Jeremy Nowicki

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The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."
- Albert Einstein -

Master of Fine Arts, Creative Writing,  August 2011

Chatham University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Bachelor of Arts, English; Minor: Psychology, May 2009

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska

Licenses and Certification


Teaching Creative Writing, Certificate, Chatham University


Travel Writing, Certificate, Chatham University

Awards and Honors

Minnie E. Wells Award in Literary Criticism



9thAnnual Poets Corner Contest Winner

Modesto, California

Published Works



"Three Days to Storm Survival and Emergency Preparedness," Amazon, 2012.

Short Fiction

“Eleven Ninety-Nine,” Ice Box, 2009


“Another Day at the Office.” Donated non-copyright use of story to teachers at Tosa School of Health, Sciences, and Technology, Wilson Elementary School, and Longfellow Middle School, Wawautosa, Wisconsin. 2009 – 2012.


Select Articles

"Play Like You Mean it," Thriving Family. (January/February 2013)

“A. Fusion of Excellence,” Agora Cosmopolitan. (Forthcoming)

"The Secret Behind Santorum's Wins," Yahoo! News, 2012

"Are Nerf Guns Too Realistic?" Yahoo! Voices, 2011

Select Work History

Freelance Writer, 2011 - Present

Projects have included restaraunt reviews, news articles, blogs, and fiction stories.


Instructor– Creative Writing, Fiction 2010

Propel Charter School East, Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania

Designed and implemented curriculum for fiction writing (grades 4 – 8); supervised two volunteer instructors; taught in both mixed-grade class and small-group settings.

Assistant Editor

The Fourth River,Issue 7, 2010

Chatham University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Read and accepted or rejected general and contest submissions for Issue 7; assisted in redesigning and writing The Fourth Riverwebsite (forthcoming).

Marketing/Literature Department

Zurn/Wilkins, Paso Robles, California, 2002 – 2003

Assisted in the creation, publication, and distribution of literature and other print materials; helped design materials and booth layouts for trade shows.