Craig Sarich

Freelance Creative Writer & Blog Writer

Location:Garrison, New York, United States
2 Skills
Craig Sarich
23 Mandalay Drive, Poughkeepsie NY 12603 (914) 441-6383 -

Professional Summary
Successful writer, editor, and proofreader with a BA in English/Creative Writing and a humor column. Looking for a role that challenges my potential, yet allows for professional growth while I pursue an MS in Publishing.

State University of New York, New Paltz, NY
Bachelor of Arts, English/Creative Writing, December 2008
Dean’s List Honors, 3.6/4.0 GPA, *** laude

Agency Intern July 2011-Present
Fairbank Literary Agency Hudson NY
-Read and evaluated queries from prospective authors
-Helped create marketing plan for a successful book series
-Proofread, rewrote, and reworked author’s works to prepare them for publication

Additional Experience
Write humor about NYC for 212Access
Write technical copy for AdWorks, Inc
Write a bi-weekly Ulster County, NY blog for The Free George
Write humor column for the Daily Freeman
Wrote humor column for Otherwise Caffeinated
Currently copyediting and proofreading an unnamed fiction anthology
Transcribed financial interviews for WordWorks
Wrote for – my writing was used to promote the film Horrible Bosses
Wrote comedy material for working comedians
Wrote a humor column for The New Paltz Oracle
Copyedited and proofread 2011 Stonesthrow Review
Created design and layout for 2009 Stonesthrow Review
Copyedited and proofread 2009 Stonesthrow Review
Wrote copy for sales scripts, presentations, and marketing materials targeted to C-level executives
Performed stand-up comedy in New York City comedy clubs

Writing Awards and Accomplishments
Won New Paltz New Play Festival for the stage play An And is Not a But
Won Best Guerilla Short for the film script Hooked on Crack: A Plumber's Story
Won Jessica Abel Story and Comic Strip Contest for the sitcom script Exiled to Suburbia
Won Celebration of Writing Day at SUNY New Paltz for the short story “Quitting”
Won Marist College/SUNY New Paltz short story contest for “Quitting”
New Paltz Players selected and performed the play Midnight Bunny Slippers
Midnight Bunny Slippers performed off-Broadway in New York City

Skills and Training
Well-versed in Chicago Style, APA Style, and AMA Style
Proficient with Microsoft Suite, Web 2.0, Google Docs, and the Internet
Skills (2) Rating
Creative Writing
Blog Writing