Amanda Neumann
 Amanda Neumann. Freelance writer, freelance editor, freelance transcriber. amandasneumann@gmail.com

I'm Amanda Neumann. I am a 25-year-old writer, editor, activist, and hardworking Hufflepuff. Let's make cool things together. 

I have BAs in Women's Studies and English (Communication Media) from Indiana University. I currently work as the Director of Theater Operations at Fort Wayne Cinema Center and Hobnobben Film Festival, Social Media Manager at Uplift and volunteer Resources Editor in Chief with The Harry Potter Alliance. I'm interested in making the world a better place. 

I do freelance writing, editing, social media management, and transcribing. Please contact me for rates. 

she/they

amandasneumann@gmail.com

Resume

Experience

Director of Theater Operations
Hobnobben Film Festival
July 2016 to present

Contract Copywriter
Jet.com
Jan 2018 to April 2018

Editorial/Social Media Intern
Everyone Is Gay & My Kid Is Gay 
Dec 2015 to June 2016

Editorial Staff
Confluence Literary Magazine 
August 2015 to May 2016

Director of Theater Operations
Fort Wayne Cinema Center
July 2016 to present

Resources Editor in Chief
The Harry Potter Alliance
Jun 2016 to present

Administrative Intern
Paul Clarke Nonprofit Resource Center
March 2016 to October 2016

Creator/Editor
Cat Talk
August 2015 to May 2016

 

Education

B.A. English (Communication Media)
Indiana University - Fort Wayne
Graduated: May 2016

B.A. Women's Studies
Indiana University - Fort Wayne
Graduated: May 2016

 

Speaking Engagements

Guest Speaker @  Amazons and Other Ass-Kickers: The Evolution of Superheroines series at SIFF

Fandom Forward: Creating Your Own Social Justice Toolkit workshop @ Granger Leadership Academy (March 2018)
The Personal Is Political workshop @ Granger Leadership Academy (March 2018)
Feminist Pop Culture Criticism – Past, Present, & Future guest lecture @ IPFW Women’s Studies (WOST W225 Gender, Sexuality, and Pop Culture) (Fall 2016, Spring 2017)
Fandom Forward: Creating Your Own Social Justice Toolkit workshop @ Granger Leadership Academy (2017)
How To Write Straight Characters panel @ Nerdcon: Stories (2016) [with Alyssa Wong, Nalo Hopkinson, and Blue Delliquanti]
A Brief Introduction to Feminist Publishing workshop @ Nerdcon: Stories (2016)
Feminist Pop Culture Analysis workshop instructor @ IPFW Gender & Justice Institute (2016)
Feminist Places in Digital Spaces presentation @ IU Women and Gender Studies Conference (2016)
Cat Talk: Feminist Strategies for Collegiate Feminist Student Organizations @ National Women’s Studies Association Convention (2015)

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Published Writing

Articles / Non-Fiction

Fandom Forward (Senior Editor, Project Manager, and Writer)

Companion’s Toolkit: The Doctor Who Fandom Forward Toolkit via The Harry Potter Alliance
The PokéToolkit: The Pokémon Fandom Forward Toolkit via The Harry Potter Alliance
Fantastic Tools and Where to Find Them: A Fan’s Guide For Fighting Climate Change via The Harry Potter Alliance
The Crystal Toolkit: The Steven Universe Fandom Forward Toolkit via The Harry Potter Alliance

Non-Binary Representation: One Day at a Time via Fandom Forward 

Yes All Witches: Gender Equity Needs to be Intersectional via The Wizard Activist
Queer Enough: Bisexual Visibility Day via The Wizard Activist

Funhouse Reflections: Dealing With Assault Scenes in Media via Femsplain
These Feelings Will Be Over Soon via Femsplain

Defining: Homophobia via My Kid Is Gay
(At Least) 5 Ways to Show Up For the LGBTQ Community During Trump via My Kid Is Gay
On Chosen Families via My Kid Is Gay
Book Review: Lily and Dunkin via My Kid Is Gay
Defining: Pride via My Kid Is Gay
I’m Afraid to Let My Child Go to Pride via My Kid Is Gay
Five Things Not to Say When Your Child Comes Out as Bisexual via My Kid Is Gay

A Millennial’s Guide to Being a Nonprofit Professional via The Paul Clarke Nonprofit Resource Center
Differences in Generational Giving via The Paul Clarke Nonprofit Resource Center
Donating After Tragedy via The Paul Clarke Nonprofit Resource Center
Income Inequality in Nonprofits via The Paul Clarke Nonprofit Resource Center
The Importance Digital Advocacy via The Paul Clarke Nonprofit Resource Center
Social Media Tips for Nonprofits via The Paul Clarke Nonprofit Resource Center
Liberal Arts Educations and Nonprofit Careers  via The Paul Clarke Nonprofit Resource Center
Gender Inequality in Nonprofits via The Paul Clarke Nonprofit Resource Center
Board Engagement and Social Media via The Paul Clarke Nonprofit Resource Center/

Cat Talk the Zine (Writer/Editor/Creator)

Fiction

Rooted – Wizards in Space Literary Magazine (short story)
A Hundred Word Poem – Confluence Literary Magazine (poetry)
Teeth Chattering, She Awakened – Confluence Literary Magazine (micro fiction)

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