine Magazine, Authors Editor and Contributing Writer, 2016-Present
Edit “Authors” section of Spine, a magazine covering the creative processes behind books. Oversee a staff of approx. 10 freelance writers and manage article process, from conception and assignment through editing. Serve as a primary contact for book industry publicists. Write regular features on writers and writing process.

Dribbble (Salem, MA), Writer, 2013-2015
Led transformation of occasional blog into online publication Courtside. Managed editorial calendar. Created and produced original content Monday-Thursday via Tumblr and in-house CMS. Helped launch Replay (circulation 40,000). Created and produced multiple article series. Promoted via social media channels including Twitter (136,000 followers) and Facebook (26,000 followers).

Dribbble (Salem, MA), Meetup Coordinator, 2013-2015
Helped coordinate/publicize Dribbble Meetups around the globe. In 2014, helped coordinate 125 Dribbble Meetups in 58 cities (24 countries). Dribbble Meetups 2014 were shortlisted for a Net Award - Grassroots Event of the Year. 

Page Street Publishing (Salem, MA), Copyeditor and Proofreader, 2012-2016
Copyedit and proofread lifestyle books for publisher distributed by Macmillan.

AOL News (NY, NY), Writer, 2010-2011
Wrote quick-turnaround features (500-1,000 words in 2-3 hours) for “Good News." Circulation 1 million+.

Professional and Volunteer Activities

The Clothing Connection, Salem, MA, local nonprofit providing new clothes to children in the Salem Public Schools; co-founder and co-president, 2016-present

Longform Writers' Group, founder and facilitator, 2016-present

Salem Education FoundationSalem, MA, writer, 2013-present

Salem Literary Festival, planning committee member, 2019-present

Salem Recycles Book Swap, Salem, MA, volunteer, 2012-present

EDUCATION

Georgetown University, Washington, DC. MA, English

College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA. BA, English, anthropology minor