Editorial

  • Amy Goldschlager , Senior Editor
    Amy joined findingDulcinea in October 2007. She has edited adult and children’s books for a variety of publishers, including Avon Books, the Penguin Group, Scholastic, Inc. and Interweave Press. As an editor at Muze, Inc., she provided capsule summaries of genre fiction for an online entertainment database. A former curator of the New York Review of Science Fiction reading series, she has reviewed books for both Publishers Weekly and Kirkus. Amy has a B.A., with honors, from Haverford College in Psychology, and an M.A. in Cognitive Science from The Johns Hopkins University. To get updates from Amy, follow her on Twitter.

    Favorite Web sites:
      Television Without Pity
      Salon.com
      Woot!

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  • James Sullivan , Editor
    James has been with findingDulcinea since September 2006. James was integral in developing the concept and the structure of findingDulcinea’s content as it exists today. Prior to joining the Company, he lived in New Zealand, where he worked seasonal jobs to support his trekking, mountaineering, and writing. James graduated from Trinity College with a B.A. in Art History and Economics.

    Favorite Web sites:
      Bike Snob NYC
      APStylebook.com  
      all music

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  • Colleen Brondou , Editorial Quality Assurance
    Colleen joined findingDulcinea in April 2007. Her 15 years of copywriting experience includes writing for a start-up robotics company, an online gourmet foods importer, an engineering firm and a law firm. She also spent four years as a Direct Online Marketing Manager for John Wiley & Sons, producing and managing all e-mail and online promotions for seven product lines. In 2005, she taught English to children and adults in Mexico, and practiced her Spanglish in Guatemala and Cuba. Colleen has a B.A. in Languages and Literature from Bard College. To learn more about Colleen read her blog, Cha Cha Chow or follow Colleen on Twitter.

    Favorite Web sites:
      Post Secret Blog
      Etsy

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  • Sarah Amandolare , Senior Writer
    Sarah joined findingDulcinea in August of 2007, after stints as a reporter and freelance writer for newspapers in New York, Oregon and Washington, D.C.

    Favorite Web sites:
      World Hum
      Simply Breakfast
      Guernica

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  • Rachel Balik , Senior Writer
    Rachel has been with findingDulcinea since February of 2007. Before joining the team, Rachel was a copywriter at a financial services marketing firm. She has also worked in arts administration at New York's Roundabout Theatre Company and as a production assistant on off-Broadway shows.  Rachel's eclectic post-college years also include a stint as a yoga studio assistant and a summer spent assistant-teaching philosophy at Phillips Exeter Academy. She has a B.A. in English and Philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania with a minor in Theatre Arts. For more about Rachel read her blog, Wicked Witch Of The Web.

    Favorite Web sites:
      Seeqpod 
      PopMatters
    The New York Times

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  • Lindsey Chapman , Senior Writer
    Lindsey joined findingDulcinea in June of 2007. Previously, she worked for three years at an investment research firm, where she studied the energy industry, the stock market, and managed a small writing team. Lindsey also spent a short time as a legal assistant. She has a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Montana. To learn more about Lindsey visit her blog, Mommy Multitasking.

    Favorite Web sites:
      Disney's Parentpedia
      World Energy News

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  • Emily Coakley , Senior Writer
    Emily joined findingDulcinea in November of 2007. For five years, she worked as a reporter in Pennsylvania and then in North Carolina. Her beats have included health care and local government. She also edited a healthcare policy newsletter in Washington, D.C.. Emily has a B.A. in Journalism and Psychology from The George Washington University. For more about Emily, read her blog, Precise Soup.

    Favorite Web sites:
      Washington Post
      Food Network

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  • Denis Cummings , Writer
    Denis joined Dulcinea Media in August 2007. He writes much of findingDulcinea’s sports content, including Almost Perfect Season, a recap of the Giants’ and Patriots’ 2007 season. Denis has a B.A. in History from Boston College.

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  • Shannon Firth , Senior Writer and Audience Development Coordinator
    Shannon has been with findingDulcinea since February 2008. She helps with site promotion by exploring partnerships, attending conferences, and engaging readers through social media channels. As a writer, her interests include psychology, science, literature, and human rights. She has a B.A. in Psychology and English from Georgetown University. To get updates from Shannon, follow her on Twitter.

    Favorite Web site:
    Salon
    Psychology Today
     Pandora


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  • Anita Gutierrez-Folch , Writer
    Anita joined findingDulcinea in June 2008 as an English-Spanish translator after graduating with a B.A. in English and American Literature and Language from Harvard University. While at Harvard, she worked for online publications such as The Harvard Voice and Freeze Magazine, and worked as an editorial intern for Little, Brown Book Group during the summer of 2007. Anita is the project manager and a senior writer for encontrandoDulcinea.com, the Spanish-language offspring of findingDulcinea.

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  • Cara McDonough , Senior Writer
    Cara has been with findingDulcinea since February of 2008. Previously, she worked in North Carolina as a newspaper reporter at both weekly and daily newspapers, writing a variety of pieces that included features, hard news and a weekly column.  She was also a freelance writer for a number of magazines and Web sites, and has experience in radio broadcasting, including hosting her own radio show for a community station. Cara has a B.A. in English, with a minor in Philosophy, from Boston University. To read more about Cara visit her blog, caramcduna.com. You can also follow Cara on Twitter.

    Favorite Web sites:
      NPR      
      Kottke.org

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  • Anne Szustek , Senior Writer
    Anne joined findingDulcinea in September 2007. She interned with U.S. Senator Paul D. Wellstone and for the U.S. Department of State at the American Embassy in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, and the American Consulate General in Istanbul, Turkey. Following graduation, she worked briefly as an English teacher in Istanbul and at an online travel-booking engine before working for financial publisher Oxford Business Group, where she reported on southeastern Europe and the Middle East. Anne has a B.A. in Linguistics and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and a M.A. in Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Chicago.

    Favorite Web sites:
      Fashion Week Daily

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  • Kate Brack , Writer
    Kate joined findingDulcinea in October 2010. After receiving a B.A. in English literature from Portland State University, she went on to get a TESOL certificate to teach English abroad. She taught English in Toyko, Japan and Prague, Czech Republic. While in Prague, she was Events Editor for Prague TV, an expatriate city guide, and has continued to work as a copy editor and writer.

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