Agency Assistant, Harold Ober Associates

August 2015-Present

  • Reads and responds to author queries
  • Works with agents to sell film and audio rights
  • Manages subsidiary rights and permissions. 
  • Responsible for office management 


Intern, Susanna Lea Associates

February 2015-May 2015

  • Read through queries and evaluated for merit.
  • Reviewed manuscripts and wrote readers reports.
  • Composed rejection letters and comments for authors.
  • Completed translations of French language reviews for promotional use.


Foreign rights and contracts intern, folio literary management

January 2015-August 2015

  • Helped compose contracts to be sent to authors, foreign agents, and publishers.
  • Assisted Folio agents to assemble and mail out foreign contracts.
  • Assisted with database management.
  • Completed miscellaneous office administrative tasks.


editorial intern, NAL, penguin random house

September-November 2014

  • Wrote reader's reports for several different editors, primarily in romance, mystery, and women's fiction.
  • Edited manuscripts.
  • Participated in editorial and cover meetings.
  • Provided administrative support, such as preparing mailings and editing TI sheets.


Editorial Intern, Entangled Publishing

July 2014-February 2015

  • Wrote reader's reports, copyedited manuscript submissions, and provided input for edits and changes.


Intern, Jungle House Publications

Summer 2013

  • Worked for a small publishing company to edit and revise a previously published nonfiction children's book.
  • Collaborated on an educational strategy and outreach for incorporating materials including supplemental books, newsletters, and a workbook
  • Revised the website with changes aimed to streamline information and clarify navigation.


Team Leader, Making it in the Arts: Locally Grown Conference

September-October 2013

  • Organized and coordinated the Making it in the Arts Conference involving 14 speakers from 13 arts organizations
  • Assisted the theatre committee and the networking committee, ensuring that the daylong event ran smoothly.
  • Was responsible for coordination and assessment of the event as a whole.


Contributing Author,

January 2013-May 2013

  • Contributed to a travel website and blog for students.
  • Wrote an average of two blog posts per month focused on travel advice and recommendations for the student traveler.


Coauthor, A Merry War!


  • Adapted and reinterpreted Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing into a 1930's style musical. The play was performed at the National Music Festival at Washington College in Chestertown, MD on June 9-10, 2013 and featured Liane Hansen of NPR.


TRiO Upward Bound Tutor

October 2012-December 2013

  • Assisted high school students with written work and coached them on their study skills in order to help them improve their academic performance and prepare them for college.