2016–2020  |  Co-founder and Co-director, The Hudson Valley Branch of The Writers Studio.
Established a branch of The Writers Studio (est. 1987), drawing students from the region. Created a reading series and a lecture series for students of the branch. Hudson, N.Y.
2005–2020  |  Freelance editor, book doctor, creative writing instructor (introductory to advanced students), private tutor, book reviewer, copywriter, manuscript evaluation. 
Employers included The Writers Studio, Book-of-the-Month Club, The Literary Guild, Kirkus ReviewsPublishers Weekly, William Paterson State University, Wayne, N.J., etc.  
1998–2004  |  Editor, Poets & Writers magazine, N.Y., NY
Supervised staff of three, plus freelancers; initiated cover-to-cover redesign; received Folio Magazine Awards for design and editorial excellence (2000, 2001); oversaw circulation increase from 45K to 65K.
1991–1997  |  Freelance in-house reporter and fact-checker, Fortune magazine, N.Y., NY
1984–1990  |  Associate Editor, Dembner Books, N.Y., NY
Acquired and edited trade nonfiction and fiction titles for small independent publisher distributed by W.W. Norton.
1982–1985  |  Editorial Assistant, Beaufort Books, N.Y., NY
Entry level position, reported to editor-in-chief of small independent trade book publisher distributed by General Publishing, Canada.
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