Title: Freelance Writer and Editor
Location: Sarasota, Florida, United States
Donna Lea Singer, Freelance Writer and Editor, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Artists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in writing and editing.
An esteemed figure in the fields of writing and editing, Ms. Singer has amassed more than 50 years of professional excellence in her industry. A freelance writer and editor since 2008, she previously wrote content and was on the editorial team of several publications, including John Wiley & Sons, Facts on File, Bantam, Random House, Fodor’s Travel Books, Visual Education Corporation and Basic Books, Inc. Earlier in her career, she served a number of academic institutions, including Fairleigh Dickinson University as an adjunct instructor and assistant to the director of student activities and Morris Hills High School as a teacher and drama coach.
Alongside her primary endeavors, Ms. Singer has been heavily involved in theatre and the arts, acting as a tour leader for the American Leadership Study Groups in 1982 and as a theatre studies participant for the Royal Shakespeare Company in England in 1981. During the mid-1970s, she was the co-founder and co-director of the Traveling History Troupe in Rockaway, NY, and she also briefly served as a grant facilitator for the National Education Association in Sarasota, FL. Locally, she remains a tutor for the ACT, SAT, GRE and MCAT examinations and was a former member of the Emerald Coast Writers from 1989 to 2010.
During her early years, Ms. Singer was influenced by her father, who was a lover of books and writing. Ms. Singer subsequently began writing poetry in high school, winning national competitions and becoming printed in various publications. To prepare for her illustrious career, Ms. Singer pursued a formal education at Gettysburg College, earning a Bachelor of Arts in English, cum laude, in 1966. She subsequently completed postgraduate coursework at Montclair State University in New Jersey and the University of Birmingham in England. In 1985, she graduated from Drew University with a Master of Letters.
The author of several poems, contributor of numerous chapters to books, and writer of a number of articles to professional journals, Ms. Singer is a former member of the International Women’s Writing Guild. She has also been associated with West Coast Writers, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Royal Shakespeare Company. Enjoying reading, classical music, dancing and gardening in her spare time, Ms. Singer hopes to write a non-fiction novel in the near future. She has been highlighted in several editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, Who’s Who in the World and Who’s Who of American Women.
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