Speaking & Teaching


Affiliated Faculty, Emerson College, 2019 — Present

Moderator and Event Planner, Entrepreneurship in Publishing: How to Start Your Own Venture, We Need Diverse Books, April 2023

Guest speaker, Career Prep for Writers, Westfield State University English Department, March 2023

Panelist, How to Effectively Fight Against Book Bans, Fandom Forward, August 2022

Moderator and Event Planner, Support & Success: How to Be Your Own Best Advocate, We Need Diverse Books, April 2022

Panelist, Radically Revealing Truth: Accountable Disability Journalism, Autistic Women and Nonbinary Network #LiberatingWebinars series, April 2022

Presenter, Disability Recruitment and Mentoring Day, Hachette Book Group, April 2022

Featured Speaker, Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professionals, Master of Science in Genetic Counseling Program, March 2022

Guest speaker, Diversity in Publishing, Emerson College Publishing & Writing Graduate Department, November 2021

Moderator, Epic Reads Virtual Contemporary Meet Up, September 2021

Moderator, “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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Keynote Speaker, Westfield State University Spring Gathering, April 2016

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

Panelist, “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