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Dorothy Potter Snyder

Dorothy Potter Snyder - Editor

Hillsborough, NC, United States

Experienced copy editor and literary translator (from Spanish). BA in Language and Literature, Yale. Spanish language curriculum creator.

Overview

Writer, editor and translator of literary and academic texts in the Spanish-English pair. Deep knowledge of Latin America, literature, and healthcare. Curriculum creation for major US companies and non-profits.

Services
Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Cultural & Ethnic Themes Inspirational Literature Short Story
Non-Fiction
Education & Reference Health & wellbeing Medicine & Nursing & Dentistry Music Self-help & Self-improvement Weddings

Work experience

Literary Translator, Writer

Self-employed
February, 2017 – May, 2017 (3 months)

Translated three short stories by award-winning Mexican writer Mónica Lavín, wrote introduction profile of the author.

Translator

Self-employed
May, 2016 – Present (over 1 year)

Ongoing resource for translation from Spanish of promotional and marketing materials for media products.

Editor

Self-employed
September, 2015 – May, 2016 (8 months)

Editor of Spanish Levels 1-4. Edited lessons in CMS submitted by three writers, adhering to Berlitz method and style, as well as preserving and fixing CMS code.

Writer, Copy Editor, Journalist

Self-employed
September, 2014 – September, 2015 (about 1 year)

Copy Editor of all text in quarterly magazine; conduct interviews and needed and write articles on personalities of importance in the Atlanta, GA African American faith community.

Editor, Writer

Self-employed
April, 2014 – December, 2015 (over 1 year)

Editor of all content, Publisher's Letter, captions. Brainstorm content ideas with publisher. Write articles as needed.

Ad hoc copywriter

Self-employed
April, 2014 – December, 2014 (8 months)

Write articles as assigned for Ruder Finn Radius (internal corporate publication) as well as for Ruder Finn client, Met Life.

Editor

Self-employed
January, 2012 – May, 2012 (4 months)

Edited text of Hector Martignon's Salsa Piano guide. Wrote project proposal to publisher.

Curriculum writer, group leader

Self-employed
January, 2008 – January, 2010 (about 2 years)

Write curriculum for a 15-hour basic Spanish language course for Lactation Consultants teaching basic social Spanish and focusing on the needs and problems of new mothers; design assessment materials, teach course.

New York City Location Producer

Self-employed
January, 1999 – March, 1999 (about 2 months)

Secure interviews and locations for Spanish film company's documentary film shoot; organize background information for producer and director; conduct some interviews; translate as needed for film crew and producer.

Photo and Fine Art Researcher, Editorial Content Consultant

Self-employed
January, 1998 – February, 2000 (about 2 years)

Research photographs and fine art to illustrate three-volume, award-winning Hispanic literature textbook series "Encuentros", presenting images to editorial team and working within guidelines set for images by California and Texas school systems. Secure licenses and negotiates fees for all images.

Portfolio (8 selected works)

Salsa Piano - The Complete Guide with Online Audio!: Hal Leonard Keyboard Style Series

Hector Martignon

(Keyboard Instruction). Learn how to play authentic salsa! From traditional Cuban music to the more modern Puerto Rican and New York styles, you'll learn the all-important rhythmic patterns of salsa and how to apply them to the piano. The book provides historical, geographical and cultural background info, and the 50+- audio tracks include piano examples and a full salsa band percussion sectio... read more

(Keyboard Instruction). Learn how to play authentic salsa! From traditional Cuban music to the more modern Puerto Rican and New York styles, you'll learn the all-important rhythmic patterns of salsa and how to apply them to the piano. The book provides historical, geographical and cultural background info, and the 50+- audio tracks include piano examples and a full salsa band percussion sectio... read more

Significant! From Frustrated to Franne-tastic: Inspirational Stories for the Entrepreneurial Woman.

Franne McNeal

In her new book Significant! From Frustrated to Franne-tastic, author, serial entrepreneur and Lean In facilitator Franne McNeal, MBA uses the power of storytelling to help women know themselves, connect with their personal power, take control of their lives, and turn obstacles into options. With well-known fables, stories from her own life, sharp insights, and workbook-style questions, Franne... read more

In her new book Significant! From Frustrated to Franne-tastic, author, serial entrepreneur and Lean In facilitator Franne McNeal, MBA uses the power of storytelling to help women know themselves, connect with their personal power, take control of their lives, and turn obstacles into options. With well-known fables, stories from her own life, sharp insights, and workbook-style questions, Franne... read more

City of Cats

Max Diksztejn

It's 384 A.D., the dawn of the monotheistic state. City of Cats follows the tumultuous events of one decisive year in the life of Lupicinus, powerful advisor to the Pope, who lives a duplicitous life as a clandestine non-believer, and Saturnine, the unconverted wife of a Christian senator who secretly writes against the Church.Lupicinus and Saturnine are brought together and their lives change... read more

It's 384 A.D., the dawn of the monotheistic state. City of Cats follows the tumultuous events of one decisive year in the life of Lupicinus, powerful advisor to the Pope, who lives a duplicitous life as a clandestine non-believer, and Saturnine, the unconverted wife of a Christian senator who secretly writes against the Church.Lupicinus and Saturnine are brought together and their lives change... read more

The Westchester Wedding Planner Fall/Winter 2014

A bi-annual wedding planning magazine based in Westchester, NY and dedicated to inspiring brides. We publish well researched and detailed writings, photographs, beautiful Real Weddings, sophisticated inspiration, a 12 month planning timeline, tips and ideas, and a curated directory of venues and vendors in the New York Metropolitan Area.

A bi-annual wedding planning magazine based in Westchester, NY and dedicated to inspiring brides. We publish well researched and detailed writings, photographs, beautiful Real Weddings, sophisticated inspiration, a 12 month planning timeline, tips and ideas, and a curated directory of venues and vendors in the New York Metropolitan Area.

Encuentros: Primer Curso

Holt Rinehart & Winston

Encuentros: Primer Curso

Encuentros: Primer Curso

Encuentros: Segundo Curso

Holt Rinehart & Winston

Holt Encuentros: CURSO DE INTRO Grade 6 1997

RINEHART AND WINSTON HOLT

Encueutros: Cursode Introduction ASIN: 0030951623

Encueutros: Cursode Introduction ASIN: 0030951623

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