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Erika Wade | Elance
 
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Erika Wade

Published and Acclaimed Creative Writer
   United States
  |   Birmingham , AL

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Erika E. Wade has experience in drafting and revising stories, poems and essays; performing written and oral critiques of peers original work; regular reading and analysis of advanced texts representing a broad range of literary movements, time periods and elements of craft; performing extensive research on various topics to ensure accuracy of stories and articles written; planning formal readings, including organizing invitations and receptions; and compiling research on given topics and organizing arguments into scholarly research papers.

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Portfolio

Poem on the true life accounts of African Pygmy Ota Benga.
Poem on suicide in Middle Eastern culture
Poem on coming of age in context of race and ethnicity in Alabama.
Short story on the coming of age of an young, underprivileged, black boy.
Short story excerpt on the effects of violence on urban youth.
Non-fiction essay on loss and transcendence
Article from archived Birmingham News column.
Article from archived Birmingham News column.

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I offer editorial and creative writing skills in creative non-fiction, poetry, prose, and blogging. I have prior experience as an Editorial Assistant at the Red Mountain Review, where I sorted and logged unsolicited submissions to a nationally distributed journal of contemporary literature, assisted with marketing and distribution, and screened and assisted in selection of nonfiction for publication. My works have been published in the Birmingham Arts Journal, and Hanging Loose Magazine of Brooklyn, NY; I have compiled and organized creative writing outreach for at risk student from grades K-12. I am the author of “eyestodewhurld,” an anthology of poetry. I have served as the editor of the Marrs Field Journal where I organized a staff of editors, soliciting and reviewing works from undergraduate students in prose, poetry, music, and artwork.


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Employment

University of Alabama Marrs Field Journal
Editor
2011 - 2012

Education

The University of Alabama
Bachelor of Arts
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Alabama School of Fine Arts
High School Diploma
2005 - 2009
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creative writing
articles
research
poetry
prose
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