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  Allison Kornet
Professional/Personal Overview
  An editor never rests: approving an epidural during childbirth, I saw a grammar error on the consent form. Extended maternity leave now means new freelance availability. I've edited columns, books, manuals; I've also written for SAIL, Psych Today, New Woman, Women's Health. I can deliver.
Work Info
Editor 8 Years
Writer 15 Years
Copy Editor 15 Years
Books & Literature 16 Years
Education 16 Years
Health/fitness 16 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
13 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
SELF Magazine (1-2)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation (3-5), Monster Worldwide (1-2), Pearson Publishing Curriculum Group (1-2), Digitas, Inc. (1-2)
Other Work History
Production editor at SAIL Magazine; part-time editor of the Opinion/Editorial pages at The Boston Herald; part-time copy desk editor at The Washington Times; arts feature writer for MIT's Tech Talk.
Computer Skills
Word, Excel, Quark Express, Quark Copydesk
Personal computer (iBook G4), digital camera (Canon Rebel), EPSON Artisan printer, iphone.
Foreign Language Skills
French, Latin
On request
ASME award nomination (1996); Washington Post All-Met Coach of the Year (2001); Women's Sports Foundation Private School Coach of the Year (2002); teacher of many Scholastic Arts and Writing national gold medalists
I've taught writing at the collegiate and secondary school levels; taken writing workshops with Grace Paley, Thomas Sleigh, Mitch Zuckoff, Renata Adler, James Hirsch, and Liza Monroy; earned an MS in Print Journalism (Boston University), an MA in English (Georgetown University), and a BA in Philosophy (Dartmouth College). An outdoor enthusiast, I've coached rowing men and women, novices and future Olympians for over 15 years.
Freelancer Availability
I occasionally freelance. I live near Boston, MA. I am willing to travel anywhere. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
Reporting on the Arts  
(Tech Talk, 12/10/2003)
Interview of featured inventor at MIT Museum
(Tech Talk, 12/3/2003)
Concert preview
(Tech Talk, 10/29/2003)
Profile of an artist-in-residence
Magazine Features  
(SAIL Magazine, 10/1/2005)
Liveaboard sailing school in the Grenadines teaches a sailor's daughter how much she knows— and doesn't.
(Psychology Today, 5/1/1997)
Deception is rampant—and sometimes we tell the biggest lies to those we love most.
Personal Essay  
(HerStory: What I Learned in My Bathtub... and More True Stories on Life, Love, and Other Inconveniences, 10/1/2005)
A girl contemplates her childhood friend's choice of fiance... at a Chippendales show.
Contact Info
  Allison Kornet
Winchester, MA 

E-Mail: allison.kornet@alum.dartmouth.org
Website: http://