ABOUT AIMEE LABRIE
My Work Showcase
I have always loved to tell stories. I am able to be a story-teller in my full time job as a communications director, and in my private life as a fiction writer. I believe in open communication, collegial collaboration, and the power of collective creativity.
SENIOR PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR
The Writers House
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Manage professional and curricular development for the creative writing program at the Writers House. Work with authors and faculty to plan events such as public readings, mini-workshops, trainings, and student-centered programs with a creative writing focus. Collaborate for summer program for Rutgers Future Scholars, and provide support and evaluation for lecturers.
ADJUNCT PROFESSOR WRITING
September 2001 - Present
English Department (various), Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Teach a variety of courses to undergraduate students including introduction to fiction, creative writing, introduction to multimedia, rhetoric and composition, and courses focused around race, gender, class, and identity. Teaching experience at Penn State, Rider University and Rutgers University English departments. My approach to teaching is for students to do a lot of reading and writing, as well as hands on learning in the classroom.
STRATEGIC MARKETETER OF DIGITAL AND WEB COMMUNICATIONS
Managed website and social accounts at the University of Pennsylvania, Rider University, and Penn State
Worked with the creative staff to lead web communications and social media marketing campaigns. Managed content for website development, web banners, and updates in Drupal, Word Press, and i-Modules systems. Developed social media strategies and training for internal staff to create a cohesive approach to social media communications across programs and initiatives. Implemented Hootsuite and Google Analytics to review metrics.
Fiction and Writing About Fiction
I write short stories, features, and novels. I try to write every day. Here are a few samples of my latest published pieces, including my bi-monthly columns for Philadelphia Stories.
"A GOOD THING"
Winner of Zoetrope All-Fiction Issue
"The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any."