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Nina Goss

Nina Goss - Editor

Brooklyn, New York

Professional academic and trade editing—from concept to semi-colon, I can help refine and strengthen your writing.

Overview

My background enables me to bring three valuable sensibilities to my collaborations with writers:

1) An academic. My standards of accuracy, fluency, and rhetoric are not only high, but impassioned.

2) A professional. I understand the needs of different genres, and writing with a demanding audience in mind, as well as the priority of producing a distinctive and competitive book. I've edited multi-author volumes, so I know how to assemble a variety of voices and approaches into a coherent narrative.

3) An instructor. I can help you identify and strengthen your personal vision with a specific project. I can hear your writing voice and help you further individualize it. I'm patient and efficient, usually at the same time.

Below you can see my academic credentials, the range of my professional experience, and samples of my work. I've had terrific experiences with self-publishing: self-publishing allowed me to create a print journal from the ground up, and combine my teaching and editing bags of tricks to assemble a quality anthology of writing by the participants of the workshops I lead at Fordham University.

I'm confident that my ideal collaborators will be mature writers with ambitious, inspired projects in hand, and professional/academic writers who seek assistance preparing material for defense or publication.

References are available on request.



Services
Fiction
Anthologies
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Finance & Accounting Music

Work experience

Adjunct professor

Fordham Univ
September, 2012 – Present (about 5 years)

I teach creative writing and cultural studies courses in Fordham's continuing studies program.

I have also been an adjunct professor in the English departments of the College of New Rochelle and Pace University. For 8 years, I taught matriculating creative writing, conposition, and literature courses as a Graduate Teaching Assistant at the Univ of Washington, Seattle.

Adjunct professor

College of New Rochelle, New York
September, 2010 – December, 2010 (3 months)

Designed and taught introductory composition course for matriculating undergraduates.

Adjunct professor

Pace University, New York
September, 2009 – December, 2009 (3 months)

Designed and taught intermediate composition course for matriculating undergraduates.

Editorial coordinator

Harvard Business School Press
September, 1998 – September, 1999 (about 1 year)

Assisted Executive Editor with evaluation of submitted manuscripts and proposals; reviewed contracted manuscripts and composed editorial letters for author review.

Graduate teaching assistant

University of Washington, Seattle. Creative Writing dept(1996-1998). English dept (1999-2004).
September, 1996 – December, 2004 (about 8 years)

Designed and taught discrete sections of the following courses:

Short story writing
Introduction to Modern and Postmodern Literature
Reading Literature
Intermediate Composition
Composition: Literature
Composition: Exposition.

Portfolio (4 selected works)

Dylan at Play

Nick Smart and Nina Goss

Dylan at Play offers a selection of writings that can challenge and engross readers eager for new ways to meet the singularity of Bob Dylan s work. We have no interest in competing with the almost numberless and ever-increasing quantity of critical and encyclopedic writing on Dylan. Our goal with this collection has been play and not categorizing or defining. We solicited material that might, ... read more

Dylan at Play offers a selection of writings that can challenge and engross readers eager for new ways to meet the singularity of Bob Dylan s work. We have no interest in competing with the almost numberless and ever-increasing quantity of critical and encyclopedic writing on Dylan. Our goal with this collection has been play and not categorizing or defining. We solicited material that might, ... read more

Montague Street | The Art of Bob Dylan | Issue One

Various (authors) & Nina Goss (editor)

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