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Theresa Duck

904 Bayberry Dr. Chapel Hill NC

(919) 448-5397 |



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



Editing for Publication               Intro to Publishing                Bookbuilding



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



  • 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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