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Frances Burroughs | Elance
 
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Frances Burroughs

writer, proofreader, teacher, tutor, translator
   France
Paris

Overview

I am an American writer living in Paris with a background in teaching, proofreading and tutoring. I have an MFA in fiction writing and have received fellowships and residencies for my work. I have worked as an online writing tutor and a legal proofreader, and I have five years combined experience teaching English at the college level. My freelance writing experience includes writing entries for an eighth grade textbook (on famous Jewish-Americans) and translating a press release for the art director Jean-Paul Goude from French into English....

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Wrote a brief essay about my experience of being a new mother in Paris.
Translated press release for Goude's museum opening (at the Museum of Photography and...

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Jean Paul Goude
writer and translator
2014 - 2014
I translated the ten-page-long press release for Jean Paul Goude's opening at the Museum of Photography and Images in Nice, France from French into English.
Smarthinking
Online Writing Tutor
2010 - 2012
As an online writing tutor, I read and commented on a variety of student papers from different educational institutions all over the U.S.; I worked under a time restriction (30 minutes for every...
Iona College
Adjunct English Professor
2003 - 2005
As an Adjunct English Professor, I taught introductory and advanced composition classes, along with classes in writing about literature. I led classroom discussions, designed tests, assignments and...

Education

Sarah Lawrence College
BA in English and Writing
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University of Florida at Gainesville
MFA in Fiction Writing
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