Maggie Fry
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Maggie Fry

Maggie F.

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Levels taught:
High School, College
I love to write and I will impart that love to you. I have thirteen years of experience teaching writing, research, and public speaking at the university level. We each have a unique writing voice and I will help you find that voice within you and build self-confidence. I have worked with many students who were told by other teachers that they had no talent, but we proved them wrong!

About Maggie F.

Hi! My name is Maggie and I am a writer, editor, and teacher. I will teach anyone with a desire to learn, but I have the most experience with high school and college students.

My expertise is in writing--essays, college entrance statements, research papers, journalistic writing--and public speaking. I can help you improve your writing and get better grades.

I also work with professionals to improve communication and writing skills. I can help you conquer your fear of public speaking, too.

My schedule is flexible, so if you don't see the hours you need, send me a message and we can work something out.

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alexis
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Posted Apr 27, 2020
Chloe
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Dr. Maggie Fry does everything in her power to help students achieve greatness. Her lectures are relevant, thorough, and engaging. She is equal parts witty and attentive; any feedback given is done so with an open mind. I believe that she has made me a better, more confident writer due to her encouragement - going out of her way to provide me with a list of publishers who accept student work. She gave me the courage to pursue my passion in life and finally declare my major as English with a concentration in writing.

Posted Jan 27, 2020
Savannah
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I had a great experience with Maggie. I feel that she encouraged me to expand my interests and ability, particularly when it came to technical writing. I enjoyed working with her because she's down to earth and meets her students where they're at in addition to being a pleasant presence. I would recommend her to anyone.

Posted Jan 27, 2020
Chayce
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Professor Fry was a fantastic educator who made coursework engaging and encouraged me to work to my fullest potential

Posted Jan 27, 2020

Experience

Freelance Writer and Editor
Jan 1986 - Present

Self-Employed

Wrote online articles and blog posts for Cozymeal, Naked Lime Marketing, Coalition Technologies, BKA Content, Demand Media Studios, and others. Created web site copy for Hibu, Inc. Wrote newspaper and magazine articles in both print and online formats. Publications include Erie Reader, Copperfield Review, Seattle Weekly, North Seattle Press, Meadville Tribune, Erie Times News, Brown-Thompson Newspapers, Pennlines and Rodale’s New Farm Magazine.

Temporary Instructor
Aug 2009 - Dec 2019

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Taught freshman English classes inclulding Research Methods and Basic and College English.

Adjunct Instructor
Aug 2017 - May 2019

Mercyhurst University

Taught Freshman Composition, Communications and Grammar for Professionals.

Adjunct Instructor
Aug 2005 - May 2009

Thiel College

Taught Oral and Written Expression, a combination of composition and public speaking, both in the classroom and online. Also served as faculty advisor for the campus newspaper.

Education

MFA - Creative Nonfiction
Aug 2011 - May 2013

Goucher College

MA - Speech and Hearing Sciences
Sep 1981 - May 1986

University of Washington

BA - English
Aug 1977 - May 1981

West Virginia University

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

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