2815 Arthur St. NE
Minneapolis, MN 55418
Phone 612-751-5124
Robin Sauerwein


To obtain freelance assignments in writing and communications

1997 – 2011                    University Of Minnesota - TC
Master credits earned for Split Rock Arts classes taken in writing
1980 – 1986                  University Of Minnesota - TC
B.A. English/emphasis on writing
3.4 GPA
Communication Qualifications

Freelance/staff writer/editor for various publications (locally and nationally) since 1980. Specializing in family, profiles, community journalism & news features

Creative writing instructor, Minneapolis Community Education
Summer 2012 – present

Creative writing focus:  Flash fiction, memoir, poetry

2010 – present
Business Office Manager, Audubon Neighborhood Association
1998 – present - Business Office Manager, Executive Accounts Specialist, Northrop Concerts & Lectures, University of Minnesota
1989 – 1998   various positions, University of Minnesota

Recent Publication Experience – blog/website

Audubon Neighborhood Association, newsletter editor & writer from 1996 – present

Twin Cities Daily Planet, freelance writer, February 2010 – present

Family Times, Inc., Feature writer from 1994 – 2011

MinnPost, Short Short Contest: 1st Place contest winner for "Tonight We Crossed the Moon” December 2010

Dust & Fire Annual Chapbook, Bemidji State University," Shiny Black Shoes" 2010

Country Magazine, "My Husband's Hat" published March 2010,

Smorie, an online children’s story site with stories read by children, –  “That’s Ridiculous,” 2010

Minneapolis Family Activities Examiner, from April 2009 – March 2010

Dust & Fire, Bemidji State University, “Hamburgerology” 2004

Leadership Experience
Facilitator of the Audubon Eight Writers Group, A creative writing group meeting weekly since 2006.  Responsible for publishing two self-bound collections of group’s writing and organizing quarterly readings held in the community since 2006.

Northeast Urban 4-H Club co-leader, Minneapolis, MN (2008-present)

Small group facilitator for two years for the “Leading from Where You Are” program held at University of Minnesota for CS/BU women. 2007-2008

Committee member CS/BU Women’s Steering Committee for four years

Awards committee for CS/BU Women’s award. 2001-2004

*    Helped produce a book looking historically at University Women at Work

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