Port Chester, New York
Senior Copy Editor, Mary Ann Liebert Publishing Co. (Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News)
• Responsible for working closely with editorial team and bringing a bi-monthly print issue (GEN) from initial write through completion.
• Responsible for writing several columns for each issue and maintaining strict deadlines.
• Responsible for the accuracy and completion of the project data.
• Responsible for uploading completed bi-monthly issues and daily breaking news items to the company’s website.
• Managed a team to generate and regularly update a 750-page directory of biotechnology companies.
• Managed and maintained this directory when it went online in 2004.
• Wrote for several trade publications within the company, e.g. Natural Pharmacy, Premier Hospital Services Report, and others.
Freelance Writing/Editorial Experience
• Completed two non-fiction books for clients (ghostwritten)
• Edited 400-page novel for client
• Conducted one-on-one tutorials for new writers
• Published author of six non-fiction books and numerous articles for trade publications and newsletters
• Freelance copywriter responsible for writing press releases and designing promotional pieces
• Teacher of creative writing and writing skills in adult education programs and private classes
• Co-producer of film entitled: Nikola Tesla: The Man and His Work
• Publisher of 8-page newsletter for new writers
• Freelance writer and editor, Kane Associates and Navta Associates responsible for editing and writing text for English, science and math texts.
• Freelance copyeditor Mathematics, School Dept. McGraw-Hill Publishing Company and Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, responsible for editing grades K thru 8, student and teacher editions.
• Freelance editor Weller Associates, responsible for editing and proofreading CLEP manuscript and grade 6 Social studies text.
Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
Writer's Guild of America
Editorial Freelancers Association
Recipient of VOYA's (Voice of Youth Advocates) 1999 Nonfiction Honors for
Emily Dickinson: Singular Poet, published by Lerner Publications.
Bachelor of Science English major, Mercy College
25+graduate credits Writing and Literature, Fairfield University and College of New Rochelle