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Acquisitions Editor • Not Your Mother’s Breast Milk • August 2016–Present
Solely responsible for curating a wide variety of content for art website. Directly corresponds with authors and team members to develop emerging blog. Coordinates with editor-in-chief to maintain voice and mission of works accepted.
Acquisitions Reader • The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency • February 2017–Present
Acts as first opinion regarding the acceptance of manuscripts. Reads novel manuscripts in their entirety to write reader reports. Gives recommendation to agents to consider the piece based on detailed analysis of technique, form, and content.
Acquisitions Editor • Hair Trigger • January 2017–May 2017
Wrote weekly, in-depth evaluations for submissions to award-winning anthology. Facilitated discussions of merits to each piece, leading to accepting or rejecting the works. Compiled editorial suggestions from team members to recommend to author.
Content Creation Intern • WomenonTop/ResoNews • august 2016–May 2017
Created content for English channel of ResoNews, a lifestyle app. Researched and wrote five articles per week, and managed SEO to generate variety of readers.
Assistant Editor • Punctuate • August 2016–December 2016
Critiqued submissions for non-fiction magazine. Evaluated potential and compatibility of each submission to the magazine. Edited accepted batches.
Advanced Fiction Tutor • Columbia College Chicago • January 2016–May 2017
Tutored multiple students for two-hour sessions each week. Devised individualized lesson plans. Critiqued student work. Collaborated with professors for student success. Assigned grades for student credit.
BFA in Creative Writing • August 2017 • Columbia College Chicago
Graduated cum laude. Maintained a major GPA of 4.0 (and a GPA of 3.799) while working through school. Dean’s List: Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017. Received Mary Parson Donnellon Scholarship for Achievement in Creative Writing. Board Member of Hillel (Interfaith Coordinator). Coordinated and acted as liaison for department commencement showcase.
Jewish Theology • 2012 • Gateshead Jewish Academy
Managing editor of student yearbook. Delivered commencement address.
- Blind Faith (under pen name) Jerusalem Publications, 2012
- “Living Past The Werther Effect” Spork!, July 2015
- “Martyrdom and Mental Illness” Spork!, December 2015
- “Surviving an Israeli Terrorist Attack Did Not Prepare Me For Surviving Donald Trump’s Victory” The Jewish Daily Forward, November 2016
- “Shadow Of The Morning” Not Your Mother’s Breast Milk, July 2017