MS IN BOOK PUBLISHING | Portland State University | 2021
Specialization in Design and Marketing. || Thesis: Pottermore, A Case Study: What Publishers Can Learn About Developing Interactive Transmedia in the Post-Web Age || Relevant coursework: Book Design Software; Typography, Layout, and Design; Advanced Book Design; Book Marketing; Book Editing; Literary Agents and Acquisitions; Digital Skills; Audiobooks
BA IN ENGLISH | California State University, Long Beach | 2016
Specialization in Creative Writing.
Ooligan Press | May 2019 to May 2020
Managed eBook production, audiobook production, and website management.
OUTREACH & PROJECT DEVELOPMENT
Ooligan Press | Sept 2018 to May 2019
Developmental editing; proposal and manuscript evaluations; communicated with potential sponsors, vendors, and panelists for Ooligan’s annual fundraising conference, Write to Publish 2019.
COPYEDITOR, COPYWRITER & BOOK DESIGNER
Freelance | 2011 to Present
Clients include PatientPop Inc., Nature’s Edge Child Development Center, and Cleveland Golf Company. Edited & designed the print & digital editions of Alia Sabino’s Wanderstruck. Currently focusing on designing and editing poetry collections along with ebooks.
- EPUB Conversion
- Interior Print Design
- Book Cover Design
- Audiobook scripting
- Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
- HTML, XHTML, XML, & CSS
- WordPress & Website management
- CMS & Virtual work environments (Trello, Slack, Asana, Microsoft Teams)