Michael Landes


About Me

I'm a current student at NYU studying philosophy and dramatic literature. I love to write, to make other types of art, and to help others through activism and community service. If you've got a job that's got anything to do with any of those things, I'm probably interested!

Location

New York, New York
Education
    New York University
    August, 2016 - April, 2019
    degree
    Bachelor's
    majors
    Philosophy
    Theatre
    CUNY Hunter College
    January, 2016 - May, 2016
    Oberlin College
    August, 2015 - December, 2015
    The Dalton School
    July, 2003 - May, 2015
Work Experience
    The National Book Review
    STAFF WRITER
    September, 2016 - present
    company
    The National Book Review
    title
    STAFF WRITER
    overview
    I review major new book releases for the website, including a novel later shortlisted for the National Book Award for Fiction. I also sometimes contribute brief essays.
    The Summer Collective
    Founder, Director and Head of Social Media
    June, 2015 - August, 2015
    BYKids
    intern
    June, 2013 - August, 2013
    STORYVILLE FILMS
    intern
    June, 2012 - August, 2012
Fun Fact
Between 5th and 8th grade, I sang professionally in children's choruses, and I appeared in 5 opera productions with NYCO at the David H. Koch Theater and 7 opera productions with The Metropolitan Opera.
Skills
Languages
EnglishLatin
Skills
Communication SkillsCreative WritingGrant WritingMicrosoft ApplicationsSocial Media Marketing
Leadership
    Writer
    Numerous political activism projects
    Staff Writer with WSN, Writer/Editor at Numerous Publications
Hobbies
Reading
Seeing Plays
Going To Museums