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Roberta Fabiani

Freelance Creative Writer & Editor

Location:United States
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Roberta Fabiani

407 Dale Drive
Burlington, WI 53105

English Faculty - Part - time

College of Lake County Grayslake, IL Jan '09 - Present
English I
English II

English Departmet Faculty Part -Time

Illinois Institute of Art Chicago, IL Mar '08 - Present
Introduction to College Skills
English I
English II


UW - Parkside Kenosha, WI Aug '06 - Jan '09
Comp. & Adv. Comp & Business Writing

Roberta Fabiani
407 Dale Drive
Burlington, WI. 53105

I have been writing articles, poems, book reviews and critical essays for more than twenty
years. My work has appeared in both local and national publications. Current Vice
-President State of Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word,
Outlook Express, Netscape , the Internet, Power Point, and Quark. Editing and research
skills. Experienced teacher, public speaker, tutor and workshop presenter and Administrator
Basic Plus Literacy Exam.

MFA Queens University of Charlotte, North Carolina January 2006

* Thesis - Against the Grain
Advisor - Cathy Smith Bowers
Readers - Ashley Warlick Pickney Benedict
* Craft Research and Presentation
The Role of the Poem's Title : Announcement , Dedication , Introduction or Active Ingredient
Advisor - James McKowen
BA Professional Communications / English 2003
Alverno College Milwaukee, Wisconsin

* National Deans List
Professional Experience

2003 - Instructor
Council for the Spanish Speaking, Inc.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

* Introduction to English Classes
* Best Plus Literacy Oral Test Administrator
* Family Literary Co- Chair 2004
* Writing Seminars
2002 - 2004 Instructor
The American Red Cross
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The American Red Cross
Southwestern Tri-County Chapter
Racine ,Wisconsin

* Community Education Courses
2001 - 2003 Writing Assistant
Communications Center
Alverno College
Milwaukee , Wisconsin

* Student Writing Support Services
* Campus Presentations
* English/Writing Tutor
1992 - 1993 Substitute Special Education Support
CESA II Co-Operative Education
Westosha Office
Paddock Lake , Wisconsin

* classroom and student support
1989 - 1991 Director / Instructor
Bright Eyes Childcare
San Francisco , California

* developed transition program
medically fragile child into school and daycare
Professional Memberships

Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets - Executive Vice President ( current )
Board Secretary ( past)
Wisconsin Regional Writer's Association
Author's Echo
Alverno Alumni
Special Olympics

Professional Memberships ( past )

2001 -2003 Association for Woman in Communication
Alverno College Chapter

2002 - 2003 Inside /Out Editorial Committee
Alverno College Literary Publication
1991 -1992 Chair - Year of the Child
Kenosha County Extension Homemakers
Kenosha , Wisconsin

1991 -1993 Co - Chair Just Say No Club
Wheatland Center School
Wheatland , Wisconsin

1992 -1993 Fashion Show Model Co-ordinator
Spring Fling
Kenosha County Extension Homemakers
Kenosha , Wisconsin

1992-1993 Board Member Family Support Program
Kenosha County
Kenosha , Wisconsin

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Kenosha , Wisconsin

Professional Presentations

2005 Poetry as Art : Art Inspired Poetry
Keynote Address
State of Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets
Spring Conference
Racine , Wisconsin
2005 The Power of the Poem
Adult Education Department
Council for Spanish Speaking
Milwaukee Wisconsin

2004 Journey Into the Poem
Harvest Moon Festival
Milwaukee , Wisconsin

2003 Publication Fact & Fiction
Burlington Public Library
Burlington , Wisconsin

2002 Dead or Alive
Real Poet Reading
Wheatland Center School
Wheatland , Wisconsin

2002 Writer's on Writing
Writer's Digest and Barnes Nobles
Worldwide Writing Event
Racine , Wisconsin


" skeletons in the closet ", "conflict of interest ", "a sign of the times " Artery III May 2003
" G -34" Alverno College , Inside Out , Spring 2003
"Autumn's Calling " Wisconsin Poet's Calendar 2002
" The Rodeo Girl ", "parting" Alverno College , Inside Out Spring 2002
" The Real Thing" Free Verse ,January 2002

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" The Real Thing" Free Verse ,January 2002
"winter news" Spotlight on the Arts -The Burlington Area Arts Council July/August2001
"delicate balance" Artery: The Root River Poets at Spectrum Gallery May 2001
" house sitting" Free Verse , May 2001
" Into This Night " Free Verse ,September 2001
" Season's Greetings" Free Verse , December 2000
"Blended Blood" Free Verse , October 2000
"Here the butterflies are yellow..." Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets Museletter Fall 2000
"Slippers" Free Verse , June 2000
"Why" Free Verse , March 2000
"Colour of Choice" Free Verse , February 2000
"The Couple" The Week Newspaper May 1999
"The Letter" Wisconsin Academy of Science, Arts and Letters , April 1999
"Heart to Heart" Lutheran Social Services TQS Team Cards March 1999
"Silver Tongue" Wisconsin Academy of Science, Arts and Letters, May 1998
"Chatterbox" The Standard Press Newspaper March 1998
"wishing too", "connected", "Scrambled Eggs", "Walking too..."
The Writer's Block February 1998
"In the garden, a September Sunday"
Wisconsin Academy Science, Arts and Letters , May 1997
"Ode to Cologne", "Still Checks" The Writer's Block , May 1997
"Here the butterflies are yellow..." The Writer's Block , April 1997
"Partners" Burlington Area Arts Council Newsletter , March 1997
"Leather and Lace" Burlington Area Arts Council Newsletter , March 1996

Book Reviews

"Victor Considerant and the Rise and Fall of French Socialism"
Southwestern Historical Quarterly 2001

"The Star Spangled Banner Poems" by D. Dahmel
Free Verse June 2000

"The Meadow" by J. Galvin
Creative Connection July 1999

Poetry Chapbook

" Bits & Pieces" October 2001 ISBN 0-9714633-0-1

St. Petersburg , Russia Summer Literary Series Poetry Fellowship 2001
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