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Sierra Prasada Millman

Author / Editor / Teacher



The Creative Compass:

In Brief
I write all the time, for readers and clients, and because I love it. Im based in DC, because I love it. Im fascinated by culture, including science, math, and technology. Ive lived abroad and now the world feels smaller. I like reading and listening in more than one language, and its changed the way I collaborate. I believe that all the best projects are inherently collaborative. I rarely run out of ideas, but its also enough just to help. Im looking to connect with people dedicated to truth-seeking, storytelling, and asking good questions.

Writing Your Way from Inspiration to Publication (280 pgs) New World Library, Oct. 13

Creative Lives:

Portraits of Lebanese Artists (183 pgs) Turning Point Books, Dec. 09 Silver medal, Dubai Int. Printing Awards

20th Century Project

Oct. 11 Dec. 21 Twitter: @visitthepast Cyberculture author Howard Rheingold: This is really great stu - you raise the collective IQ of the blogosphere.

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Writer and Journalist

Feb. 2004 present | Beirut, Washington, Cairo, Chicago See website for clips


International Reporting Q&A

with Stephen Kinzer Foreign Correspondence class Boston University, Feb. 12

Pecha Kucha Beirut

9th Edition, Nov. 10 Creativity is Messy

Past work includes: Contributing writer, AUB MainGate (Feb. 10 - May 13) Podcaster, (Jan. 10 - May 11) Contributing writer, Aishti, Gossip (June 08 - March 11) Radio correspondent, Feature Story News (Feb. 08 - March 09) Writer, The Chronicle of Higher Education (Jan. - May 07) Writer, The Associated Press in Cairo (Sept. - Dec. 06) Writer, Medill News Service (Jan. - June 06) Curriculum Writer, NYT Learning Network (Feb. 04 - July 06)

Lebanese MTV, Future TV

Jan. and Feb., 10 Interviews, English and Arabic

Freelance Editor
Jan. 2002 present Past work includes: Beirut and Damascus guidebooks English translation of French-language novel Mobil Travel Guide to Northern California Joseph Campbell's "Pathways to Bliss "Ending Civil Wars: The Implementation of Peace Agreements"


Middlebury Arabic School

Summer 09 Kathryn Davis Fellowship for Peace Nine weeks speaking Arabic 24/7.

Northwestern University
M.S. Journalism, December 06 Kappa Tau Alpha

Teacher and Speaker

July. 2012 present | Washington and beyond Upcoming seminars, Mount Madonna, Omega, Kripalu The Grad School USA, Memoir & Journal Writing and Arabic 1

Stanford University

B.A. History, June 02 Phi Beta Kappa, Graduated with Distinction Study Abroad: Oxford, Winter 01