Amanda England

Freelance Creative Writer & Editor

Location:Hagerstown, Maryland, United States
2 Skills

University of Maryland University College
B.S. in English, cumulative GPA: 3.5
Hagerstown Community College
A.A. in Arts and Sciences, English Concentration, cumulative GPA: 3.8

Relevant Experience

Relevant Education
• Various English and Writing classes, including creative, technical, and research writing; literature, and grammar.
• Graphic Design, HCC, Spring 2010. Utilized Adobe Creative Suite to create various projects, including newsletters and brochures
• Information Systems Technology, UMUC, Summer 2012. Utilized Microsoft Office Projects to create projects best suited to disseminate information.

Fiction and Non Fiction Writing, 2008-2013—Recent Selections of Print Publications:
• “Nothing Here Can Wash Away” 42 Magazine, Fall 2012
• “Hands” from the ebook Lucid, FictionBrigade, Fall 2012
• “A Letter to My Father” Amoskeag, University of Southern New Hampshire, Spring 2012
• “Creation” The Snail Mail Review, Spring 2012

• Assistant Editor for Hagerstown Community College’s Hedge Apple, 2010
• Reading Committee for Hagerstown Community College’s Hedge Apple, 2010-Current
• Experienced in copyediting, content editing, and proofreading

Academic Activities

• President of HCC’s English Club, Fall 2011-Spring 2012
• Leadership Club President, Spring 2011
• Recording Secretary and PR Officer of the Pi Theta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, HCC 09-10
• Vice President of Literary Development for HCC’s English Club, HCC 09-10

Professional Organizations

Association of Writers and Writer’s Programs, Member since 2010
Phi Theta Kappa, Middle States Alumni, Member since 2010

Honors and Awards
2012 Washington County Short Story Contest Winner, 2011 Best of the Net Poetry Nominee, 2010 Coca Cola Silver Scholar, 2010 All-State Maryland Academic Team
Skills (2) Rating
Creative Writing