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Last Login 2/16/2016
Location Sheboygan, WI
Education Masters Degree
Status Inactive
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Summary of Experience
Signe is a writer, developmental editor, copyeditor, and proofreader with fifteen years' experience as a writer and five years' formal experience as a copyeditor and proofreader. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing (nonfiction emphasis) from the University of Alaska Anchorage, and she also majored in creative writing as an undergraduate at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Signe was a tenured professor at Lakeland College and taught college-level grammar, creative writing, technical writing, and composition courses for ten years before becoming a full-time freelancer. She is also Nonfiction Editor and Co-Editor in Chief at Pebblebrook Press and Stoneboat Literary Journal. Signe's essays and poetry have appeared in numerous literary journals, including Sonora Review, Fugue, Dos Passos Review, Oyez Review, and Steam Ticket.
Specialties
Signe specializes in nonfiction writing (memoir, personal essay, profile, literary journalism), but she is also well-suited for resume writing, blogging, article writing, and academic writing.
Interests
Literature, writing, editing, reading, education, women's issues, politics, identity, heritage, figure skating.
Education
University of Alaska Anchorage Creative Writing (nonfiction emphasis), Master of Fine Arts

Signe studied creative writing with an emphasis in nonfiction. Her MFA thesis consisted of a book-length essay collection and substantive critical introduction. She graduated with a 4.0 GPA.


University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Creative Writing & World Religions, Bachelor of Arts

Signe double-majored in creative writing and world religions and graduated magna cum laude.


Honors and Awards
Northern Lights Essay Contest Signe's essay "What We Do Here" won the 2007 Northern Lights Essay contest.

Association Memberships
Editorial Freelancers Association Signe is a member of the Editorial Freelancers Association, the top professional organization for American freelance editors.

Council of Literary Magazines and Presses As editor of Stoneboat Literary Journal and Pebblebrook Press, Signe is a CLMP member. CLMP is the leading American organization for literary publishers.

Association of Writers & Writing Programs AWP is the leading North American organization for writers, writing teachers, writing programs, and publishers of liteary writing.

Projects by Industry
Education

Signe has written a number of blog posts related to higher education for the websites Rate Your Students and College Misery.

Women

Signe has guest blogged at various personal and professional blogs regarding women's issues. She is passionate about a variety of women's issues, and this passion comes through in her writing.

Publishing

Signe is Co-Editor in Chief at Pebblebrook Press and Stoneboat Literary Journal, and frequently writes articles for their blogs. She also writes social media posts for these publishers.

Projects by Asset Type
Blog Post

Signe is a regular contributor at the Stoneboat blog, Rate Your Students, and College Misery. She keeps a personal blog on her author website, and has also been a guest blogger and numerous other sites.

Newsletter Content

Signe writes content for the monthly Stoneboat and Pebblebrook Press newsletters. Content consists of announcements, details of upcoming events, recaps of prior events, and promotional/sales information.

Facebook Post

Signe is an administrator for four Facebook pages: Stoneboat Literary Journal, Pebblebrook Press, Lakeland College Writing Program, and Sheboygan Art Prom.

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