Résumé

Education

University of British Columbia

MFA, Creative Writing (2015)

BA, Sociology & History (2009)

Writing & Editing Experience

ROOM MAGAZINE, Vancouver, BC
Contest Coordinator, January 2017 – present
Creative Nonfiction Reader,  July 2016 – present

PRISM INTERNATIONAL, Vancouver, BC
Financial Advisor, September 2015 – June 2016
Executive Editor, Finance, April 2012 – August 2015
Assistant Editor, November 2011 – March 2012

SIERRA GEMMA EDITING SERVICES, Vancouver, BC
Freelance Editor, 2009 – present

FUGUE, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
Editor, November 2011 – April 2012

BEYOND ROBSON, Vancouver, BC
Staff Writer & Photographer, Summer 2010

THE ATLAS, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
Editor-in-Chief, 2007 – 2009

SOJOURNERS, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
Editor-in-Chief, 2008 – 2009

University Work Experience

UBC DEPARTMENT OF CREATIVE WRITING
Financial Processing Specialist, Creative Writing Main Office, 2014 – 2016
Teaching Assistant, CRWR 230: Intro to Writing for Comedic Forms, 2014
Teaching Assistant, CRWR 213: Intro to Writing for New Media, 2013 – 2014
TA Coordinator, TA Orientation & Training, 2012 – 2013

UBC FACULTY ASSOCIATION, 2011 – 2012
Research Assistant, Pay Equity Recommendation Committee

UBC DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY, 2010 – 2011
Undergraduate Secretary & Advisor, Anthropology Undergraduate Studies Office
Main Office Secretary, Anthropology Main Office

UBC HUMAN EARLY LEARNING PARTNERSHIP, 2009 – 2010
Research Assistant, Early Childhood Screening Research and Evaluation Unit

UBC MUSEUM OF ANTHROPOLOGY, Spring 2009
Research Assistant, Museum of Anthropology’s Reciprocal Research Network

UBC MUSEUM OF ANTHROPOLOGY LIBRARY, 2007 – 2008
Technical Writer, MOA Library Procedure Manual
Special Projects Worker, MOA Library Data Migration Project

UBC ARCHAEOLOGY READING ROOM, 2006 – 2009
Special Projects Worker, Cataloguing and Collection Management

University Volunteer Experience

UBC DEPARTMENT OF CREATIVE WRITING
Student Mentor, 2012 – 2015
Faculty Hiring Committee, Student Representative, 2013
Graduate Student SSHRC Mentor, 2012 – 2013
Graduate Student Mentorship Program Coordinator, 2012 – 2013

UBC HISTORY STUDENTS ASSOCIATION
VP Finance, 2008 – 2009

UBC SOCIOLOGY STUDENTS ASSOCIATION
Treasurer, 2008 – 2009
Arts Undergraduate Society Representative, 2008

UBC FACULTY OF ARTS
Student Representative, History, 2008 – 2009

UBC ALMA MATER SOCIETY
Equity Officer, 2008 – 2009

Sierra Skye Gemma

Sierra Skye Gemma, November 2013

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