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Carol Ullmann

Freelance Editor & Writer

2008
Location:Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/carolullmann
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Professional editor for 11 years and professional writer for 7 years in the field of educational reference.

QUALIFICATIONS
Editing
Professional editor for eleven years. Managing content editor of Short Stories for Students, Literary Movements for Students, and Poetry Criticism at Thomson Gale. Volunteer newsletter editor for non-profit BroadUniverse. Experienced in content selection, keyer markup, copyediting, proofreading, frontmatter, backmatter, parsing code, and creating indices. Proficient with current editions of The Chicago Manual of Style and MLA.

Writing
Professional writer for seven years with experience in literature, biography, and social studies topics for reference books. Author of 44 chapters in seven different series; author of 22 critical essays. Winner of a 2000 Hopwood Award for minor fiction.

EMPLOYMENT
Freelance writer and editor – March 2004 to present
Ann Arbor, MI
Writes and edits chapters and essays on literary and biographical topics for reference books for Thomson Gale, now Gale Cengage, including Newsmakers, Novels for Students, Drama for Students, Poetry for Students, Short Stories for Students, and others.

Part-time Instructor – Fall 2004 and Winter 2005
Washtenaw Community College
Ann Arbor, MI
Taught a course on computer literacy (CIS 099) for two terms.

Editor – May 2001 to September 2003
Thomson Gale
Farmington Hills, MI
Coordinated content for literature reference books, including Literary Movements for Students, Short Stories for Students and Poetry Criticism; initiated and implemented process revisions, resulting in increased efficiency and reduced errors; worked independently on budget, content selection, contractor coordination, copyediting, and proofreading; trained two new editorial staff on all processes.

Assistant Editor – June 2000 to April 2001
Pierian Press
Ann Arbor, MI
Assisted in content and production work for biannual volume, A Matter of Fact; initiated multinational press release collection via the Internet, resulting in increased coverage for the series; worked independently on content selection, content keying, proofreading, and copyediting.

EDUCATION
M.A. with merit, University of Reading, 2004 – Archaeology
B.A. *** laude, University of Michigan, 2000 – Anthropology (with high honors) and Creative Writing

AWARDS AND MEMBERSHIPS
Hopwood Award for Minor Fiction, April 2000

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