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Anna DeNelsky



Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA

Bachelor of Arts May 2022

Double Major:  Creative Writing & Psychology

Cumulative GPA:  3.89/4.0; magna cum laude

June 21-27, 2021

The Kenyon Review Writers Workshop, Gambier, OH

  • Selected for week-long poetry workshop

October 2020

Ross Gay Workshop, Lewisburg, PA

  • Nominated by professors to participate in workshop with award-winning poet Ross Gay         

Work Experience

January - current

Big Hassle Media, Music Publicity Intern, New York, NY

  • Report latest music industry news, trends, and artists using a variety of sources
  • Collaborate with publicists to compile and update press and tour reports for clients
  • Research and create target pitching lists for artists and clients using Muck Rack and Excel
  • Actively maintain the company website, adding new press releases and content 

August - current

Ba Da Bing Records & Marketing LLC, Intern, Brooklyn, NY

  • Work directly with CEO to provide support for independent record label

  • Calculate monthly artist and label royalties utilizing streaming data/physical sales with Excel

  • Upkeep website, write and edit engaging artist bios, one-sheets, and articles on new releases 

  • Communicate with press and radio to boost publicity and airplay for artists 

  • Evaluate demo submissions for potential representation 

2020 - current 

Yard Sale, Lead Singer/Songwriter, New York, NY

  • Lead marketing and promotion efforts to expand band fanbase 
  • ​Wrote, recorded, and produced two studio albums released on all platforms
  • Manage social media presence and create original content across multiple platforms


The Bucknellian, Contributing Writer, Lewisburg, PA

  • Write for the Special Features section of Bucknell’s largest student newspaper      

summer 2021

ZYZZYVA, Editorial Intern, San Francisco, CA

  • Copyedited and proofread Fall issue No.121

  • Wrote monthly book and album reviews for Staff Recommends

  • Created social media posts to promote latest issue 

fall 2020

West Branch, Editorial Intern, Lewisburg, PA

  • Selected as one of two student interns for Bucknell’s professional literary magazine published by the Stadler Center for Poetry

  • Evaluated poetry and fiction submissions at weekly editorial meetings for the fall 2021 issue

  • Navigated online submission manager, conducted and wrote an author interview, completed formatting proofs, performed assorted administrative tasks     

summer 2019

McMahon Publishing Company, Editorial Intern, New York, NY

  • Researched, wrote, and edited articles for healthcare magazines; Produced six byline articles published in Pain Medicine News, General Surgery News and Infectious Disease Special Edition

  • Created daily posts and expanded social media outreach across platform

Activities /


2018 - 2022

​The Bucknell Silhouettes, Lead Singer, Lewisburg, PA

  • Selected as one of three freshmen to join Bucknell’s only female a cappella group

summer 2016, 2017

The Berridge Conservatory, Brix, France                                

  • Studied contemporary performance musical theatre, on-camera technique, and Shakespeare

Honorable Mention, 2021 Cadigan Prize for Younger Writers in Poetry     Psi Chi Psychology Honor Society

Bucknell Arts Merit Scholar in Theatre

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