Profile

Originally from Seattle, Britt is freelance writer, translator, virtual research assistant, and editor living and working in Manchester, England. Her areas of expertise include craft, art, travel, teaching and learning English as a Second Language, pregnancy, wedding planning, and personal development.

Britt writes everything from magazine articles to online content for websites. She is a regular contributor to Knitting, a British craft magazine; Hive Magazine Blog, an arts and culture blog for the Greater Manchester area; the Venere Travel Blog and has contributed articles to many other websites. Please follow the links below for writing.

Throughout her professional career, Britt has gained valuable experience in ESL and adult education, translation, sales and marketing, cultural management, personal development training and motherhood.

Before choosing to write full-time, she received a Bachelor's Degree with Distinction in German Language and Literature and Art History from the University of Washington, Seattle, as well as studied abroad at two German universities. She has native proficiency in both written and spoken German.  

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Britt Writes on Craft: "From Sheep to Skein", Knitting, February 2009

The feature article "From Sheep to Skein" appeared in the February 2009 issue of Knitting, a British needlecraft magazine.

The article concentrates on how wool is processed into attractive balls of knitting yarn.

Britt researched the story and sourced the photos with the assistance of the British Wool Marketing Board. To review a copy, please follow the title link.

Britt Writes on Art: "Not Another Nostalgic Look at Hippies- Black Panther: Emory Douglas and the Art of Revolution, Urbis, Manchester", Hive Blog

The blog post, "Not Another Nostalgic Look at Hippies - Black Panther: Emory Douglas and the Art of Revolution, Urbis, Manchester", is a review of a current exhibition being held at Urbis in Manchester city centre.

The post appeared in February 2009 in Hive, the blog for the Manchester arts and cultural magazine of the same name.


Monday, January 5, 2009

Britt Writes on Craft: "Fibre + Clay: More Than Just a Yarn Store", Knitting, January 2009


The article, "Fibre + Clay: More Than Just a Yarn Store", was written for the January 2009 issue of Knitting.

This feature explores England's only ceramics gallery and knit studio, Fibre + Clay, in Knutsford, Cheshire.

Britt's own photographs accompany the article. Please follow the title link to view a copy of this article.