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Elizabeth Reinhard

Freelance Creative Writer & Editor

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Location:New York, New York, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/elizabethreinhard
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EDUCATION
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY New York, NY Graduating 2011
MFA in Fiction Writing
• Relevant Coursework: Courses in writing, literature, criticism, and theory, as well as two courses outside of the program

THE WILLIAM ESPER STUDIO New York, NY (1/09-7/09)
• Coursework: intensive training in the Meisner method of acting and the Williamson movement technique

DUKE UNIVERSITY Durham, NC Graduated 2008
BA in English with a Minor in Theater Studies
• Coursework: Intro to Documentary Studies, Fiction Writing Independent Study, Fiction Writing, Advanced Acting, Gospels, Screenwriting, Russian Theater, The Russian Novel, Spanish Civil War Literature, African-American Theater, New Works: Writing Short Plays, Shakespeare, D.H. Lawrence, Literary Theory, Television Journalism, Spanish for Oral Communication, Computer Science, Film after 1960
• Collaborated with a teacher to create an interactive play, The Jazz Loft based on the life of Theolonius Monk
• Wrote a full-length screenplay in the style of Christopher Guest
• Wrote a 50 page gospel for the renowned Reynolds Price
• Performed in ******* A by Suzan Lori-Parkes
• Performed in the New Works Festival of student plays

UPRIGHT CITIZENS BRIGADE New York, NY July 2007
• Coursework: classes in Improv Technique at the school founded by Amy Poehler, Matt Besser, Ian Roberts, and Matt Walsh

THE WRITING INSTITUTE AT SARAH LAWRENCE Bronxville, NY Fall 2005
• Coursework: Acting for Writers, Memoir, The Short Story

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DRAMATIC ARTS New York, NY Summer 2005
• Coursework: Intensive training in the Meisner method, Voice and Speech, Movement, Singing

THE TAFT SCHOOL Watertown, CT (9/02-5/04)
• AP: English Literature and Composition-5, European History-4, US Government-4, Spanish Language-5, US History-4, English Language-5
• SAT1: Math-690, Verbal-770; Subject Tests: Literature-760, Writing-740
• Advanced Acting
• Participated in The Masque and Dagger Theater Group, Dorm Monitor, Ultimate Frisbee

BROWN UNIVERSITY Providence, RI (7/01-8/01)
• Summer Course in Literature and Film

THE NIGHTINGALE-BAMFORD SCHOOL New York, NY (9/90-6/02)
• Silver Medal on the National Latin Exam 2001
• Member of the Varsity Dance Team and Chorale Ensemble

WORK EXPERIENCE

BookRags, LLC Delaware (7/2011-present)
Freelance Writer
• Write study guides for works of literature including plot summary, analysis, themes, topics for discussion, and research about the historical context of novel
Plum TV New York, NY (6/06-8/06)
Summer Intern
• Helped setting up shoots, contacted on-air guests, brainstormed new shows, made travel plans for business trips, researched segments, archived material, wrote production schedules, handled expense reports

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE AND ACTIVITIES
Pi Beta Phi Sorority, Duke University (2004-2008)
• Apparel Coordinator: designed and ordered all sorority apparel and handled the expenses
• SSS Chair: organized activities for seniors

PUBLICATION
Second Prize in the Dylan Days Student Fiction Competition and Published in the Associated Literary Journal, Talkin’ Blues (2008)
LANGUAGE/COMPUTER SKILLS
• Experienced in Microsoft Word, Excel, Celtx, Facebook, MySpace, Twitter
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Creative Writing
Editing