Drew Christine Myron  

DCM, Owner-Operator
A marketing communications company offering increased media and community exposure through strategic actions that include the creation of press releases, website copy, brochures, annual reports and other promotional materials. 

Clients (a sample):
• Lincoln County School District
• KOHO - Yachats, Oregon
• Northstar Travel Media
• Seashore Family Literacy
• Weilworks Art Gallery
• Jefferson County Association of Realtors
• Noble Erickson Inc
• People with AIDS Coalition
• Colorado Association of School-Based Health Care
• Iventus Agency
• Coast Explorer magazine

Writing Instructor
Offering writing workshops for youth and adults, with an emphasis on creative encouragement for all ages, experience and skill. One hour, one day, one week, or custom-made classes to fit your need.

Clients (a sample):
• Seashore Family Literacy
• Sitka Center for Art & Ecology
• South Coast Writers Conference
• Willamette Writers - Oregon Coast
• An Association of Writers (Roseburg, Ore)
• Central Oregon Writers Guild

Books by Drew Myron
Thin Skin, poems and photos
Sweet Grief, a poetry-painting collaboration
Forecast, a poetry-painting collaboration
Northwest Best Places, contributing travel writer
Poem Central: Word Journeys with Readers and Writers, contributing poet
The Crafty Poet: A Portable Workshop, contributing poet
Beyond Forgetting: Poems and Prose about Alzheimer's Disease, contributing poet
Moments of the Soul: Poems, contributing poet
The Triumphant Spirit, contributing writer

Additional Affiliations
• Push Pull Books - director of independent publishing company
• Denver County Fair - director of annual poetry contest

Awards & Honors

• Honorable Mention - San Miguel Writing Contest, 2013
• Fellowship - Fishtrap Writers, Oregon, 2011
• First Place, Poetry - Spirit First Contest, 2010
• First Place, Poetry - Tallahassee Writers Association, 2009
• Second Place, Poetry - Pacific NW Writers Association, 2008

Events & Exhibitions
• Writing Up the Gorge - Oregon, poetry exhibition, 2016-18
Ekphrastic - Denver, art & poetry exihibition, 2015
Off the Page - Oregon, founder/host of annual literary event, 2007-13
Sweet Grief - Oregon, a traveling painting & poetry exhibit, 2012-13
A Stafford Celebration - Oregon, organizer of annual literary event, 2010-14
Forecast - Denver, a poetry-painting collaboration exhibition, 2008
The Making of Dust, art & poetry exhibition, 2006
Off the Page - Denver, reading & art event, 2004

Career Experience
Public Relations/Writer
Denver Urban Gardens
Established and supervised media campaigns; Wrote, edited, provided photography and designed all promotional materials, including brochures, reports, newsletters, website.

Senior Writer/Corporate Communications
Petroleum Information Corp.
Denver, Colorado
Created, wrote, edited and designed monthly newsletter for an international company of 5,000 employees; Researched, monitored and reported on industry events and activities.
Managing Editor
The Dalles Weekly Reminder newspaper
The Dalles, Oregon
Managed editorial and photography staff; Directed reporters in coverage of feature stories, hard news and editorial assignments; Coordinated extensive management, writing, editing, photography and design responsibilities in a deadline-oriented environment.

Managing Editor/Reporter
The Goldendale Sentinel newspaper
Goldendale, Washington
Managed all aspects of newspaper production, including writing, editing, photography and design; Directed news and feature coverage while also covering city council, school board, county commission, cultural and community events.

• English/Communications, Bachelor of Arts
Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colorado
• Rolling Stone magazine, New York - Fact Checker/Researcher
• Fishtrap Fellowship - Joseph, Oregon, July 2011
• Creative Arts at Menucha - Corbett, Oregon, August 2010
• Sitka Center for the Arts - Neskowin, Oregon, January 2008
• Tin House Writing Workshop - Portland, Oregon, July 2006
• Taos Institute of Arts - Taos, New Mexico June 2003

• Seashore Family Literacy - mentor/instructor to young writers, 2004-present
• Denver Santa Claus Shop - Board of Directors, Publicity Chair, 2001-04
• Summit Jazz Foundation - Board of Directors, Media Relations, 2000-04
• Whiz Kids - mentor to grade-school students, 1996-2004

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