Creative Career

With a decade of professional writing and leadership experience, and an emphasis in marketing and creative entrepreneurship, I offer personalized support in the realms of project planning, writing, marketing & organizational development to assist you in fully actualizing your vision.

My special area of focus is helping artists, small businesses, heart-centered entrepreneurs & non-profits hone their messaging and develop a practical strategy to thrive while doing meaningful work that they love.

Snapshot

  • Produced over 100 community events

  • Produced over 500 client blog posts & emails

  • Co-founded 5 non-profit arts organizations

  • Ghostwritten 2 full-length books

  • Published 2 independent literary anthologies

AWARDS

2019

  • CSULB “Audience Choice” Pitch Competition Winner

  • Professional Artist Fellowship, Arts Council for Long Beach

  • Idyllwild Writers Week Fellowship

2015

  • PEN America Emerging Voices Fellowship

Selected Projects

2018 - Literary Workshop Leader, California Center for the Book
2018 - Co-host/Organizer, Poetry on the Rocks
2018 - Promotions Manager, OUT LOUD: A Cultural Evolution
2016 - Founder/Organizer, Surprise the Line Poetry Workshops
2016 - Co-founder, Long Beach Literary Arts Center
2016 - Co-founder/Organizer, FORTHE Media
2016 - Founder/Organizer, Off the Page: The Story Behind the Stanzas
2014 - Co-founder/Editor-in-Chief, Lucid Moose Lit
2014 - Writer/Editor, Lakeshore Learning Materials
2013 - Campaign Co-Coordinator, The 60 Seconds Fix
2012-Present - Content Manger, SEO Savvy
2012 - Managing Editor, OnlineRock.com
2011 - Independent Reporter, Patch.com

Education & Professional Development

2019 - CSULB Beach Entrepreneur Boot Camp
2016 - Center for Council Training I
2015 - PEN America Emerging Voices Fellowship
2013 - Emerging Leaders Network Training
Empowerment Through Collaboration
2010 - B.A. in Sociology, Minor in Literature
UC Santa Cruz (Dean’s Honors)

Photo by Carmen Sima

Photo by Carmen Sima

Biography

Nancy Lynée Woo is an incorrigible optimist, a recipient of the 2018-2019 Professional Artist Fellowship from the Arts Council for Long Beach, a 2015 PEN America Emerging Voices Fellow, and the author of two chapbooks, Bearing the Juice of It All (Finishing Line Press, 2016) and Rampant (Sadie Girl Press, 2014). She’s released a poetry-music CD, Face the Blaze (Blacksheep Music Productions, 2014) and has had poems published in numerous journals. She teaches poetry workshops called Surprise the Line and is co-founder of the Long Beach Literary Arts Center. She has a degree in sociology from UC Santa Cruz and lives in Long Beach, Calif. with her mischievous cat, Reiki.

To learn more about her poetic life, please visit nancylyneewoo.com.

 

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“Whatever you think you can do or believe you can do, begin it.
Action has magic, grace, and power in it.”
— Julia Cameron