Resume


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Education

Emerson College – Boston, MA

Writing, Literature, and Publishing BFA

September 2015 – December 2018

Middleborough High School – Middleborough, MA

September 2011 – June 2015

Experience

Books EditorPopularly Positive

May 2018 – present

I pitch and write articles focusing on the theme of body positivity in literature and textual media.

Editorial InternBedford/St. Martin’s History team; Macmillan Learning

June 2018 – August 2018

I proofed forthcoming editions of textbooks in print and digital EPUB formats

I proofed book jackets of forthcoming print editions.

I maintained content on Macmillan digital services, including LearningCurve and iClicker.

I edited and proofed the Bedford/St. Martin’s History 2019 Print Catalog.

Copy EditorStork Magazine, Emerson College

January 2018 – April 2018

I copy edited students’ story submissions.

I contributed feedback for substantive edits during weekly editorial meetings.

Staff WriterEmertainment Monthly, Emerson College

September 2017 – December 2018

I pitched and wrote monthly magazine articles for the Books section.

EditorialBlack Swan, Kasteel Well, Emerson College

January 2017 – April 2017

I substantively edited and copy edited students’ story submissions.

I contributed feedback for substantive edits during weekly editorial meetings.

Team Leader / Sales Associate – The Children’s Place, Plymouth, MA

May 2016 – present

I help customers to find desired items, purchase items, and return items.

I clean the store, update marketing signage, refold clothing, sweep, take out trash, clean windows.

Skills

InDesign; Photoshop; Microsoft Office Suite; Box; Adobe Acrobat DC; EPUB; Google applications; Chicago Manual of Style; HTML and CSS; copy editing; substantive editing; graphic design; literary and magazine writing; collaboration; time management; communication; attention to detail

Publications and Projects

All graphic design projects listed below are available for viewing in my Design Portfolio here.

Pontes Family Recipes

My hand-coded recipes website

December 2018

The Internal Ashes

My book design project; cover design, interior design, and stories by me.

December 2018

“In the Year 2100…”

My poster series design project

November 2018

“Lessons From Nonna”

My design layout of a cookbook chapter; I did not create, nor do I own the contents of this chapter.

October 2018

Identity System

My resume, letterhead, and business card design project

September 2018

“The Diner”

short story published in Gauge Magazine

April 2018

“Upon Churned Earth”

short story published in Concrete Magazine

April 2018

“Dark Matter”

short story published in Gauge Magazine

December 2016