Valerie Saturen teaches English at William Paterson University, where she is completing her M.F.A. in Creative and Professional Writing. She holds a B.A. from The Evergreen State College and an M.A. from the University of Arizona. Over the past ten years, her work has appeared in Yes! Magazine, In These Times, the Cherry Hill Courier-Post, Tucson Green Magazine, Next Step Magazine, the Tacoma Weekly, and many other print and online publications. She is excited to help aspiring freelance writers develop attention-grabbing pitches, get their work published, and launch their freelancing careers!