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Lessons offered by Julian
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • Academic English
  • Literature
  • Creative writing
  • Essay writing
  • English literature
  • Dissertation and thesis writing preparation
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Advanced Technical Certificate
  • College / University
  • Adult Education
  • MBA

Published Writer with Berkeley PhD Offers Online Tutoring in Writing and Literature

Methodology

I offer positive encouragement, detailed feedback, and practical writing tips tailored to your needs. I will help you gain the skills you need to communicate your ideas more effectively, become more self-aware of your problem areas, and improve on your strengths.

Background

I have a PhD in English from UC Berkeley and an MFA in Creative Writing. I have 14 years' experience teaching at the university level. I offer writing and editing for essays, theses and dissertations, as well as creative writing.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $40/h
Lessons offered by Julian
Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • Academic English
  • Literature
  • Creative writing
  • Essay writing
  • English literature
  • Dissertation and thesis writing preparation
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Advanced Technical Certificate
  • College / University
  • Adult Education
  • MBA

Julian's resume


Education
• PhD, English, University of California, Berkeley
Dissertation: Rhyme and the Poetics of Authority (Chair, Dr. Kristin Hanson), December 2014
• MFA, English Literature and Creative Writing, Mills College,
June 2001
• BA, Literature with Creative Writing Emphasis, University of California,
Santa Cruz, March 1999

Work Experience

Writer, Editor, Researcher: Inés Talamantez (University of California, Santa
Barbara), August 2017-present
• Work with Professor Inés Talamantez on scholarly Native American Religious Studies book The Apache Pollen Path: Mescalero Female Initiation Ceremony (forthcoming University of New Mexico Press 2020)

Visiting Poet: Poets House, February 2017-April 2017
• Lead poetry workshop on “Visions and Visionary Poetics”

Part-Time Faculty: New York University, January 2017-May 2017
• Instructed undergraduates in rhetoric and research methods in class on “Visions and Visionary Writing”

Part-Time Faculty: The New School, Parsons and Eugene Lang, August 2009-
May 2017
• Instructed ESL students in introductory composition; work collaboratively with Design professor
• Instructed students in the art of composition and rhetoric; poetics and hybrid textuality
• Mentored student teaching assistants
• Instructed students in the history and contemporary scene of queer performance and politics in New York City

Visiting Lecturer: Pratt Institute, January 2014-December 2014; August 2016-
May 2017
• Instructed undergraduates in creative writing (poetry)
• Instructed first and fourth-year architecture students in advanced transdisciplinary writing practices
• Instructed first and fourth-year architecture students in an introduction to literary theory, race, class and gender studies
• Collaborated with faculty on curriculum development

Instructor: Academy of Art University, January 2015-August 2016
• Instructed students in introductory and advanced composition
• Instructed students in world literature

English Instructor: Borough of Manhattan Community College, August 2013-
May 2014
• Instructed students in the art of composition and rhetoric and prepared them for CUNY-wide final essay exam

Composition Instructor: Ramapo College, August 2013-December 2013
• Instructed students in the art of composition and rhetoric

Editor / Copywriter / Grant Writer: Litmus Press, December 2006-2013
• Solicited, selected, edited and proofread essays, poetry, and full-length manuscripts for Litmus Press and literary journal Aufgabe
• Wrote copy to promote publications and events
• Maintained visibility of press through event organization and social media
• Wrote grants to secure funding for sustainability of non-profit literary arts organization
• Collaborated with executive director on budget planning

Copy Editor / Proofreader: Lunar Chandelier Press, June 2010-2014
• Proofread manuscripts in preparation for publication; provided editorial feedback

Composition Instructor: College of New Rochelle, August 2008-May 2009
• Instructed students in academic prose conventions, writing about literature, and research methods

Composition Instructor: UC Berkeley, spring 2006
• Instructed students on persuasive strategies in verse and prose; introduced university-level writing conventions; directed research

Graduate Student Instructor: UC Berkeley, January 2003-March 2006
• Led weekly discussion section
• Consulted with students during weekly office hours; advised on paper topics; tutored students in writing skills
• Evaluated grammar and content of student papers and research projects
• Participated in class planning

Composition Instructor: College of Alameda, June 2003-June 2004
• Instructed students in the history and art of rhetoric, academic styles of writing and the identification of logical fallacies

Substitute Teacher: Berkeley and Alameda Unified School Districts, 2001-2003
• Developed impromptu curricula for grades K-12
• Taught in all subjects

Private Tutor: Self-employed, 2001-2003
• Tutored undergraduates in the mechanics of composition, both creative and critical; edited and proofread essays

Creative Writing Workshop Leader: The New Discourse, Oakland, 2000-2002
• Facilitated poetry and hybrid genre creative writing workshops

Publications

Full length books:

-Of Mongrelitude (Wave Books 2017),
-Advice for Lovers (City Lights 2012)
-Gowanus Atropolis (Ugly Ducking Presse 2011)
-(co-editor) NO GENDER: Reflections on the Life & Work of kari edwards (Litmus Press / Belladonna Books 2009).


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