Becky is a multi-award winning blogger and columnist, as well as an English Professor at Northeastern Illinois University. In addition, Becky is currently serving her second term as the President of The Illinois Women’s Press Association. Becky writes for many publications, but one of her favorite accomplishments is being the first female contributor to Wrigleyville Nation.
On this episode, Becky joins us to share her passion for writing, literary history, the late and great Prince, the Chicago Cubs and her experiences teaching her course Making Your Liberal Arts Degree Work: Writing for the Professional World and Internships, a class that focuses on helping budding creative professionals learn to ply their skills to corporate settings. Becky is well suited to teach this subject, following a creative career working in the corporate sector and creating her own creative non-fiction works. Currently Becky is employed as the Sales Communications Manager at TransUnion, where she writes for a living.
Becky is a prolific writer, and her work has been featured in RootSpeak magazine, NewCity, Make it Better, StreetWise, PoliticusUSA, The Edge Media Network as well as her own personal blog. Her collected works can be found at: beckysarwate.com.