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Cynthia Clough | Elance
 
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Cynthia Clough

Writer, Editor, Translator
   Italy
  |   Spoleto, (PG)

Overview

I have been a writer and college teacher of writing for thirty-years with diverse experience in ghost-writing, academic writing, writing for blogs and for the web. I've worked as a developmental editor for a small university press but also freelance for individuals trying to structure novels or non-fiction texts. My translations from the Italian into English range from literary fiction to academic articles to the 18th century biography of St. Joseph of Copertino. I am a fluent and determined writer who loves to work with a tight deadline so...

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Portfolio

Memoir of my work with Fabrizia Ramondino
These are a few sample essays from a collection of essays on Hospice and end-of-life...
excerpt from my book on Italian dog culture: La Vita Canina: Going to the Dogs in the...
content for website on Italian foods and food culture
this is an excerpt from my translation of Domenico Bernini's 1722 life of San Giuseppe
sample of a contemporary translation in history/urban planning (from a recent book on...

Skills (10)

Tested
Academic Writing
Creative Writing
Editing
Italian
Online Writing
French-English Translation
Computer Skills
Email
Microsoft PowerPoint
U.S. Culture

Service Description

I specialize in:
Books and articles related to consciousness studies, mindfulness, wellness, metaphysics and psychotherapy (a practicing energy healer with experience in various healing modalities)
Books and articles related to European travel, with special experience on Italian culture, food, art and literature
Books and articles related to literature, literary theory, writing theory, aesthetics
Books and articles on dogs and animal consciousness (I am a breeder of wire-haired dachshunds)
Italian-to-English translation
Editing on any of the subjects above, with special expertise on guiding the development of personal narratives



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Employment

Umbra Institute, Perugia, Italy
Professor of Writing and Literature
2005 - Present
Teach American university students writing (travel narrative), research methods, literature in translation and literature of the Grand Tour. Edit a literary anthology twice yearly. Organize...

Education

Florida State University
Ph.D English and Writing
1990 - 1995
Johns Hopkins University
Masters of Arts
1987 - 1988
Goucher College
Bachelor's of Arts Degree
1977 - 1981

Keywords

Italy
consciousness
literature
dogs
travel
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