Zellnik, Miriam (M.J. Zellnik, a joint pseudonym)

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Zellnik, Miriam (M.J. Zellnik, a joint pseudonym)

PERSONAL:

Education: Attended Bard College, 1988-89; Glassboro State College, B.A., 1990.

ADDRESSES:

Home—Portland, OR. Agent—Mike Mancilla, Greystone Literary Agency, 1512 Allison St. N.W., Washington, DC 20011. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER:

Technical writer and online columnist. Borders Books, Philadelphia, PA, and Marlton, NJ, bookseller and trainer, 1990-93; Journal Graphics, New York, NY, copy editor and proofreader, 1994-95; Teleport Internet Services, Portland, OR, technical support specialist and trainer, 1995-96; One World Internetworking, Portland, documentation coordinator and technical support manager, 1997-98; Intel Corporation, Hillsboro, OR, technical publications writer, 1999-2000; Conducive Technology, Portland, senior technical writer, 2000-02; Network Associates Technology, Beaverton, OR, senior technical writer, 2002-05; CollegeNet, Portland, senior technical writer, 2005—; host of featured conference at The Well online community.

MEMBER:

Society for Technical Communication.

AWARDS, HONORS:

Online fiction category winner, The Well Online Writing Awards, 1998, for "Eats."

WRITINGS:

Barrel of Monkeys, Running Press (Philadelphia, PA), 2002.

Magic 8 Ball, Running Press (Philadelphia, PA), 2002.

Tinkertoy, Running Press (Philadelphia, PA), 2002.

Love, Running Press (Philadelphia, PA), 2003.

Fashion Emergency Kit, Running Press (Philadelphia, PA), 2003.

Personal Apprentice, Running Press (Philadelphia, PA), 2003.

Big Ball of Blame: Because Passing Blame to Others Shows You Care, Roadside Amusements (New York, NY), 2004.

Big Ball of Guilt: Because Passing Guilt to Others Shows You Care, Roadside Amusements (New York, NY), 2004.

Author of plays produced in New York, NY, and Philadelphia, PA. Contributor to periodicals, including Anodyne, Marie Claire, CitySearch, and Signum.

WITH BROTHER, JOE ZELLNIK; UNDER JOINT PSEUDONYM M.J. ZELLNIK

Murder at the Portland Variety: A Libby Seale Mystery, Midnight Ink (Woodbury, MN), 2005.

A Death at the Rose Paperworks: A Libby Seale Mystery, Midnight Ink (Woodbury, MN), 2006.

SIDELIGHTS:

For Sidelights, see Zellnik, Joe.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

Booklist, September 1, 2005, Barbara Bibel, review of Murder at the Portland Variety: A Libby Seale Mystery, p. 64; September 1, 2006, Barbara Bibel, review of A Death at the Rose Paperworks: A Libby Seale Mystery, p. 72.

Kirkus Reviews, August 15, 2006, review of A Death at the Rose Paperworks, p. 815.

ONLINE

January Magazine,http://www.januarymagazine.com/ (March, 2006), Caroline Cummins, "Gore By Gaslight," review of Murder at the Portland Variety.

Libby Seale Web site,http://www.libbyseale.com/ (February 28, 2007).

Who Dunnit Web site,http://www.who-dunnit.com/ (March 29, 2006), Alan Paul Curtis, review of Murder at the Portland Variety; (June 5, 2006), Alan Paul Curtis, review of A Death at the Rose Paperworks.

Miriam, David, and Joe Zellnik Home Page,http://www.zellnik.com (February 28, 2007).