Jodi Vander Molen

  • 324 Russell St.
  • Madison, WI 53704
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Writing and Editing Résumé

Public Readings/Appearances

  • Premiere Generation Ink Open Mic, organizer/reader, Jan. 2001-Feb. 2005
  • Folk at Four, 2 years, July 31, 2004/Aug. 16, 2003
  • "She Slices, She Dices" (reading w/ 5 other local women poets), Room of One's Own Bookstore, July 23, 2004
  • Felix Series, UW Special Collections, presenter/reader, Jan. 29, 2004
  • Radio Literature, WORT 89.9 FM, Madison, WI, Nov. 11, 2003
  • Rainbow Bookstore Subversive Word Series, June 25, 2003
  • May Day Picnic, organizer/reader, May 2003
  • May Day Rally reader, May 2003
  • Mad Poets Revolt! (Mother Fool's), organizer/reader, Feb. 12, 2003
  • Speak Out! release (a publication documenting the artistic side of the 21st century anti-war movement), April 27, 2002

Publications

Poems

  • Premiere Generation Ink #7, Jan. 2004
  • Boxx magazine, Milwaukee, WI, Dec. 2003
  • Prairie Fire (IWW-Madison newsletter), 2002/2003
  • 2004 Wisconsin Poets' Calendar, June, 2003
  • Poets Against the War web site, Feb. 2003
  • Speak Out!, April, 2002

Book Reviews

  • "Good Books Lately" reviewer, The Progressive, March 2000-May 2001
  • "Books of the Times" reviewer, The Capital Times, July 1998-July 1999

Other/Awards

  • Honorable Mention, Wisconsin Book Festival 24-Hour Short Story Writing Contest, Oct. 2004
  • Interview with Jello Biafra, The Progressive, Feb. 2002
  • Feature, "Presente in Prague," The Progressive, Nov. 2000

Editing/Proofreading/Organizing

The Progressive

(circulation: 70,000), www.progressive.org
Oct. 1997-present
  • Organize special events, with guests including poet Martín Espada, columnist Molly Ivins, and historian Howard Zinn
  • Coordinate Membership fundraising efforts for magazine
  • Proofread magazine each month

Premiere Generation Ink (PGI)

www.premieregeneration.com,
April 2001-Feb. 2005
  • Poetry Editor; provided personal comments on most submissions
  • Proofreader
  • Special Events Organizer, including annual Banned Books reading and Moon Watching nights
  • Coordinated and facilitated monthly writers' workshop
  • Edited Naomi Klein interview reprinted on Alternet.org (1.5 million readers/month)

Education/Affiliations

  • B.A., Marquette University, Political Science (Minors in English, History), Milwaukee, WI, 1994.
  • Languages: basic Spanish, studying basic German
  • Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets Member
  • Hessen-Wisconsin Writers Member
  • PEN Supporter