Freelance writer. Prior experience includes writing bar and restaurant reviews for a Columbus Ohio website, SEO and ad copy for media companies, interviews and articles for business newsletters and technical reports for oil company executives and geologists. Published creative writer, mainly poetry.
August 2013 – Present
-Wrote and edited SEO and ad copy for Holony Media. Conducted interviews and wrote articles for the West Chester Liberty Chamber of Commerce’s monthly newsletter. Assisted the Sorg Opera House Revitalization Group with grant writing. Researched and wrote bar and restaurant reviews for drinkupcolumbus.com.
Federal Gold Traders – Columbus, OH
Store Manager, August 2012 to August 2013
-Assisted in preparation of business and sales strategies and created employee training materials. Responsible for store operations which included the assaying and buying of precious metals, creating end-of-day buy reports and maintaining accurate financial records for store operations.
Diversified Well Logging – Eighty-Four, PA
Geosteerer Unit Manager, August 2011 to May 2012
-Collected and interpreted geologic and drilling data. Created daily reports and finalized end of well reports for oil company geologists, directional drillers and on-site company representatives. Responsible for the day-to-day on-site geology operations.
Chatham University – Pittsburgh, PA
Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, 2010
Ohio Wesleyan University – Delaware, OH
Bachelor of Arts in Geology, 2008
Insect, Antique (2 Poems)
The Boiler Journal – Spring, 2014
Fall in Ohio (Poem)
Sheepshead Review- December, 2013
Fresh Earth (Poem)
Penmen Review November, 2013
The Graveyard Tour (Poem)
Decades Review October, 2013
The Pint Room in Dublin (Article)
Drink Up Columbus May 13, 2013
Cholera, Politics and Prohibition: Historic Columbus Taverns (Article)
Drink Up Columbus March 18, 2013
Columbus Bars With All That Jazz (Article)
Drink Up Columbus February 25, 2013
First Pinch, Roger’s Cyborg Update, On Becoming a Dog (Poems)
Breadcrumb Scabs January 2010
The Jolly Tinker (Poem)
The Coal Hill Review September 1, 20