CV

Jenna Gensic

Freelance writer/editor and manager of learnfromautistics.com.

jennagensic@gmail.com

Education

May 2011       Master of Arts in English                             Indiana University, South Bend, IN

May 2005       Bachelor of Arts in English                         St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN

May 2005       Secondary Education Certificate           St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN

Honors and Distinctions

2010 & 2013   Listener Commentary Radio Essays  South Bend NPR WVPE 88.1

2011                Wolfson Writing Award                     Indiana University, South Bend, IN      Nonfiction First Place

2010                Wolfson Writing Award                     Indiana University, South Bend, IN      Nonfiction Second Place

2009                Wolfson Writing Award                     Indiana University, South Bend, IN      Nonfiction Honorable Mention

2005                Advanced Composition Award          St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN

2005                English Department Award                St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN

Teaching Experience

2010-2013       Middle School Writing Tutor

2005-2010       High School Lit. and Comp. English 10, American Lit., British Lit., Speech, Great Books Shared Inquiry

Writing Experience

2012-present   SEO freelance writing, web articles

2012                      ND Doctoral Dissertation Editing

Publications

2019                In process, contract with Autism Asperger’s Publishing Co. to publish Parenting Tips from 12 Autistics

2013                “At Least We’re Going To Be Okay” Courier (St. Mary’s College Alumnae Magazine)

2013                But I Did Everything Right (self-published collection of personal essays)

2012                “That Other Family” Currents (IUSB Literary Journal) personal essay contribution

2011                WomensMemoirs.com May Memoir Contest Winner

2011                The H.A.V.E.N. Newsletter story contribution

2008                Ronald McDonald House Charities Newsletter story contribution

*See additional web-published samples in the Work Samples tab.