Theresa Duck

904 Bayberry Dr. Chapel Hill NC

(919) 448-5397 | tcd4503@uncw.edu

 

EDUCATION

University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW)                                                                                May 2018

Bachelor of Fine Arts Creative Writing

Bachelor of Arts Communication Studies

            Lambda Pi Eta, 2017

Certificate in Publishing

            Deans list 2014-2017

 

RELEVANT COURSEWORK

Editing for Publication               Intro to Publishing                Bookbuilding

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Graphic Design Intern                                                                                                                      Summer 2017

Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, New York, NY

  • Assisted in design of the repackaged slipcover for Leigh Bardugo’s Shadow and Bone trilogy

  • Revised layout for the middle-grade novel Bug Girl 2: Fury on the Dancefloor

  • Produced several ARE cover mechanicals and sample pages for various YA and middle grade novels

  • Assisted in editorial work such as reading through submissions and developing new concepts for licensed material

  • Attended art, acquisition, and intellectual property meetings

 

Graphic Design Intern                                                                                                                    Summer 2016

Wisdom House Books, Chapel Hill, NC

  • Designed interiors for a children’s comic and a motivational nonfiction book

  • Created multiple sample layouts for the NC Writer’s Network Newsletter

  • Represented the company at the Wake Forest University book festival

  • Applied copy edits to a manuscript and prepared it for text threading

 

President                                                                                                                        September 2014–Present

Writers’ Association, University of North Carolina Wilmington                         

  • Founded the organization at UNCW in 2014

  • Organized the first ever Pie a Professor fundraiser with the English Department

  • Coordinated a field trip for 12 members to the Association of Writers and Writing Programs conference in DC

 

PUBLISHING SKILLS

  • Experience in InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator through both classwork and internship, and professional training in Microsoft Office Suite via the Computer Science Department at UNCW

  • IRB certification and experience in applied quantitative research

  • Two semesters of public speaking, and practical application as Writers’ Association’s president

Theresa Duck

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© 2014 Theresa Duck. Strip backgroud photo credit: "Pink Marble texture" Thomas Quine 2012 Via Flickr Creative Commons