Signe J
Writer #11710
Sheboygan, WI
Joined 5/18/2015
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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.
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Signe J's Education Industry Experience

5 Projects Completed

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

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 Wisconsin-Eau Claire

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

University of Alaska Anchorage

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.

Publishing

20 Projects Completed

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.

Education

5 Projects Completed

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

Women

5 Projects Completed

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.

Blog Post

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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

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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

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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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