freelance writer/editor/teacher

Anika Fajardo is an experienced writer in print, online, and social media. A former elementary teacher and librarian (public and academic), she has strong research skills and an ability to write to a variety of audiences from children to adults.


writing and content development

  • freelance writing (work-for-hire) for education market
  • grant writing for nonprofits
  • digital marketing and content development including social media, blogs, and article/general interest writing
  • website development (Drupal, Squarespace, WordPress, Dreamweaver) from content strategy to HTML/CSS troubleshooting to writing and best practices for web writing
  • writing for content marketing and meeting needs and goals of organizations


  • teaching artist at the Loft Literary Center and Minneapolis Community Education
  • founder/teacher of Snapshot Stories
  • college- and graduate-level adjunct instructor
  • elementary teacher in public schools
  • storytime in public libraries


  • working toward copyediting certificate (from UCSD-Extension, expected May 2018)
  • work for nonprofits and for individual artists
  • editing academic and formal writing
  • experience with Chicago Manual of Style and style sheets
  • citing (APA, MLA, Chicago)
  • Word, InDesign

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