Resume

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Grant Writer and Grants Consultant, Freelance (2016–Present)
Recent clients include: Granville Island Cultural Society, Just For Laughs NorthWest, the Skookum Festival, the Honda Celebration of Light, Women Deliver Culture Night (BrandLive), and Room Magazine.

Graphic Designer, Room Magazine (2015–Present)
Editorial Board Member, Room Magazine (2011–Present)

Publisher, Room Magazine (2015–November 2019)
Online Editor-In-Chief, Room Magazine (2016–November 2019)
Co-Managing Editor, Room Magazine (2014–2015)

Co-Founder / Marketing and Development / Programming Committee, Growing Room: A Feminist Literary Festival (2016–November 2019)

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Teaching Assistant & Guest Lecturer, Creative Writing Program–Graphic Forms and Children’s Literature, University of British Columbia (2015–2019)

Creative Writing Mentor, New Shoots Writing Program, David Thompson Secondary (2016)

Digital Communications Coordinator, Vancouver International Film Festival (2014–2015)

Marketing Manager, Evergreen Cultural Centre (2013–2014)
Box Office Manager, Evergreen Cultural Centre (2012)
Marketing Assistant, Evergreen Cultural Centre (2011–2013)

Project Coordinator / Editor, City of Coquitlam Event Guide (2012)

Research Assistant, Centre for Youth & Society (2010–2011)

EDUCATION

MFA Creative Writing, University of British Columbia (2015–Present)
BA Creative Writing, University of Victoria (2006–2011)
BSc Honours Psychology, University of Victoria (2006–2011)

FESTIVAL & CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Panelist / Moderator, Diversifying Your Revenue Streams, Alberta Magazines Publishers Association Arts & Lit Mag Summit (Edmonton, 2019)

Panelist, The Vast Inscape: Writing About Mental Health, Growing Room (Vancouver, 2019)

Panelist, Secrets of Success: Surprising Way Arts and Literary Magazines Across Canada Bring in Revenue, Arts and Literary Magazine Summit (Toronto, 2018)

Panelist, Embracing Change: The Evolution of Room Magazine, WORD Vancouver (2017)

Panelist, Branding Your Editorial, Arts and Literary Magazines Summit (Toronto, 2017)

Panelist, Literary Gatekeepers and Accountability, Growing Room (Vancouver, 2017)

Moderator, Leading by Example: What We Can Learn from YA, Growing Room (Vancouver, 2017)

Panelist, How to Remain Relevant [as a literary journal] in a Rapidly Changing World, WORD Vancouver (2015)