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Ted K

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Completed Orders 11
Revisions/Order 0.45
Repeat Clients 20%
Last Login 9/29/2016
Location Jamaica Plain, MA
Education Masters Degree
Status Available
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Summary of Experience
Ted is an award-winning author and former teaching/writing fellow at the Iowa Writers' Workshop. His fiction, journalism, criticism, and poetry have appeared in publications across the country. He is interested in plot-driven literary fiction and non-fiction about crime and tragedy. He has a professional, academic, and editorial background. He also has some interest and expertise in writing assessment tools and their efficacy in writing instruction.
Specialties
Editing novel manuscripts. Ghostwriting. Copy writing.
Interests
Fiction editing. Copy writing.
Education
Iowa Writers' Workshop - University of Iowa Aug 2009 – May 2011
Fiction Writing, MFA

The Iowa Writers' Workshop was the first graduate writing program in the country. It has been consistently ranked as the top program in a now crowded field. Ted was awarded a prestigious teaching/writing fellowship by the faculty, which means he distinguished himself among his classmates with the quality of his writing.


Boston University Creative Writing Program Aug 2005 – May 2006
Fiction Writing, MA

Boston University's rigorous one-year creative writing program is complemented by an intensive literary analysis component.


University of Michigan - Ann Arbor Aug 1996 – May 2000
English Literature, BA

Ted graduated with University Honors.


Honors and Awards
Bernice Slote Award for Best New Author Jan 2013
Ted's short fiction piece "Tiger in the Glass" was chosen as one of the best stories of the year by this venerable and selective literary magazine.

Teaching/Writing Fellowship Mar 2010
Selected as one of the most skilled and developed writers in a class of twenty-five

Projects by Industry
Business

Ted interviews and crafts language for senior executives for internal corporate documents containing sensitive information.

Entertainment

Ted writes book reviews and features for The Boston Globe and for the online arts and entertainment magazine ArtsFuse.org. He also wrote for Boston's Weekly Dig, a weekly arts and entertainment newspaper.

Education

Ted has taught argumentative writing, research skills, literature courses, and fiction workshops at major universities for seven years. He has designed and sole-taught each course. At Boston University, he was solicited to take part in the Theater Now program, a dynamic, experimental writing and arts initiative at Boston University.

Projects by Asset Type
News Story

Ted reviews books for the online arts magazine ArtsFuse.org. He has also reviewed restaurants and records and has interviewed bands for Boston's Weekly Dig, a local arts-and-entertainment publication

Projects By Expertise
Research Writer

Ted is a published author and critic and has two years' experience as a copy editor for a prominent proofreading service. Below, find another excerpt of his critical writing.

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