Stephani E. D. McDow

Stephani E. D. McDow

Publications

  • "Now" - Poem. Woman Around Town. 2016
  • "Cosquilla" – Poem. The RECORD, Trinity Washington University. 2013
  • "ThoughTrain" - Poem. The RECORD, Trinity Washington University. 2013
  • "Migraine" - Poem. The RECORD, Trinity Washington University. 2013
  • "Evelyn" - Short Story. The RECORD, Trinity Washington University. 2013
  • Multiple articles since 2010. Woman Around Town. http://www.womanaroundtown.com/author/stephani-mcdow

Work History

Motivational Blogger, Poet, Writer and Editor, Dream Free or Die!
February 2012 — August 2017

Contributing Author/Freelance Writer, Woman Around Town
October 2010 — February 2014

Freelance Commercial Writer and Editor, S.U.R.E. - Serving U Respectively and Effectively
August 2013 — February 2014

Freelance Commercial Writer and Editor, HMSHost Corporation
August 2012 — February 2014

Initially secured to write engaging copy and complete the applications for 17 of their concessions for submission into the 2012 Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) Greisbach Awards Contest. Airports and corporations submitted a total of 180 concessions and products to the ACI-NA to win one of 38 awards. I am elated to announce that my writing contributed to HMS Host receiving 11 of those awards.

Freelance Commercial Writer and Editor, Virginia Wine Trail Tours
November 2010 — February 2014

Freelance Commercial Writer and Editor, SharperMinds Consultants
July 2010 — February 2014

Freelance Commercial Writer, The Technology Therapy Group
December 2011 — April 2012

Volunteer English as a Second Language (ESL) and Basic Literacy (BL) Tutor , Literacy Council of Montgomery County
August 2010 — August 2011

Education

Master of Arts in English & Creative Writing
Southern New Hampshire University, March 2019

Bachelor of Arts in Humanities and English
University of Maryland University College, May 2010

Literary and Media Arts Diploma in Literary and Media Arts
Duke Ellington School of the Arts, June 1994

Awards

2012 Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) Greisbach Awards Contest Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) Client secured me to write engaging copy and complete the applications for 17 of their concessions for submission into the 2012 Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) Greisbach Awards Contest. Airports and corporations submitted a total of 180 concessions and products to the ACI-NA to win one of 38 awards. My client secured 11 of those awards per the copy that I’d written.

Certificate of Recognition for Contributions and Dedication to Building Up the Community Mayor, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Baltimore City - 2011

Memberships

Maryland Writers Association ~ The Writer's Center