A. K. PERRY
Abigail K. Perry is a commercial fiction and fantasy writer living in Massachusetts where she teaches creative writing and film production to grades 9-12. She is also a contributing writer at DIY MFA, writing a monthly article for her column “Let’s Talk Books.” Abigail has publishing experience working as a special projects intern at Charlesbridge Publishing; here, she coordinated and contributed to national and targeted social media, email, and print composition for Stuart J. Murphy’s best-selling series I See I Learn.
Abigail has experience providing script coverage and proofreading and editing material for timely publication. She has edited articles for the Holistic Center at Bristol Square Wellness Blog and proofread and developmentally edited Janet Fontana’s memoir Gordon (not yet published). Abigail also served as a beta reader for Gabriela Pereira’s nonfiction novel DIY MFA, which she reviewed on multiple social media platforms. In addition, Abigail provided weekly script coverage (3-5 scripts/week) for Overbrook Entertainment (Will Smith’s production company).
Abigail earned her bachelors in TV, Radio, and Film from Syracuse University (S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications) and her masters in education from Endicott College. She has completed numerous Writer’s Digest University workshops (Advanced Novel Writing, Build Your Novel Scene by Scene, Read Like a Writer, and more) and participated in over twenty Writer’s Digest webinars (nonfiction proposals, memoir writing, query letters, and several others).
In the future, Abigail hopes to publish adult fantasy and commercial fiction books that encourage the importance of love (for all!), and gain experience in a literary agency.