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Teaching & Editing Experience:
~ 12 years plus teaching creative writing and poetry in the Continuing Education & Lifelong Learning Center at Queens University, Charlotte.
~ Past creative writing teacher for Shepherd's Center.
~ Poetry Workshop Leader & Reader for the N.C. Poetry Society, the Charlotte Writers Club & the N.C. Writers Network.
~ Poetry Workshop Teacher & Reader in many N.C. schools from elementary schools through high schools.
~ Presently teaching at the Cornwell Center, Charlotte -- Contact the Cornwell Center :
   www.cornwellcenter.com, click Adult Enrichment or call the center at (704) 927-0774
   or contact dianapinck@gmail.com.
~ Working with private students on a regular basis both in small groups and with individuals on their poems and manuscripts.

                                                                           Critique & Editing Fees

~ Individual poems -- $10 per page

~Chapbooks, 30 to 35 pages -- $150

~ Full-length Manuscripts, 50 to 65 pages -- $225

~ Above chapbook & full length ms. editing includes -- critique of individual poems -- suggestions for ordering or reordering
of the ms. poems -- suggestions for the ms. title -- any general impressions of the ms. as a whole --
explanation for the suggested changes in the manuscript.
~ a meeting in person to discuss and go over the manuscript and all suggested poem critiques and changes to the manuscript. 





Photograph of Lucky & Bandit by Burton Pinckney












"Poetry is an act of mischief." -- Theodore Roethke