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Rachel Marie Patterson | Elance
 
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Rachel Marie Patterson

Diverse skill-set, up for a challenge!
   United States
  |   Philadelphia, PA
  |  12:38 am Local Time

Overview

I have a broad skill-set and I'm always ready to take on a new project. Right now, I'm a third-year Ph.D. student in English, working on my dissertation. I'm a trained and precise line-editor who has experience in publishing. I'm also a creative writer, so I love to write and am open to working as a ghostwriter or a copywriter. And to top it off, I'm a trained Spanish-English literary translator, so I am happy to help you or your company translate written Spanish quickly and accurately.

I can also bring vigor, enthusiasm, and a youthful...

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Academic Writing
Business Writing
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English
Editing
English Grammar
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English Proofreading
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Service Description

My services include copy-editing; copywriting; Spanish-English translation; ghostwriting; article writing; web journalism; blogging; and any work related to manuscript publication (reading through a slush pile, acquisition, advertising, working with authors, etc.) Even if you are looking for a skill I haven't mentioned, but it seems like I might be a good candidate, please get in touch! I'm always ready for a new and challenging project.

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Employment

Four Way Review
Editor
2012 - Present
I am the managing co-editor for Four Way Review, the electronic literary journal from independent, non-profit press Four Way Books. I solicit poetry, prose, and artwork; read and vet open...
Persea Books
Poetry Intern
2011 - 2012
Experience in all phases of the publication process: I evaluated incoming book-length poetry manuscripts, interviewed current authors, managed web material, helped in book design, copy-edited...
The University of Missouri
Instructor
2010 - 2012
I taught first-year composition, creative writing, playwriting, and American literature.
The University of North Carolina-Greensboro
Instructor
2009 - 2010
I taught first-year composition to college freshmen.
The University of North Carolina-Greensboro
Administrator
2008 - 2010
As an administrator for the Graduate School Admissions Office, I processed applications; answered prospective student questions; advised current graduate students; performed data entry; and...

Education

The University of Missouri
Ph.D., English
2010 - Present
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
M.F.A., English/Poetry
2008 - 2010
The Pennsylvania State University
B.A., Comparative Literature; B.A., Spanish
2004 - 2008

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