What I Do Now:
Write, write, write. Poetry, fiction, nonfiction, blogs.
Edit, revise, edit, revise.
Send work out.
Freelance writing and editing.
Editorial consulting from curricula vitae to manuscripts.
Judge for the New Poets category of the Oregon Poetry Association's Fall 2012 contest.
Member of the First Tuesday poetry critique group, Portland, Oregon.
Member, Main Street Albert Promotions Committee.
Gardener in our Plot 8E at the Woodlawn Community Garden, Portland, Oregon.
Volunteer Reader, SMART, Woodlawn Elementary School, Portland, Oregon.
Volunteer for Alberta Street Earth Day Clean-up, Alberta Street Fair, and Sunday Parkways, Portland, Oregon.
Volunteer, Green Street Steward for NE 15th and Holman Greenway, Portland, Oregon.
Member of the Northwest Independent Editors Guild.
What I Used To Do:
Writer, editor, and proofreader for ATC Quarterly, a journal about artist trading cards.
Associate Editor for VoiceCatcher 6, an anthology of Portland women's writing in Portland, Oregon published in September 2011.
Poetry editor for Poets Against War.
Read unsolicited manuscripts for Tin House.
Web content development. Public relations and outreach. Subject advising in botany and biology for the first print edition of the Encarta World English Dictionary. Marketing, management, and customer support. Creative direction on web site re-designs and an annual report for a university department. Day care substitute teacher. Hostess and waitress. Co-op bulk food stocker and cashier.
From 1984 until 2001, I held a variety of positions with Cornell University's technology division including Director of Strategic Communications for the Vice President of Information Technologies and Publications Manager for Cornell Information Technologies.
The Writer’s Almanac
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