Jessica Tuckerman

Jessica Tuckerman - Editor

Clementon, NJ, USA

An avid reader, writer, and lover of dogs. #YAlit fan, #kidlit fan, Sci-Fi Nerd, Fantasy Enthusiast, Book Wyrm.

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Overview

When I’m not reading… wait… there’s a time when I’m not reading? OH! I’m writing. When I’m not reading, I’m writing. The end. Proud fur-mommy to two lab/st-bernards, a lab/retriever SDiT, and one orange little cat (jerk) all of whom have made very audible appearances on the podcast on the Booked All Night podcast.
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I currently hold:
BA Writing Arts, specializations in Creative Writing & New Media Writing and Publication, with a concentration in New Media Production
MA Writing
MFA Writing for Children and Young Adults
Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Children's - Middle Grade
Dystopian
Fantasy
Science Fiction
Young Adult & Teen

Certifications

  • BA Writing Arts, specialization in Creative Writing
  • MA Writing
  • MFA Writing for Children and Young Adults

Work experience

Managing Editorial Intern

Picador | Macmillan Publishers
October, 2017 – December, 2017 (2 months)

Read manuscripts
Reader assessments
Reverse engineered e-books
Biblio3 metadata maintenance

Administrator

Booked All Night
March, 2017 – Present (over 2 years)

Record and edit audio for podcast
Generate blogs, book reviews, feature images, and graphics
Build and maintain a network of authors and publishing professionals
Review recently released and upcoming YA and middle-grade titles
Interview authors

Social Media and Digital Marketing Internship

Quirk Books
January, 2016 – May, 2016 (4 months)

Drafted blogs
Edited blogs
Aided in NetGalley and Edelweiss approvals
Mass mailings
Drafted newsletters
Aided in content creation for Twitter, SnapChat, and Instagram

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