Speaking & Teaching


Affiliated Faculty, Emerson College, 2019 — Present

Angeline Boulley and Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé on Thrillers,” Comic-Con@Home, July 2021

Keynote Speaker, ACES: The Society for Editing Annual National Conference, April 2021

“Inclusion and Access in Children’s Media,” Bravery Magazine, May 2021

Career Prep for Writers, guest speaker, Westfield State University English Department, April 2021

Book + Author: Anna-Marie McLemore,” March 2021

“Social Media for Nonprofits,” Bisexual Resource Center, November 2020

LGBTQIA+ History and Language: What Editorial Professionals Need to Know,” Editorial Freelancers Association, September 2020

We Need Diverse Books: EVEN IF WE BREAK Virtual Launch, September 2020

“Publishing 101,” Editing and Publication Management, guest speaker, Westfield State University English Department, November 2019

“Freelancing 101 and Generating Clients,” The Freelancer, guest speaker, Westfield State University English Department, October 2018

“Social Media Marketing for Freelancers,” Editorial Freelancers Association Boston Chapter, September 2018

From Burnout to Radical Self-Care,” Webinar, Everyday Feminism, March 2018

Building Community,” Emerson College’s Teach-In On Race, October 2017

How An Idea Becomes a Book: Behind the Scenes of Publishing,” (Organizer, panelist, and moderator) Boston Public Library, June 2017

“How Do We Make Publishing More Inclusive?” Bookbuilders of Boston, sponsored by Beacon Press, October 2016

“Building a Brand,” Graduate Students for Publishing at Emerson College, October 2016

Keynote Speaker, Westfield State University Spring Gathering, April 2016

“Social Justice Community Work in Writing Centers,” Northeast Writing Centers Association Conference 2014

“LGBTQIA+ Themes in Young Adult Literature,” Western Massachusetts Gay Straight Alliance Workshop 2013


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Here are examples of print and digital publications for which I have assisted with production or web design.

Joyce Hayden’s Professional Website

Doll Hospital Literary Journal: Website | Issue 2 (Preview) | Issue 3

English Department Fall 2014 Newsletter

Content Marketing

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BDSM Basics & How To Start the Conversation, Unbound Box

See Out 2015 in Tulle, Space46 Boutique

Heart to Heart, Space46 Boutique

A New Perspective In 2016, Space46 Boutique

Holiday 2015 Collection, Space46 Boutique

6 Ways to Finding Your Stolen Bike, Fortified Bicycle

8 Ways to Make Your Morning Commute Easier, Fortified Bicycle

8 Hacks to Keep Your Bike From Getting Stolen, Fortified Bicycle

The Science of Ghost Riding a Bicycle, Fortified Bicycle

10 Best Apps for Biking in Cities, Fortified Bicycle

13 People You Meet When You Love Urban Biking, Fortified Bicycle

10 Favorite Boston Bike Paths, Fortified Bicycle

DIY How To: Upcycled Wine Bottles, Whip City Candle

DIY How To: Monogrammed Letters, Whip City Candle

Introducing Our New Line: This is the Life, Whip City Candle