Melissa Wilds

Melissa Wilds

Education

Education
Aug 2008 - Present

Undergraduate

Queens University of Charlotte

Taken classes on:

Intro to Creative Writing

Writing of Poetry

Form and Theory of Poetry

Writing of Fiction

Advanced Poetry Workshop

Literary Publishing and Editing

British Literature

American Literature

Digital Photography

Skills

Skills

Photo-manipulation

Digital photography

Publishing literary magazines

Editing poetry and prose

Writing poetry and prose

Objective

I am looking for an internship at a publishing house or magazine that will allow me to utilize my skills in writing, editing, publishing, photography, and photo-manipulation in or near the Charlotte area.

Leadership Activities

Queens University Literary Magazine Signet

Poetry editor, sophomore year

            ∙ Managed a team of three poetry staff members

Lead discussions on all poetry submissions

Decided which poetry submissions to accept or reject

Helped design the layout of the magazine

North Mecklenburg High Literary Magazine Northern Lights

Fiction Editor, senior year

Managed a team of three fiction staff members

Complied list of fiction submissions for the magazine

Lead discussions on which fiction submissions to accept or reject

Delegated the distribution of acceptance/rejection letters to all potential contributors

North Mecklenburg High Literary Magazine Northern Lights

Poetry Editor, junior year

Complied list of poetry submissions for the magazine

Chose which submissions to accept or reject

Distributed acceptance/rejection letters to all potential contributors

Raised money to fund the magazine

Helped design the look of the magazine