Working with words is where both my heart and head lie: a collision of passion and expertise.

SUMMARY

Summa cum laude graduate of St. Norbert College with a BA in English and minor in fine art. Published author of an ongoing YA Fantasy trilogy, Messengers, practicing editor and copy editor, and former editor for the St. Norbert College magazine and its literary journal, Graphos. Passion-driven and looking for a fulfilling, challenging career to continue in the publication field.

EXPERIENCE

08/2019 – Present
Editor at Deelat Industrial –
Remote
Writer, editor, and optimizer for Deelat’s official online stores. Responsible for weekly blog articles, customer Q&A, website maintenance, and incorporating keyword research and technical information into product descriptions, categories, and filters.

02/2019 Present
Editor at Melange Books –
Remote
Editor of fiction manuscripts, responsible for working one-on-one with authors on the basic content and copy editing of their novels. Formats novels as necessary.

01/2019 – Present
Editor, Copy Editor, Research and Social Media Lead at Written Dreams Publishing –
Remote
Multitasked subcontractor working primarily as an editor and copy editor of fiction and nonfiction manuscripts. Assists with research for authors, and runs weekly posts and events as an admin on the company’s social media pages. Helps with website editing and management.

08/2018 – 12/2018
Publications Associate at St. Norbert College
De Pere, WI
Responsible for editing the weekly SNC News and assisting with the writing and meticulous editing of articles for the SNC Magazine, according to SEO strategies. Also assisted with fact checking, database entry, and organizational strategies.

08/2017 – 12/2018
Writing Center Tutor at St. Norbert College
De Pere, WI
One-on-one tutor with students seeking assistance with the content and execution of their academic and creative writing. In Spring of 2018, received the most positive reviews of any Writing Center consultant.

08/2017 – 12/2018
Graphos Co-Editor at St. Norbert College
De Pere, WI
One of two editors responsible for the selection, proofreading, layout, design, and publication of St. Norbert College’s literary journal every semester. Managed team of formatters. Ran Facebook page and increased traffic 200%.

08/2016 – 12/2016
Intern at Wise Women Gathering Place
Green Bay, WI
Tasked with the writing, design, and publication of the Wise Women monthly newsletter for one semester.

EDUCATION

06/15 - High School Diploma (4.23 GPA)
Pewaukee High School - Pewaukee, WI

12/18 Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude (4.0 GPA)
St. Norbert College - De Pere, WI
English degree (creative writing emphasis) with art minor and Spanish language certificate.

SKILLS

Proficiencies:
• Writing (fiction/nonfiction)
• Editing, copy editing, and proofreading
• Research and compilation
• SEO keyword research
• Web content optimization
• Computer literacy, including Office, Google,
WordPress, and Photoshop
• Style guides, including AP and Chicago
• Social media content creation

Work Ethic:
• Quick learner
• Goal-driven
• Cooperative
• Creative problem-solver
• High attention to detail
• Completes tasks ahead of deadlines

AWARDS AND HONORS

Member, Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society (2017-Present)

Presenter, Sigma Tau Delta International English Convention (2018-2019)
Winner, Distinguished Undergraduate Research Award, Oral Presentation (2018)

Recipient, Mary McHale Wood Endowed Scholarship for Excellence in Writing (2018)

Recipient, the English Endowed Scholarship (2017)

Recipient, St. Norbert College Trustee Distinguished Scholarship (2015-2018)
Winner, St. Norbert College Literary Award, Fiction (2018)

Second place, St. Norbert College Literary Award, Critical Essay (2018)

Winner, St. Norbert College Literary Award, Fiction (2017)

Honorable mention, St. Norbert College Literary Award, Critical Essay (2017)

PUBLICATIONS

Messengers Book I: Water & Earth

Second Edition
Written Dreams Publishing
(Spring 2020)

Student Studio Offers Unique Opportunity to Emerging Artists

St. Norbert College eNews
(Feb. 2019)

Local Tattoo Artist Brings a New World of Ink to Campus

St. Norbert College eNews
(Oct. 2018)

Ask the Abbot

St. Norbert College eNews
(Nov. 2018)

Winter’s Prey

Burnt Pine Magazine
(Fall 2017)

Skylark Drive

Sheepshead Review
(Fall 2017)

Messengers Book I: Water & Earth

First Edition
Orange Hat Publishing
(Dec. 2016)

Graphos

12 short stories, 3 poems, and 21 paintings published over 7 semesters (Fall 2015-Fall 2018)

VISIT MY ACADEMIC PORTFOLIO FROM MY ENGLISH MAJOR AT ST. NORBERT COLLEGE, 2015-18