Christina Nemec

Freelance Poem Writer & Travel Writer

Location:Truckee, California, United States
Phone: 530.414.5130
2 Skills
My combined writing and teaching experience provides me with a unique skill set. I communicate beautifully on paper as well as in person. I am organized and enjoy dynamic, collaborative projects. In addition, I am a creative thinker and an outstanding problem solver who can write in multiple genres.

Christina E.A. Nemec
Freelanced Resume

OBJECTIVE: Freelance Writing Consultant

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS: University Lecturer, Community College Instructor, Editor, Freelance Writer, Medical Writer, Creative Writer


English Professor, Sierra College, Truckee California, 2010 to Present
Courses Taught: English 501, English 1A, English 1B, English A
Activities and accomplishments:
Developed literature courses
Designed remedial and intermediate writing courses
Provided extra curricular film nights to enhance understanding and appreciation of assigned texts

University Lecturer, Department of English and Comparative Literature, University of California, Irvine, 1992-2005
Courses taught: Fundamentals of Composition, Critical Reading and Rhetoric, Argument and Research, Creative Writing
Activities and accomplishments:
Developed and designed numerous composition and literature courses
Developed fiction writing courses
Designed and taught a pilot course for Critical Reading and Rhetoric
Edited the first edition of A Student Guide to Writing at UCI
Originated and hosted Tsunami, a UCI radio interview program

Medical Writing Consultant, Optima Educational Solutions, 2001-2002
Activities and accomplishments:
Co-authored numerous articles for Eli Lilly pharmaceutical company and WebMD
Copyedited journal articles and slide presentations
Collaborated with individual doctors and writing teams
Assessed and met clients’ promotional needs
Developed writing strategies
Attended the 2002 APA Convention in Philadelphia for WebMD

Freelance Journalist, 1987-2012
Activities and accomplishments:
Originated and pitched numerous story ideas for regional and weekly publications
Wrote feature articles and reviews
Interviewed musicians, artists, and writers

High School English Teacher, Loyola College Prep, Shreveport, Louisiana, 1990-1992
Courses taught: AP Junior English, Standard Junior English, Creative Writing
Activities and accomplishments:
Designed and developed courses and syllabi
Selected texts
Attended AP conferences

Editor, 1987-1994
University of California, Irvine, Faultline Literary Journal
University of California, Irvine, A Student Guide to Writing at UCI
Louisiana State University, Shreveport, Spectra Literary Journal

Master of Fine Arts in Fiction, University of California, Irvine, 1995
Teaching Certification, Louisiana State University, Shreveport, 1990
B.A., English, Louisiana State University, Shreveport (*** Laude), 1987

Awarded a fellowship to attend the University of California, Irvine, 1992
Granted a scholarship to attend the Squaw Valley Community of Writers Workshop, 1995 and 1996
Skills (2) Rating
Poem Writing
Travel Writing