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Summary

Versatile Writer with diverse and modern communications skills ready to contribute her enthusiasm and passion to a creative team and outstanding business.

Work experience

Jan 2005Jan 2006

Sales Associate/Event Planner

Bodacious
Mar 2003Aug 2004

Administrative Assistant

Washington State Department of Personnel
Dec 2002Mar 2003

Legislative Session Clerk

Washington State House

Education

Dec 2004Dec 2006

Master of Fine Arts

Antioch University Los Angeles

Most prestigious and competitive low-residency MFA in Creative Nonfiction Writing in the nation. Students must be exceptionally diligent and self-directed as they work mostly from a distance with an accomplished mentor. Program required critical paper, master's thesis, field study, teaching online and in-person, poetry translation from various languages, evaluating/editing peer's writing, writing a one-hundred (or more) page manuscript, one-hour senior presentation and public reading.

Highlights: Interviewed Bono for field study; final presentation, "Courting the Interview," selected for international humanities conference; portion of final manuscript and extracurricular writing applied toward agent-represented book in-progress.

Sep 1997Mar 2000

Bachelor of Arts

The Evergreen State College

Interdisciplinary, progressive education in Communications and Multimedia Production that stressed experiential learning, creative problem-solving and individual accountability. Classes included critical research, film production, women's studies, WWII history, acting, directing, lighting design, theater arts, playwriting, screenwriting, poetry, autobiography and memoir.

Highlights: Comedic, one-act adaptation of Rip van Winkle peer-elected as one of only four plays (out of fifty submissions) chosen for theatrical production at TESC in 1999; cast as lead actress in one of the other three plays; recognized many times for writing exceptional research projects, screenplays and poetry by various professors; and chosen to assist a professor with two writing classes several years after graduation.