MFA in Writing, concentration in poetry and creative nonfiction, A- average.
BREAD LOAF GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ENGLISH, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT. •••••, •••••
Masters Degree Program in English Literature. A- average. Completed two summers of a five-summer degree program.
WILLIAMS COLLEGE, Williamstown, MA. BA, •••••
English literature major and French language/literature minor. Deans list.
COLBY SAWYER COLLEGE, New London, NH. AB, •••••
Liberal Arts major. Deans list.
ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR/TEACHING ASSISTANT, U.N.H., Durham, NH. •••••
Adjunct Professor and Teaching Assistant of Freshman Composition and Introduction to Creative Non-Fiction courses.
ENGLISH TEACHER, Harbor Country Day School, ••••• Three Sisters Road, St. James, NY. •••••
English teacher, fifth and sixth grades. Faculty advisor for fifth grade class.
TEACHER, Chico High School, Chico, California. •••••
Support teaching staff member of a program designed to assist ••••• of the high schools most severely challenged students who suffered a wide spectrum of learning, emotional, and physical challenges.
TEACHER/ASSISTANT TO HEAD, MIDDLE SCHOOL, Waynflete, Portland, ME. •••••
Teacher of middle and high school-level writing workshops; faculty advisor to the middle schools student literary magazine; chair of the schools annual, week-long poetry festival; administrative liaison among the larger community, parents, faculty, students, and the Head of Middle School; administrative support to the Head of Middle School, the Athletic Director, the Dean of Students.
FREELANCE WRITER/EDITOR, Portland, ME. •••••
Advertising copywriter of educational texts, food writing, and editing projects. Clients included educational publishers, businesses, and individuals in Boston, New York, and Portland, Maine. I worked for two years both as advertising copywriter and editor/managing editor of an annual, •••••page publication for which I not only researched and wrote most of the articles, but
edited and copy-edited the entire book; edited the articles of others; wrote some of the ad copy; with pencil, scissors, and glue on my kitchen table, I made the entire dummy twice; and saw the publication through its various sets of blue lines to its final resting place in a perfect bind. It required constant vigilance on every written word, on the various forms into which various departments and hands involved decided to twist it, and coordination with the art department. My job was to produce rhetoric that was solid, effective, and newsstand-worthy.
Prof. Thomas Carnicelli, English Professor and Director of the Writing Program, UNH, Durham, NH. •••••
Professor Meredith Hall, Prof. of Creative Nonfiction, UNH, Durham, NH ••••• •••••
Professor Mekeel McBride, Professor of Poetry, UNH, Durham, NH. •••••
Ms. Lorraine Augliera, Former Head, English Department, Harbor Country Day School, ••••• Three Sisters Road, St. James, NY ••••• She is reachable by email: •••••.
ADDENDUM: UNH Students Comments on My Teaching, •••••
You are such a powerful and influential teacher. By far, you have taught me the most about English, writing, and about human emotions in general, more so than any other teacher Ive had a class with. So, thank you for that. Thank you for being a mentor. -Erin King, Creative Nonfiction, Spring •••••
During my first semester at UNH, Sue ••••• made my English class the class that I most enjoyed and looked forward to every day. Mrs. ••••• taught class with a truly contagious sense of passion for reading and writing, and she was always eager to answer questions and ensure that each student really understood the material. She remained open to student suggestions for ways she could adjust her lessons to help us learn the material more effectively. Her assignments were always relevant to what we were studying, encouraged critical thought and self-reflection, and ultimately helped me to improve my writing overall. Mrs. ••••• met with each of us bi-weekly to discuss the ideas behind our writing and helped us to proofread and revise our essays. I appreciated the fact that she made her expectations for students clear and was always fair and consistent when grading our work. Mrs. ••••• puts a lot of heart into her teaching. -Kristin Bellamy Crawford, Freshman Composition, Fall, •••••
This has been the best English class of my entire life. I always looked forward to doing my homework, and writing a six-page essay never seemed like a chore to me. I had a lot of fun sharing my work with my classmates and learning about different kinds of creative essays. I learned a lot and am so glad that I decided to take this course. Thank you for an amazing semester, Mrs. •••••! You are a fantastic teacher, and I hope to have you again someday! -Rachel Karp, Creative Nonfiction, Fall •••••
Mrs. •••••, I have absolutely loved having this course this semester. I am by no means a morning person, and for me to WANT to go to a class at ten am is very, very rare. You made the classroom a very comfortable and relaxed environment, and your teaching style was very non-threatening, and you were very approachable. I learned a lot through the assignments we have and during the meetings for each paper. I absolutely LOVED having this class and having you for a teacher. I actually recommended you as a teacher to a lot of my friends; theyll be disappointed if youre not around next semester. -Nikki Yuskowski, Creative Nonfiction, Fall •••••
Professor •••••s positive attitude and genuine passion for her subject matter make the process of writing fun and exciting. She is always enthusiastic and willing to help enrich her students knowledge of writing, making her class truly enjoyable. -Amanda Morris, Creative Nonfiction, Fall •••••