MFA in Writing, Literature, and Publishing
BA in Psychology (Honors), magna cum laude
For the past six years, Danielle has taught English at Lawrence Academy in Groton, MA. Her curriculum in Honors Writing for seniors and English for juniors follows a student-centered philosophy. Danielle regularly works one-on-one with students on their writing and reading skills and shows them how to follow a writing assignment through from beginning to end, whether it is an analytical essay or a poem. As part of her teaching responsibilities, Danielle instructs creative writing, and works with the College Office to help students to write and revise their college essays.
Danielle has been passionate about teaching since she was an undergraduate at Georgetown, where she served as a teacher’s aide in reading, writing, and math for the Immaculate Conception School in Washington, DC. She went on to earn her Masters in Fine Arts in Literature and Writing from Emerson College in Boston. She has since taught at Phillips Academy’s summer school MS² (Math and Science for Minority Students) Program and in the North Andover Public Schools. She currently leads the creative writing summer camp and has developed curriculum in Native American literature at Lawrence Academy.
During her time with Phoenix Media, Danielle published numerous articles in both the magazine Stuff@Night and in the highly respected Boston Phoenix newspaper. She has also worked in the Editorial Department at Candlewick Press, a publishing house specializing in children’s books, where she reviewed manuscripts and worked with authors to develop and refine their projects. She has even edited some of the Where’s Waldo? books.
Danielle tutors students of all ages in academic writing, admission essays, journalism, fiction, and poetry. Her rate is $200 per hour.