The CWW is pleased to introduce our newest members of the team: Miriam Francisco and Laura Whitmer. In their roles as Editorial and Communications interns, Laura and Miriam will be assisting with upcoming events, retreats, publications and podcasts. Laura and Miriam are both accomplished writers and editors and we are excited to see what they have in store.
Miriam Francisco is a junior at the University of Michigan studying writing and English. She is a staff writer and copy editor for The Michigan Daily, U-M’s student-run newspaper. She also writes for The Michigan Journal of Political Science, focusing on social justice and domestic policy issues. Along with three colleagues from The Daily, Miriam wrote and produced a podcast series investigating the history of sexism and power in entertainment called ‘Things Men Ruined’, which can be found on iTunes. Miriam loves reading and writing both fiction and nonfiction.
Laura Whitmer is a Boston-based writer who received her B.A. in creative writing from Hamilton College. She has published short stories in Mr. Ma’am and Persephone’s Daughters and was the 2018 recipient of The George A. Watrous Literary Prize. She is currently writing a novel based on her experiences working on a llama farm in Colorado
The Cambridge Writers’ Workshop is proud to announce our new interns for Fall/Winter 2015! Here are some of the talented writers, students, and graphic designers who will be joining our team:
Alyssa Goldstein Ekstrom is from Queens, New York and is one of the newest editing and communication interns for the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop. Currently a freelance court reporter, she has in the past written for The Wave of Long Island, a weekly newspaper. She has her bachelor’s degree in Media Studies from CUNY Queens College and enjoys writing poetry as well as fiction.
Casey Lynch is an Editing and Communications intern for the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop. She hails from Needham, MA and is currently a sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania. She studies English, Creative Writing, and Urban Education, and hopes to write and teach in the future.
Emily Teitsworth is from Rochester, New York, and is currently a junior at Susquehanna University. She is working on a dual Bachelors degree in Creative Writing and Publishing/Editing, with a minor in Public Relations. She has previously interned for AdmitSee.com, Writer’s and Books, and the publishing program coordinator at her school. She has been on the staff of Sanctuary magazine for a year and a half, and will be editor-in-chief during her senior year. She has had poetry published in Stone Canoe and keeps a blog about her time abroad in Scotland this fall. She is also in the process of putting together a book of poetry, as well as a fantasy novel.