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Award-winning author/journalist seeking freelance work that requires creative thinking and superb writing, editing, research, and visual skills.
Served as Executive Director and oversaw the marketing, board development, performance schedule, studio classes, and staff of one of Chicago's longest-surviving not-for-profit dance organizations.
• Published books for young adults and adults, including: Dead Serious (Atheneum/Avon); Brothers&Sisters: How They Shape Our Lives (St. Martin's/Ballantine); Thanks for the Memories: Love, Sex, and World War II (Praeger/Potomac Books).• Feature articles in national and Chicago magazines and newspapers, including The Chicago Sun-Times, Psychology Today, Good Housekeeping, Mamm, Vegetarian Times, McCall's, Woman's Day, Glamour, and American Heritage.
* Blogging at sixtiessister.blogspot.com• Educational Texts: Reader's Handbook: A Student Guide for Reading and Learning (Great Source); Stories in History: World War, Boom, and Bust (Nextext); Looking After Your Body: An Owner's Guide to Successful Aging (Reader's Digest).• Video/ Documentary scripts: "When A Parent Drinks Too Much" (Sunburst); "Teenage Stress Management" (Guidance Associates; "Dead Serious" (Coronet/MTI).• Book reviewer: Kirkus Indie, BlueInk Review.
• Media Publicist: Linda Zanides & Associates; Media Wave; Primetime.• Editor of numerous book proposals, grants, media pitch letters, and more.
* AWARDS: American Library Association, Cine Golden Eagle, National Council on Family Relations, Gold Apple Award, National Council for the Social Studies/Notable Children's trade book