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EDITING

Freelance editor, various articles and books (2000–present).

Editor, Resources for Bicyclists (poster), (San Francisco: RIDES for Bay Area Commuters, May 1999).

Editor, The Haight Ashbury Voice (San Francisco: Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council, 1996–1998).

Editor, The Folk Music Resource Directory, (San Francisco: San Francisco Folk Music Club, Jan. 1998).

Editor, Guide to Services in the Haight Ashbury, (San Francisco: Neighborhoods in Transition, 1996).

Assistant Editor, AIDSLaw, (San Francisco: AIDS Legal Referral Panel, 1995).

Founding Editor (with Peter Meitzler), Tube Times (San Francisco: San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, 1992–1994).

Editor, The Record (Yellow Springs: Antioch College Community Government, 1984).

Assistant Editor, The Objector (San Francisco: Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors, 1982).

Founding Editor, The Almanac (Boulder: Alliance for Peaceful Alternatives, 1981).


OTHER WRITING, PUBLISHING & MEDIA

Member, Media Alliance, 1987–2006.

Founding Director, EpiCenter Desktop (Desktop publishing and training center, two San Francisco locations, 1992–1996).

Edited & compiled (with Jill Tallmer) Club Member Directory, San Francisco Folk Music Club (San Francisco, CA, Fall 1996).

Designed & wrote business plans & media materials: The Forgotten Brothers of D-Day (film), Transit Local 1555, Soft Touch Gallery, Haight Ashbury Newspaper, SF Women Against Rape, Gene's Sound Service, Two Girl Gardens & other clients, 1992–1999.

Grant proposals: San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, CounterPULSE's Shaping San Francisco (multimedia CD), Antioch College, Land Access Movement of South Africa, AIDS Legal Referral Panel, Market Street Railway Mural & other clients, 1988–2004.

JobFile Coordinator, Media Alliance, San Francisco, CA, 1987–1988. Designed media employment clearinghouse system which stayed in use for more than 12 years. Participated in establishing the country's first desktop publishing and media training center.


WORKSHOPS & CONFERENCES

Participant, 826 Valencia's Nonfiction Writing for Magazine and Book, with Po Bronson (author of What Should I Do with My Life), Robert E. Shepard (nonfiction literary agent), Joshuah Bearman (regular contributor to LA Weekly), Wendy Lesser (editor of the Threepenny Review), Tom Bissell (co-author of Speak, Commentary), Ted Weinstein (literary agent), Andrew Leland (managing editor of Believer magazine), January 13, 2005.

Participant, 826 Valencia's How to Start a Magazine, with Shana Berger (Editor of ReadyMade), Lisa Jervis (publisher of Bitch: A Feminist Response to Pop Culture), Andrew Wagner (editor of Dwell), Alison Bing (contributing editor to Artweek), Eli Horowitz (managing editor of McSweeneys), December 12, 2004.

Participant, Linda Watanabe McFerrin's Travel Writing, March 8, 2003.

Co-leader (with Joan Straumanis), The Grant Proposal Process, for Antioch College faculty, April 12, 2002.

Staff, Media Alliance's Magazine Fair, Media Alliance Meritorious Achievement Awards, other events, 1987–1988.

 

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