Copy Writing, Copy Editing, SEO, Proofreading, Content Management, Content Development, Social Media Marketing, Research, Creative Writing and Blogging.
Reed College, Harvard University, Oxford University Press, Strategic Leaders International, The Sales Association, Bed Bath & Beyond, Sales Management 2.0 and The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
B.A. (summa cum laude), Departmental Honors in English
As the longest established MA of its kind in the world, Coy received UCD’s MA in Anglo-Irish Literature and Drama after covering the rich and diverse traditions of Irish writing in English, from writers Joyce, Yeats, Beckett to Tóibín, Meehan, Enright and Donoghue.
Coy graduated after completing comprehensive training in all areas of literary studies in English. This course offered advanced study and research in literary history, criticism, and theory, with excellent opportunities for interdepartmental and interdisciplinary study. She covered major genres, periods, authors, and a broad range of methodological and theoretical approaches.
Her book manuscript, Eden Scams: Transatlantic Pastoral and the Realist Novel, builds on her doctoral work at Harvard, for which she received the Helen Choate Bell Dissertation Prize. She argues that developments such as speculation, slavery, industrialization, and immigration required increasingly abstract conceptions of American land and labor; realist novelists used pastoral literary conventions to envision America’s changing international economic and cultural role.
At Reed, Sarah teaches a range of seminars including The American Con Artist, Transatlantic Bestsellers, Race and Region: Southern Fiction, American Pastoral, and, based on her time in Ireland as a Mitchell Scholar, Modern Irish Drama. She also teaches in Humanities 110, the college’s first-year interdisciplinary course, where she is able to synthesize her love of classical literature with her interest in the politics of educational access in America.
Coy has developed the designs of several online stores in the recent past. In her designs, sellers got more full-priced sales from price-insensitive shoppers. As shoppers spent more time on the online stores, given higher search frictions, they also considered a larger set of products. Having worked with several Harvard Business School marketing experts makes her an astute promoter too.
Coy calls upon her wealth of knowledge accrued over many years to help seasoned writers too, with practical suggestions based on up-to-date research. Written in a lively and personal style, her articles are usually direct and practical. This means that her works present a balanced discussion of a range of views and approach.
Coy has mastered the functions of a Grant Writer for over ten years. She gathers documentation and fulfills the necessary requirements of various funding bodies to formally seek funding on behalf of their agency. Grant writing is not like other types of writing. As such, she has acquired a unique combination of skills that meld with her precise writing aptitude.
While producing a quality e-book is almost as hard as publishing a traditional book, the basic tasks are the same. Coy has mastered how to do them all by herself for over two decades now. She can easily detect the crippling mistakes that most first-time e-book authors make. She provides solutions to those who do not want to fall at the first hurdle.