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Cali Lemus


September  2012 – Present

Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL – Creative Writing BFA

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fiction Writing with a concentration in Publishing
  • Dean’s List with a 3.7 GPA

Work Experience

March  2012  – Present

Lowes Hardware Store, Schererville, IN – Customer Service

  • Assists with customer issues and aids store managers
  • Cash office and money management
  • Supervises and manages cashiers

January 2017 – Present

Hair Trigger Magazine, Chicago, IL – Acquisitions Editor

  • Processes and manages submissions
  • Selects publishable quality submissions
  • Editorial discussions and correspondences

September  2015 – December 2016

Columbia College Creative Writing Department, Chicago, IL – Tutor and Advanced Tutor

  • Weekly curriculum development
  • Evaluates and assess student progress in reading comprehensions
  • Assists in further developing students’ writing skills


  • Strong public speaking and performance skills
  • Collaborates with other writers for critique, analysis, and discussion of work to aim for improvement and publication
  • Strong social media understanding (Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest)