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Michael Street | Elance
 
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Michael Street

Versatile Professional Writer and Editor
   United States
  |   Beaverton, OR
  |  1:19 pm Local Time

Overview

Fast, efficient, and prolific writer and editor with more than 20 years' experience in publishing and technical writing, including proposal writing and editing; legislative analysis; reporting and feature writing; book and movie reviews; sports news and statistical analysis; and children's fiction and nonfiction. I have a B.A. in English from Yale and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Alabama, and I have taught college English for over a decade.

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Wrote a feature article on an origami exhibit (photo on page 1, story on page 8) and a...
Wrote this as the first in an ongoing series at Baseball Prospectus, covering the...

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New Mexico Legislative Reports
Copywriter
2013 - Present
Summary and analysis of legislation produced in New Mexico State legislature for website and publication in its 28th year providing such analysis. Legislation includes bills, memorials,...
Portland Community College
Adjunct Instructor
2011 - Present
Teaching courses in college and pre-college composition at Sylvania and Rock Creek Campuses, including course and syllabus design, teaching and grading for one to two sections of about twenty-five...
Baseball America
Contributing Editor
2010 - Present
Provided and translated Korean Baseball Organization and Chinese Professional Baseball League statistics for MLB baseball players who appeared there. Data was used in Baseball America's 2010 and...
Baseball Prospectus
Columnist, BP Fantasy
2010 - Present
Weekly column on undervalued 1B/3B/DH fantasy prospects, including statistical analysis and prediction. Wrote an 18,000-word, six-column "Asian Equation" series in 2011 about the history and...
Clark College
Affiliate Adjunct Instructor
2007 - Present
Teaching courses in basic composition skills and creative writing, including design of course syllabus, daily teaching and grading for one to two sections of twenty-six to thirty-five students...
D.R. Street Consultants, LLC
Business Developer and Editorial Consultant
2003 - Present
Online research and editorial work for consulting firm specializing in government service contracts. Duties include creation, revision, and compilation of correspondence, proposals, advertisements,...
The Asian Reporter
Stringer and Columnist
2003 - Present
Book and movie reviews, features, and a monthly column on Asian-American sports, for a regional ethnic weekly newspaper with a circulation of 20,000
Clark College
Full-time temporary faculty
2010 - 2011
One-year appointment as full-time instructor, including 13+ credit courseload and departmental and committee meetings. Chosen through selection process and thirty-minute teaching demo.
The Hardball Times
Columnist, Waiver Wire (NL)
2009 - 2010
Statistical analysis and projections for weekly column, covering NL players for fantasy baseball owners, including offseason coverage. THT has been one of the premier baseball analysis websites...
HEATER Magazine
Writer
2008 - 2010
Weekly coverage of Arizona Diamondbacks and Milwaukee Brewers for subscription-only baseball magazine. Statistical analysis and projections, team and player commentary and lineup projections from...
examiner.com
Asian-American Sports Examiner
2008 - 2010
Current news and commentary about contemporary Asian-American athletes and athletics.
Graphical Player
Associate Editor
2008 - 2010
Strategy, planning, editing and writing for John Burnson's Graphical Player (ACTA Sports), a book of extensive statistical baseball analysis, and one of the best-regarded guides on the market....
Baseball Daily Digest
Writer
2008 - 2010
News, analysis and commentary on major- and minor-league baseball for a subsidiary of Baseball Prospectus
Lovemyteam.com
Writer
2007 - 2010
Book reviews and commentary/analysis on baseball industry and players.
University of Alabama
Distance Education Instructor
1998 - 2002
Graded and commented on a twenty-one-lesson course, including two stories.
University of Alabama
Graduate Teaching Assistant
1995 - 1998
Two courses per semester, ranging from literature to composition. Received teaching commendations for all eligible semesters.
Morrow Junior Books
Assistant Editor
1991 - 1994
Editorial and clerical work for editor-in-chief, as well as for department of nine, including updating and reissuing out-of-print sports novels, co-editing significant frontlist books, contract...

Education

University of Alabama
MFA, Creative Writing
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Yale University
B.A., English
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