TEACHING (ENGLISH ADJUNCT LECTURER/INSTRUCTOR): Monroe Community College SUNY College at Brockport, NY Brooklyn College, NY SUNY at Albany, NY
PROFESSIONAL WRITING/EDITING EXPERIENCE:
Nixon Peabody, LLP, Proofreader: Proofread, edit, and write documents for international law firm including firmwide online weekly newsletter, Rochester office environmental newsletter, and marketing documents.
Freelance writing/editing: various assignments, including articles for the Mid-Hudson Post Pioneer, copywriting for Spin Marketing, Inc., and proofreading/copyediting for Roberts Communications, Inc. and McElveney & Palozzi Design Group, Inc.
New York Shakespeare Festival, Development Writer: Researched/wrote grant proposals, reports to donors, annual report, brochures, and flyers; general editing, proofreading.
Research Foundation, State University of New York, Office of International Programs, Program Assistant: Researched/wrote background papers, coordinated/wrote proposals, copy editor for International Programs Bulletin, speechwriter, general editing, proofreading.
Research Foundation, State University of New York, Washington, D.C. Assistant to the Director: Facilitated SUNY liaison with all aspects of the federal government. Compiled/edited Washington Fact Book; general editing, proofreading.
BOA Editions (Publisher) and The New York Literary Center: Administrative/Editorial Assistant.
Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY, MFA in Creative Writing SUNY College at Brockport, Brockport, NY, MA in English; BS in English SUNY College at Fredonia, Fredonia, NY, Major: Music
TRAINING IN OTHER AREAS:
Dance: Ballet, 7 years; Music: piano, 10 years including study at the Preparatory Department of the Eastman School of Music, Rochester, N.Y. and SUC Fredonia; voice, 2 years; other instruments studied: flute, violin; Art: 3 years, areas of study include: drawing, oil painting, printmaking, photography, history of American art; Theater: SUC Brockport.
Magna Cum Laude, Brockport; Semester and Cumulative Dean’s Lists, All Semesters, Brockport; Liberal Arts Award, Brockport; The Warren M. Morgan Memorial Award for Excellence in English, Brockport.
Editor: “A Conversation with Anthony Piccione and A. Poulin, Jr.” in A Ballet for the Ear: Interviews, Essays and Reviews, by John Logan. A. Poulin, Jr., editor. (Poets in Poetry Series), University of Michigan Press.
Assistant: The Essays of Mark Van Doren: 1924-1972. William Claire, editor. (Contributions in American Studies: no. 47), Greenwood Press.
Editor: The New York Landscape (poems by twenty SUNY poets, with visual responses by twenty SUNY artists), exhibition catalog (SUNY); as part of a graduate semester internship at SUNY-wide Programs in the Arts.
Co-Editor: State University of New York Washington Fact Book, 1983-84.
Copy Editor: Office of International Programs Bulletin, (SUNY).
Editor: Office of International Programs Annual Report 1984, (SUNY).
Assistant Editor: Literature and Medicine, Vol. III. William Claire, Editor, SUNY Press. Reprinted by Johns Hopkins University Press.
Assistant: Contemporary American Poetry, 3rd ed., A. Poulin, Jr., Editor, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1980.
Photographer: Vietnam Flashbacks, Pig Iron No. 12, 1984. Two photographs.
Speechwriter: “The Thinking, Feeling, Caring Society,” 1984 SUC Fredonia Commencement Address delivered by Dr. Wilbert J. LeMelle. (Also designed graphic composition of pamphlet of speech.)
Freelance editing, proofreading, photography: various assignments.