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Jonathan M
Writer #50090
Arcata, CA
Joined 6/3/2020
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The bulk of Jonny’s writing experience has been in editing student essays. For over ten years, he has created expositive, argumentative and narrative writing assignments at the college level and worked extensively with student writers to shape their attempts into something concise and meaningful.

Having worked overseas, Jonny has also completed over 50 translation projects from Spanish to English. The nature of these projects has varied from technical to the translation of theatrical reviews.

Additionally, Jonny has published academic articles on writing in English as a Second Language (ESL) classes and presented workshops at educational conferences, such as CATESOL. His experience also includes writing and editing a book on his time living and working in Armenia. He has written promotional materials for English Language Programs with the State Department.

Jonny has also published a fictitious piece in Austin-based Feast Magazine and has been an active blogger for over ten years.
Food
Education
Blog Post
Travel

Specialties

Jonny’s specialty is narrative description. He has written descriptions for programs, products, reviews, and travelogues. He is also an accomplished storyteller both performative and descriptive. He has told, written and edited stories for various formats. These skills have lent themselves to academic, professional and personal writing projects.

Interests

Jonny’s interests include threshold concepts in writing, for example how words are shaped by those around them and the rhetorical interplay between audience and purpose. He is also interested in comedic writing and translation.

Education

Michigan State University

Bachelor's in English

Humboldt State University

Master's Degree in English with an Emphasis in Teaching English as a Second Language with Peace Corps Teaching Practicum

Travel

3 Projects Completed

Publications, presentations and blurbs written on travel in various parts of the world.

Education

2 Projects Completed

Published articles on education, blog entries for educational projects, contribution to educational website content and conference presentations.

Food

2 Projects Completed

Food reviews written for a well-known review site and personal reviews.

Blog Post

2 Projects Completed

An active blogger for over ten years, Jonny has contributed blog entries for English Language Programs Community of Practice and The RELO Office, US Embassy, Bangkok

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