Thursday, September 26, 2013

Want to be a writer? Darice Bailer, '77, Children's Author "Food for Thought" 10/1


Tuesday, October 1st, 2:00pm – Darice Bailer ’77, Children’s Author

Our next "Food For Thought: Career Converstions with Alumni" features Darice Bailer. See her bio below, and stop in Tuesday at 1. Fourth Floor Dewey Hall. Email Michelle Marks-Hook to register. 
 
Can't make it? We will be tweeting live, #fftbailer. Tweet a question & we'll ask it for you!
 
Name:  Darice Bailer
Current City/State of residence:  Old Greenwich, CT
Majors/Minors While At UR: English
Current Job Title: Freelance writer
Employer: I mainly work for a book packager called Red Line Editorial out of Burnsville, MN.
Brief Description of What You Do:
  I write children's books for a number of children's educational publishers. I also write about computer software for IBM and for one of its business partners.
Previous Internships/Research/Job Experience That Helped Get your current Job/Grad School Appointment: I freelanced for The New York Times, The Hartford Courant, and other publications. I also wrote for many publishers such as Simon & Schuster and Scholastic. 
Clubs/Activities You Were Involved In While At UR: I wrote for the Campus Times.

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