Skilled writer accomplishing five short story publications and various awards such as the (2019) Creative Nonfiction Amy Wainwright Award, (2017) Editor's Choice Award, and nominations for the (2016) Pushcart Prize and (2016) Best of the Net Awards. Skilled in fiction writing, technical writing, copyediting, and grant writing.
Creative story telling, blog posts, social media, product descriptions, instruction manuals.
Activities and societies: Managing Editor of Talon Review, Treasurer of Talon Review in Club Alliance, Co-Moderator at Jax-Lit 3 event (annual writing event where everyone in the writing community joins together for a reading, panel, and book fair).
Managing Editor of Talon Review (1 year): Developed and edited content for digital and print delivery. Managed a team of 10 writers and editors. Successfully secured funding for pilot semester of print publication via grant proposals.
Submission Reader of Talon Review (2 years):Proficiently read, annotate, decision make in magazine production.
Art Editor of Elan Literary Magazine (1 year): Produced, edited, and proofread content for the website, blog, social media, email marketing. Transformed domestic magazine to international platform and tripled submissions received.
Managing Editor of Talon Review: Upgraded WordPress website to a clean and more professional Square Space website; rebranded a new logo and social media platform.
Marketing Intern, Bridge Eight Press:May 2015-August 2015: Collaborated with editors and marketing team to create promotional content for Issue two of a literary magazine. Planned and organized community event to market magazine resulting in attendance of 50+ attendee.
Grant writing course taken from January-April 2019 with an overall grade received of 96%. Projects included researching, writing, editing, and peer-reviewing grant proposals.
Blog called COPY(editing)KAT created while completing a copy editing course at the University of North Florida. Final course grade: 96.6%.
This handbook discusses the definition, purpose, and audiences of electronic form exchanges on Submittable and Green Submissions websites and also provides instructions on how to submit forms, withdraw forms, and see form statuses in order for users to choose and navigate their preferred platform.
Grant proposal produced in a Technical Writing course for the creation of the University of North Florida's first gender-inclusive Greek organization.