Graduated Magna Cum Laude in 3.5 years from New York University – B.A. in Linguistics with a minor in Creative Writing

Editorial Experience

Author at HarperCollins (October 2017 – Present)
  • My debut book, OH MY WORD: A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language, will be published in Winter 2019
Features Editor at Byrdie (Feb 2016 – Present)
  • Pitch, research, and write feature stories and essays on the topics of beauty and health
  • Write quick, timely news posts on the topics of beauty and health
  • Manage and edit freelance contributor pieces
  • Contribute to social media content
  • Interview experts, celebrities, and attend press events
  • Regularly track social media trends and content performance
Contributing Writer at Time Out Los Angeles (May 2013 – Feb 2016)
  • Write and build online feature stories
  • Research, report, and publish local event writeups online
  • Fact-check stories
  • Contribute short blog pieces
Assistant Editor at (Feb 2015 – Jan 2016)
  • Pitch, write, and build original feature stories on the topics of fashion, beauty, and health
  • Contribute to advertorial and digital content for sponsored campaigns
  • Interview experts, celebrities, and attend press events
  • Ensure all content follows best SEO practices
  • Regularly track content performance using Google Analytics
Editorial/Fashion Intern at Time Out New York (Sept 2014 – Dec 2014)
  • Write weekly style blurbs for online and print
  • NYFW coverage
  • Content research
  • Fact and credit checks
  • Style/handle samples for photo shoots
Online Editorial Intern at Woman’s Day Magazine (Jan 2013 – May 2013)
  • Write & build blog posts
  • Write & schedule social media posts
  • Write full-length feature stories for online publication
Poetry Assistant Editor at West 10th Literary Magazine (Sept 2012 – May 2013)
  • Solicit, read, and select poetry submissions for publication
  • Write reviews/blurbs for official blog
Programs Intern at the Poetry Society of America (Jan 2012 – May 2012)
  • Write press releases and pitches
  • Compile contact lists
  • Contribute creatively to poetry events/social media
  • Various administrative tasks

Selected Literary Awards

2nd Annual Judith Lobel Arkin Academy of American Poets Prize Honorable Mention for the Poem “O” (2012)

Special Skills

Microsoft Office; HTML; Photoshop; experience with WordPress/CMS, social media, SEO; advanced Italian speaker; 10-year trained violinist