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Writer Sue J. Clark Honored by Worldwide Who’s Who for Excellence in Book Marketing
Sue J. Clark has had major breakthroughs and career highlights as a writer and writing instuctor

LINCOLN, CA, November 6, 2013, Owner of SJ Clark Literary Agency, has been recognized by Worldwide Who’s Who for demonstrating dedication, leadership and excellence in book marketing.

 

Sue J. Clark began her career as a writer, director and traffic manager in television and as a continuity director in radio. She has co-owned two newspapers and has had numerous articles published in newspapers, magazines and journals. Additionally, her poetry has been published in various anthologies and newspapers. For 12 years, Ms. Clark taught weekly poetry and fiction writing courses to adults in Martinez, Pinole, Hercules, Danville and San Ramon, Calif., before moving in 2003 to Lincoln. She also taught editing, proofreading, effective writing, fundamentals of writing, writing for results, plain language writing, successful letter writing and report writing classes for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Graduate School. In the 1970s, Ms. Clark was the director of university relations at the University of California, San Francisco, where she was responsible for all publicity, news releases, and printed materials for the campus, as well as fundraising for the medical research center.

 

Currently, Ms. Clark owns a literary agency, and literary services that include writing, editing,  management skills instruction, and public speaking. She also teaches weekly poetry classes and advanced fiction writing classes in Lincoln, and teaches poetry and literature classes through the Sierra College emeritus program in Rocklin, Calif., along with a monthly three-hour fiction writing workshop in Martinez, Calif. In 2003, Ms. Clark formed the Poets Club of Lincoln and commenced Lincoln’s first annual poetry contest, Voices of Lincoln — now in its eighth year. The following year she started Lincoln’s monthly open mic for poets, which is presented by The Poets Club and sponsored by the Friends of the Lincoln Public Library. Ms. Clark has ghostwritten several books. From 2004 to 2010, she wrote a monthly travel column, “From Here to There,” for Lincoln News Messenger. In addition, she is the co-publisher of ShortReads Press; its third book, “Ghosts We Have Known,” was published in late 2008.

In 2008, Ms. Clark received the Gold Medallion Award from Sierra Dreams Press in Auburn, Calif. In 2005, she received the President’s Award, the Highest Honor from the Military Writers Society of America. Ms. Clark received a bachelor of arts in speech communication in 1952 from the University of Washington and an associate of arts in 1949 from Stephens College.

Ms. Clark was one of three editors hired to establish the Technical Publications Department for the Power Corporation, Betchel, Inc. in San Francisco.  She was a special supervisor for Pennsylvania Life Insurance Co.; a Real Estate Agent in the San Francisco Bay Area; Director of Volunteer Services at Sunnyhills, a residential treatment center for emotionally disturbed teenagers, San Anselmo, Calif.;  taught grammar classes at the Sacramento, CA. Learning Exchange; and was co-founder of the Academy of Arts, Calaveras County, California.

 

Sue J. Clark
SJ Clark Literary Agency
237 L Street
Lincoln, CA 95648
p: (916) 434-9226
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