I manage a number of C-Suite client accounts across a range of industries, including blockchain, science and research, wellness, tech, publishing, startups, and personal development. This includes developing thought leadership content topics and editing ghostwritten articles to post to clients' Quora and Medium profiles.
- Wrote and edited coverage of industry news, trends, and regulatory developments.
- Wrote and edited monthly feature stories for the print magazine.
- Worked with editor-in-chief to produce ten print issues per year, including layout and design features.
- Conducted interviews at industry trade shows and wrote quality coverage for the Nutritional Outlook
website and trade show print supplements.
- Reviewed freelancer copy and made recommended changes using in-house style guides.
- Began development on forthcoming editions of two best-selling textbooks, including review program
preparation and market development research.
- Created sales tools for a number of titles across three lists.
- Served as sole Development Editor for a first edition title, American Subcultures: A Bedford Spotlight
Reader. Conducted market research, ran review programs, facilitated rights clearance, edited and prepared
the manuscript for turnover, reviewed copyediting and page proofs, and prepared marketing copy.
- Worked with media staff to develop title-specific LaunchPad course management systems.
- Completed MLA updates for three titles on strict production deadlines.
- Facilitated communication between authors, remote freelancers, designers, media specialists, production
staff and others.
- Managed more than 20 review programs and ExactTarget campaigns under tight deadlines.
- Wrote and edited long- and short-form copy for sales representatives and the online catalog.
American Subcultures explores questions about how marginalized communities affect our shared experience: What is life like in a marginalized group? How do subcultures define themselves? By what means does a subculture challenge authority? How do subcultures reproduce the values of mainstream culture? In what ways have subcultures been subsumed by the larger culture, and how have the subculture... read more
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The first and bestselling reader of its kind, A World of Ideas introduces students to great thinkers whose ideas have shaped civilizations throughout history. When students hear names like Aristotle, Martin Luther King, Jr., Virginia Woolf, or Sigmund Freud, they recognize the author as important — and they rise to the challenge of engaging with the text and evaluating it critically. No other ... read more
Elements of Argument combines a thorough argument text on critical thinking, reading, writing, and research with an extensive reader on both current and timeless controversial issues. It presents everything students need to analyze, research, and write arguments. Elements of Argument covers Toulmin, Aristotelian, and Rogerian models of argument and has been thoroughly updated with current sele... read more
The Structure of Argument covers critical thinking, reading, writing, and research. Concise but thorough, it includes questions, exercises, writing assignments, and a full semester’s worth of readings—everything students need in an affordable, compact format. Presenting Aristotelian and Rogerian as well as Toulmin argument, The Structure of Argument has been totally revised, with more than thr... read more
Finally, the collected works you’ve been waiting for: visual, historical, contextualized. Based on the New Cambridge Shakespeare edition of the text, The Bedford Shakespeare gathers the 25 most frequently taught plays and augments them with the rich historical and contextual materials you expect from Bedford/St. Martin’s. Thoughtful, provocative analysis by eminent scholars Russ McDonald and L... read more
50 Essays: A Portable Anthology is the best-selling value-priced reader in the country because its virtues don't stop at the price. The book’s carefully chosen selections include both classic essays and high-interest, high-quality contemporary readings to truly engage students. The editorial apparatus is flexible and unobtrusive enough to support a variety of approaches to teaching composition... read more
THIS TITLE HAS BEEN UPDATED TO REFLECT THE 2016 MLA UPDATES! Our editorial team has updated this text based on content from The MLA Handbook, 8th Edition. Browse our catalog or contact your representative for a full listing of updated titles and packages, or to request a custom ISBN.Now in its twelfth edition, Literature: The Human Experience provides a broad range of compelling fiction, poetr... read more
THIS TITLE HAS BEEN UPDATED TO REFLECT THE 2016 MLA UPDATES! Our editorial team has updated this text based on content from The MLA Handbook, 8th Edition. Browse our catalog or contact your representative for a full listing of updated titles and packages, or to request a custom ISBN.Thorough and practical, Writing from Sources is an indispensable guide to source-based composition. Using a skil... read more
Grounded in the best practices of effective writing instruction, Joining the Conversation’s rhetorical approach builds an awareness of writing purposes and genres as it teaches students to read critically, research effectively, and respond thoughtfully to the conversations around them. Comprehensive assignment chapters span reflective, informative, analytical and persuasive writing, following ... read more
Reading Pop Culture A Portable Anthology
Grounded in the art of writing, The Well-Crafted Sentence zeroes in on the building block of great prose: the sentence. With a friendly, approachable, and elegant tone, Nora Bacon shows the benefits of attention to style and offers a range of revision strategies that give students the tools to strengthen and develop their writing. Giving students the opportunity to see successful rhetorical ch... read more
THIS TITLE HAS BEEN UPDATED TO REFLECT THE 2016 MLA UPDATES! Our editorial team has updated this text based on content from The MLA Handbook, 8th Edition. Browse our catalog or contact your representative for a full listing of updated titles and packages, or to request a custom ISBN.A joint effort by Best American Essays series editor Robert Atwan and veteran writing teacher and former 4Cs cha... read more
Signs of Life in the USA works in the classroom because students love to talk and write about popular culture. Signs of Life teaches students to read and write critically about pop culture by providing them with a conceptual framework known as semiotics, a field of study developed specifically for the interpretation of culture and its signs. Signs of Life, written by a prominent semiotician an... read more
Composing Gender explores questions around the central concept of gender: Is gender binary, or more complicated? How do we define gender and sexuality? What stereotypes, expectations, and rituals shape gender? What influence does the media have on gender? Readings by a range of feminist scholars, journalists, gender theorists, biologists, legal scholars, sociologists, and others take up these ... read more
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