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Kimm S. Gordon

College Address: 618 Clark St., Apt. 2B Evanston, IL 60201

E-mail: Phone: 212-555-1212

Permanent Address: 1500 Murray Lane 2F New York, NY 10136

EDUCATION Northwestern University, Evanston, IL Bachelor of Arts in English and French anticipated June 2012 GPA: 3.73/4.0, Academic Dean‟s List 5 of 9 quarters Iowa Young Writers’ Studio, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, Summer 2009

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE Northwestern University Press, Evanston, IL Editorial Assistant, Fall 2010–Present; Intern, Summer 2010 ·Promoted from intern to editorial assistant in September 2010 for excellent and thorough work ·Edit various manuscripts, including short story anthologies, drama, novels, and educational and scholarly works ·Prepare files for copyediting by entering typesetting codes, fact-checking references and consistency of style ·Input author and copyeditor changes to files, review page proofs, query authors about discrepancies in manuscripts ·Revise introductions, chronologies, photo galleries, notes, bibliographies, and indices StoryQuarterly Literary Magazine, Kenilworth, IL Intern, 2008–2009 ·Edited short story manuscripts and promoted subscriptions ·Increased sales by 50% within first 6 months and managed publicity campaign Commonwealth Editions, Beverly, MA Intern, 2008–2009 ·Edited Mindy Cook‟s book A Guide to the Chicago Music Scene, published March 2010 ·Researched and compiled marketing information on potential buyers and target audiences The Concord Journal, Concord, MA Teen Columnist, 2003–2008 ·Wrote biweekly column “Kid View,” consisting of 700–1000 words and circulating approximately 1000 copies per month ·Researched relevant topic areas ranging from interviews with peers, adults, and politicians to reflections on current events and personal experiences ·Received „Column of the Year‟ award in 2005 and 2008 based on acclaim from local residents and out-of-state readers

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE Northwestern University Writing Center, Evanston, IL Tutor, Private Tutor, 2010–Present ·Tutor undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty on all genres of writing Smaller Business Association of New York (SBANY), New York, NY Intern, Summer 2008 ·Worked with state legislators and government agencies on SBANY‟s small business advocacy initiatives ·Created and developed marketing materials and assisted in planning and coordinating conferences and networking events

PUBLICATIONS AND OTHER WRITING Mildred’s Tale, Kimm S. Gordon, Concord, MA, 2009

·Authored 55-page historical novella chronicling the major events during the women‟s suffrage movement Revolutionary War Heroes, How the War was Won, Dr. Susan C. Thoney, Concord Press, Washington, MA Contributor, published 2010 ·Wrote chapter entitled “The Revolution, its Beginnings” about woman‟s roles during the American Revolution


Senior Honors Thesis in English centering on the works of Joseph Conrad and Jorge Luis Borges Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society Golden Key International Honor Society

SKILLS Publishing: Computer: Language:

Experienced with the Chicago Manual of Style editing symbols, language, and guidelines Proficient on both PC and Macintosh; Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); Web 2.0 Fluent in reading, writing, speaking, and presenting in Spanish (11 years of coursework).

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