Lily Pond
P. O. Box 6374
Berkeley CA 94706

OBJECTIVE Publishing, Writing, Design, Editing, other related work.

Over 20 years successful diversified experience in publishing, including editing, copywriting, design,
     and production.       
BA in Psychology.
Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
Self-motivated; a creative, hard-working, responsible, results-oriented professional.


DESIGNER: Teaching Manual, Guide to Fundraising in the Classroom
Design/implementation page and links
Business cards, letterhead, notecards, etc.
EDITOR: Art & Poetry Editor, Bay Nature Magazine, Berkeley CA
Find and contract with poets and artists for work for the magazine.
Work with editor and publisher; some design input.
CONSULTANT: Work with painters at Craftsman Art Consulting.


1981-1996 Berkeley CA
Created, developed, produced, marketed, and managed small press quarterly publication
       with international readership.
Determined theme of each issue, read submissions, and selected best written
and visual pieces for publication.
Made decisions about design, tone, typeface, and layout, then used Quark, Photoshop,
and Word to implement those decisions to produce a high-quality publication.
Edited pieces, wrote biographical notes, book reviews, and each issue's letter to the readers.
Particular strengths as an editor: ability to bring out the best in an author, & to bring ideas
       from creation to the marketplace.
Located, researched, and established solid working relationships with contributors, artists,
       advertisers, printers, suppliers, distributors, and retailers. Negotiated fees, terms,
       and contractual arrangements.
Oversaw all aspects of the business, including marketing, advertising, sales, publicity,
      promotion, subscriber relations, purchasing, hiring, financial management, and creation
      and implementation of office systems.
Successfully guided the magazine through the transition to its new incarnations as five years
      of annual books, then, using Dreamweaver, its next incarnation as an internet site:


1985–2003 Various Publishers California, New York
BOOK EDITOR Edited five YELLOW SILK-related books.
Worked with authors, agents, editors, translators, and permissions departments.
Organized promotional events around the country for book releases.
Worked as freelance editor for novels, other fiction, non-fiction, and poetry.
Wrote novels, articles, short stories, poetry.
Edited poetry anthology, AWE: Reverent American Landscape Poetry.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE San Francisco State University; Laney College; California
B.A., Psychology; counselor to run-aways
Certificate, Electronics Technician; television repair
Course work and experience in Book and other Promotion

INTERESTS Birdwatching, Gardening, Nature, Japonisme, World Music, Photography