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Tina L

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Last Login 9/16/2016
Location Los Angeles, CA
Education College Diploma
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Summary of Experience
Tina is a writer and poet in Los Angeles, CA. She has been published in Los Angeles Review, Entropy Magazine, Poets.org, and has forthcoming publication in the Nomadic Journal and White Stag. She is a 2015 Academy of American Poets prize winner and a 2016 Thompson Prize winner. She is at work on her debut fictional novel and a poetry collection.

She graduated summa cum laude from UCLA, majored in English and Creative Writing, and has worked as an editor and copyeditor for several businesses for over 4 years combined experience.

Academic and personal essays, letters, notes, articles, fiction, poetry - she is very comfortable writing and editing all of these, cleaning them up to be professional and impressive.
Specialties
Fiction (short stories), non-fiction (personal and academic essays, journalistic articles, blog entries), poetry.
Interests
History, Creative Writing, Fine Art, Craft Art, Illustrations, Food/eating/cooking, Photography, Gender studies, Poetry, Animals, Yoga, Pilates, Alternative Medicine and Eastern Medicine, Hiking, Nature Preservation, Travel
Education
University of California, Los Angeles Sep 2014 – Jun 2016
English, Creative Writing, Bachelor of Arts and Sciences

Tina graduated summa cum laude from UCLA, majored in English and Creative Writing, and was the Senior Poetry Editor for UCLA's foremost and first undergraduate literary journal, Westwind: Journal of the Literary Arts, for two years. She earned Highest Honors for her creative thesis as well as the exclusive Thompson Prize awarded for Outstanding Thesis in 2016.


Honors and Awards
Thompson Prize Jun 2016
Made possible by the Dr. Warren Craig and Erile R. Thompson Scholarship/Fellowship. Announced each year at the English Department Commencement Celebration in recognition of the outstanding departmental research/honors thesis.

Fred and Edith Hermann Memorial Prize for Poetry Mar 2015
For the poem, "Songbird Cannibalism".

Projects by Industry
Publishing

Web designer and maintenance: Applying Adobe Photoshop and InDesign for original art and promotional materials, re-designing Wordpress site, maintaining website and blog/calendar.

Digital and desktop publishing: Using Adobe InDesign to intensively apply edits for multiple manuscripts for print and web consumption.

Projects by Asset Type
Article

Tina graduated summa cum laude from UCLA, majored in English and Creative Writing, and worked as an editor and copyeditor for several businesses for over 4 years combined experience. She is a freelance writer with a few online news and entertainment content platforms, providing articles in Living, Sexual Wellness, Arts, Food, and Opinion.

Grant/Proposal

Tina has worked as an intern for a non-profit publishing house and during her time there, she learned the art of grant writing and proposals: researching appropriate funding organizations; drafting and proofreading grants, proposals, and LOIs; and maintaining and updating their development databases.

Projects by Writing Style
Authoritative

Tina has written a series of sexual health and living articles for an emerging online news and entertainment platform, as well as articles and short stories for news magazines and blogs.

Conversational

Tina has written a series of sexual health and living articles for an emerging online news and entertainment platform. Tina's background in creative writing combined with her fun, warm personality gives her a conversational tone in a lot of her work, even from an authoritative point of view.

Humorous

Tina is a funny person (in print and in person), and enjoys infusing her writing with all sorts of humor: sarcasm, dry wit, dark and light humor, and irony. Subtle humor suits the conversational tone she brings to most of her writing assignments whereas the dry wit and sarcasm underscore the seriousness of the article.

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