Tiandra Callaway

Freelance Creative Writer & Poem Writer

Location:Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
2 Skills
Tiandra M. Callaway
2624 Scott St. Apt. B
Little Rock, AR 72206
Phone: 859 433 0124
E-mail: tmc279@hotmail.com

Summary of Qualifications
*Thirteen (14)+ years of writing experience, established through personal interest
*Literature and journalism influence while acquiring B.A. degree
*Five (6)+ years of proofreading for peer development
Summary of Publications
*Multiple www.poetry.com submissions under my name, no pseudonyms
*Nature’s Echoes anthology submission, 2002
*Various articles for the Kentucky State University newspaper, The Thoroughbred News, 2002-2003
*Kentucky State University’s annual literary magazine, The Kentucky River, 2004

Work Experience
*Faculty, Arkansas Baptist College, Little Rock, AR - current
*Former teacher of English for Fayette County Public Schools, Lexington, KY
*Organizer of 7th grade portfolios at Scott County Middle School for CATS, Kentucky
*Proofreader for a University of Kentucky doctorate student in Educational Administration
*Administrative Assistant II for the Kentucky State University Department of Social Work and Criminal Justice where dictation, proofreading, and typing were a few duties given to perform by the immediate supervisor
*Co-editor of Kentucky State University’s literary magazine, The Kentucky River
*Teacher’s aide and student teacher positions for classroom experience
Writing Skills
*Ability to write multiple pages of original, cohesive, and genre-specific material
*Ability to create, artistically and technically, many forms of poetry, prose, articles, speeches, agendas, proposals, etc.
*Ability to proofread multiple pages of familiar and unfamiliar texts
*Ability to meet deadlines when dealing with any number of pages and topics
*Apprentice skills in copyediting, gaining knowledge

Bachelor of Arts, English with literature concentration, 2004
GPA: 3.52/4.0 – Magna *** Laude graduate, Departmental Honors
Kentucky State University, Frankfort

Master of Arts, Education with Secondary English concentration, 2007
GPA: 3.91/4.0 – Summa *** Laude graduate
University of Kentucky, Lexington

*Community service for various organizations including, but not limited to, the Sickle-Cell Anemia Foundation, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, and the March of Dimes
*Participation in youth development and care, especially concerning media influence
*Development of writing techniques and maturity
*Host and participant in several open-microphone poetry sessions
*In the process of writing three (3) books: a children’s book, fiction, a tribute to fathers
*Writer of poetry and short stories
*Music, comedy, and media studies
Skills (2) Rating
Creative Writing
Poem Writing