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SARAH M. TIERNEY SarahMargaretTierney@gmail.

com
1111 W. Grace Street | Chicago, IL 60613 C: (708) 214-9693

PROFILE

I am a passionate, hardworking, patient, and friendly person, and would be a great addition to your work
team. I have a lot of experience with working in creative teams and am able to handle situations in a
insightful, diplomatic, and professional way.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

CROOK & FOLLY ARTS AND LITERATURE MAGAZINE | Chicago, IL
September 2015 - Present
Fiction Reader
As a Fiction Reader, it is my responsibility to:
• Review all fiction submissions and select materials for publication
• Help facilitate writing workshops to assist writers and provide feedback for their creative works

UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR WRITING-BASED LEARNING | Chicago, IL

August 2015 - Present
Peer Writing Tutor/Writing Fellow
As a peer writing tutor, I:
• Help members of the DePaul community with their writing
• Give writers the tools to become improve their communication skills
• Practice the core beliefs of the Writing Center
• Work with both native English speakers and international students to hone their skills

COVERED BRIDGE STUDIOS | Tinley Park, IL



December 2012 - Present
Current Position: Supervising Director
Past Positions: Associate Director/Assistant Director/Choreographer
As the Artistic and Executive Director, it is my job to:
• Direct and inspire the members of my cast
• Provide guidance, assistance, and support to the actors in my play, in a fun and open environment
• Mentor student directors and assist them with their duties and responsibilities as needed

TINLEY PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY | Tinley Park, IL


July 2013 – August 2014
Shelver
As a shelver, it was my responsibility to:
• Shelve all materials quickly and efficiently as they came through circulation at the library
• Answer any questions a patron might have in a respectful and helpful manner
• Perform any tasks requested of me by the reference librarians

EDUCATION

DePaul University | Chicago, IL
BA in Creative Writing, expected graduation June 2018
English GPA: 4.0
Cumulative GPA: 3.8
Dean’s List | Member of Phi Sigma Pi Honors Fraternity