Résumé

Jay Dye

MFA

Artist | Writer | Teacher
jaydye[at]jaydye.org

Education

MA in English

2023 (Expected) | Chapman University

MFA in Creative Writing

2022 | Chapman University

BFA in Creative Writing

2016 | Chapman University

Professional Experience

Graduate Student Instructor

2021–Present | Chapman University

  • Instructor of record for English 103 Seminar in Rhetoric and Writing at Chapman University
  • Composed syllabus for Rhetoric of Power course, teaching and studying rhetoric in the context of critical, feminist, and queer theories
  • Created lesson plans to achieve desired course learning outcomes

Graphic Designer

2017–Present | Luge N Brews

  • Designed branding, advertising, merchandise, and other promotional materials
  • Delivered and revised work according to client feedback
  • Worked under tight deadlines with quick turnaround time
  • Used Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to create raster and vector graphics as needed

Account Manager

2019–2020 | MyChoiceSoftware

  • Performed inside sales, managing multiple 5-figure accounts at a Microsoft partner
  • Managed company’s official email account
  • Used mail merge and automation technologies to streamline lead generation and customer support workflows

Journal Editor, Web Admin, and Social Media Manager

2013–2016 | Sapere Aude

  • Edited submissions to Sapere Aude, Chapman’s student-run honors journal
  • Redesigned website using WordPress, updating it for each new journal issue
  • Managed social media accounts on Twitter and Facebook to publicize events and notify students of submission deadlines

Director of Social Programming

2015–2016 | Sigma Tau Delta

  • Planned and coordinated events for Sigma Tau Delta members
  • Collaborated with Calliope staff and Chapman UPB to hold an open mic night in the student union

Presentations

ρØωᵉŘ Fⓐ𝓃T𝐀sч Art Talk

2022 | Tarleton State University

  • Presented on artwork and gave Q&A session over Zoom with the other artists and curator as part of the ρØωᵉŘ Fⓐ𝓃T𝐀sч exhibit

Tabula Poetica

2021 | Chapman University

  • Read poems ”Daphne becoming a tree” and “run and tell the bees” at poetry reading featuring poet Kate Gale

Honors Capstone

2016 | Chapman University

  • Presented Honors Capstone project, “Passing on the Page: Does an Author’s Gender Influence Part of Speech Usage?”

Western Regional Honors Conference

2015 | University of Nevada, Reno

  • Gave reading of short story “Ithaca” at the launch of Scribendi

Western Regional Honors Conference

2014 | Metropolitan State University of Denver

  • Presented research paper “Transhumanism: Why the Negativity?”
  • Presented Sapere Aude journal with other staff members

Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research

2013 | Whittier College

  • Presented poem “here’s how it felt when [insert emotional event here]” as part of panel on experimental writing

Exhibitions

ρØωᵉŘ Fⓐ𝓃T𝐀sч

2022 | Tarleton State University + Third Space DFW | curated by Anam

Quantum Random Transmutation

2021 | newart.city | curated by VPC and Alexia Charoud

Publications

Reviews

  • “How to become a magical girl: Nora Hikari’s Girl 2.0 and the reclamation of gender.” Soapberry Review, 2022.
  • “Book Review: Mutiny by Phillip B. Williams.” Tab Journal, 2022

Poetry

  • ”Anti-Personification”. Marathon Literary Review, 2022.
  • “Failure.” Calliope, Spring 2021.
  • “Gyre.” Calliope, Fall 2020.
  • “perfectly, immediately.” Calliope, Fall 2017.
  • “Happiness is.” Sapere Aude, Fall 2015.
  • “Hyoo-ack.” Scribendi, Spring 2015. Awarded Editors’ Choice.
  • “Inchon.” Sapere Aude, Spring 2014.
  • “108.” Calliope, Fall 2014.
  • “and I can hear it.” Calliope, Fall 2012.
  • “The window fog of breath unbeautiful.” Calliope, Fall 2012.

Fiction

  • “Ithaca.” Scribendi, Spring 2015.
  • “Eroica.” Scribendi, Spring 2015.