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EDUCATION
    Yale University - B.A., Economics & Political Science/International Relations

EXPERIENCE

PERFORMING ARTIST (NYC/1989 to present)
    Acting credits, music, videos, & reels at www.missingchunk.com/acting.html

TOILET BOOK PRESS
(a Missing Chunk Production) (NYC/2005 to present)
    Writer/Creator - "The Mighty Gwin" supernatural action-comedy pilot script (professional inquiries welcome)
    Writer - "Chinatown Horror Story" Screenplay with Shing Ka
    Writer - "Untitled Historical Fiction" Screenplay with Shing Ka, in association with Michael Rymer
    Author/Illustrator -
"The Hunter: A Middle-Aged Urban Zen Fable"
    Co-Writer -
"FarmCity" television sitcom pilot script
(with Aaron Pettigrew)
    Columnist - "The Comic Bible Magazine" (Ten Cents or a Dame - urban fantasy heroines & humor)
    Reviewer - "Goodreads" (Top 1% of reviewers/25 million members/bought by Amazon.com)
    Writer/Creator - "Bubba," "Elliot Dare: Agent of the Stars," & "Motel Limbo" sci-fi pilot scripts
    Author/Designer -
"Bubba" comic book script treatment

MISSING CHUNK PRODUCTIONS (NYC/1996 to present)
Creative Producer/Music &
Music Videos  (1996 to 2000)
    Music & music videos at www.missingchunk.com/music.html
    Wrote, recorded, financed, & produced alternate rock music and music videos
    Musical direction, performing, mixing, mastering, & line production
    Benefits for the American Diabetes Association (Z100), Epilepsy Foundation, Children with AIDS
Independent Producer/Diversity Events
(1999 to 2002)
    Designed forums, campaigns, & workshops to educate industry insiders & artists
    Collaborated with NY Women in Film & Television and CAPE on an industry, network, & producer forum
Songwriter
   
Wrote all songs on Missing Chunk's The Resemblance is Uncanny album
       Two songs on the "Snow Days" soundtrack (starring Bernadette Peters)
       Two songs on "The Living Room" soundtrack
       One song written into the "Trance & Venom" screenplay
Copywriter/Designer
- (1996 to present)
    Write and design promotional materials, logos, & artwork for Missing Chunk and Toilet Book Press
    Write and design promotional materials, logos, displays, & artwork for the Asian-Pacific Association of
     Longmont (2011-present)
    Wrote and designed press releases, catering contracts, menus, & signs, and provided interior design   
     services for Marco Polo Café (East Village NYC, 2009-2010).
    Designed logos, icons, & promotional material for "The Comic Bible Magazine" (Bronx, NY)
    Design business cards for small business owners (missingchunk.com/doodles.html)

ASIAN-PACIFIC ASSOCIATION OF LONGMONT (A-PAL)
(Longmont, CO/2011 to present)
Founding Member
- A-PAL promotes diversity and bridges cultural gaps through the development of cultural,
     educational, and artistic projects/events, often in partnership with city and school district initiatives.
Technical Writer/Designer
    Designed a complete publicity package including logo and web site design, content, press releases,
     business cards, postcards, flyers, posters, action plans, speeches, merchandising, grant writing, sponsor
     requests, & sponsor promotions. 
Interactive Display Designer
 
Designed and created "100 Years of Asian History Told Through Paper Money," an interactive display with
     74 banknotes representing over 40 countries, including colonial governing authorities,  military, occupation,
     & guerrilla currency.  Display was designed in lightweight modular units for easy shipping and transport to   
     schools and community events.

PRIVATE ONLINE CONSPIRACY GROUP
(New York, NY - 2017-present)
Administrator
- Conduct conspiracy research and manage membership discussions.  Monitor for trolling bots.
                
THE COMIC BIBLE MAGAZINE
(Bronx, NY - 1998-1999/2011-2013)
Book Review Editor/Associate Editor
    Celebrity/comedian interviews, reviews, editorial formatting, graphic design
Columnist
   
"Ten Cents or a Dame" (urban fantasy heroines & humor); "Peeving" (opinion); "Reality Check" (business)
Assistant to Producer
   
"Funny Shorts" (films) & "Sketch Off" competitions at Carolines Comedy Club, NYC

SCREEN ACTORS GUILD - Equal Employment Opportunity Committee
(NYC/1999 to 2002)
Vice Chairman
    Recipient of SAG's Joseph C. Riley Service Award for my diversity efforts
    Defended minority Board candidates from harassment by senior SAG staff
    Produced the Asian-Pacific and Black History Month celebrations to increase press recognition for the EEOC. 
     Included booking entertainment, celebrity facilitation, promotion, & organization logistics
    Increased access opportunities through industry workshops;  Moderated events

BOOK EDITOR
(NYC/2001)
    Edited ten sample chapters of "Not By Design" for style and content.  "Not By Design" is the memoir of
     Richard W. Sonnenfeldt, chronicling his life from Pre-Nazi Germany, to the Nuremberg Nazi War Crimes
     Trials, to his leadership roles in pioneering television technology.

YALE UNIVERSITY/BERKELEY COLLEGE
(New Haven, CT/1982 to 1983)
Chairman/Student Activities Committee
   
Raised funds/allocated budget to a variety of campus cultural groups
    Initiated & promoted events for the college & for joint projects with the New Haven community, including the   
     highest netting university event for the academic year
    Designed promotional campaigns

BYRAM HILLS HIGH SCHOOL (Armonk, NY/1981 to 1982)
Chairman/Humanities Film Festival
   
Engaged speakers, arranged film presentations, & coordinated concessions
    Responsible for all fundraising & promotional events/concerts

GREENVALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Scarsdale, NY/1975)
Director
    "The Trial of Mr. Wolf" (Red Riding Hood's big bad wolf goes on trial)

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

    Bookseller - specializing in YA (Young Adult) Supernatural & Adult Urban Fantasy genres
    Marco Polo Café
- Interior/Art Design (2009-10)
    Mark Gasarch, PC
- Legal Assistant (2001-04/part-time)
    Oona Restaurant
- (Wall) Art Designer (1999)
    Gould & McCoy, Inc.
- Executive Searth Operations/Administrative Support (1989-95/part-time)
    6th St. Management
- Real Estate Management Support (1994-97/part-time)
    NYC MTA Music Under New York
- Street Musician (1995-96/part-time)
    South Street Seaport
- Busker (1994/part-time)
    Fluties Restaurant @ South Street Seaport
- Waiter (1989-1989)
    The Red Lion NYC
- Bartender (1988-89)
    Chase Manhattan Capital Markets Corp
- Associate (1988)
    Chase Manhattan Capital Markets Corp
- Financial Analyst  Commodity Indexed Swaps (1987-88)
    Chase Manhattan Capital Markets Corp
- Financial Analyst  Mergers & Acquisitions (1986-87)
    Yale Child Study Center
- Parking Attendant (New Haven, CT/1982-86/part-time)
    Jervis B. Webb Company
- Intern (Farmington Hills, MI/1985)
    Federal Reserve Bank of NY
- Reserve Analyst (1985)
    Sklarz & Early
- Legal Assistant (New Haven, CT/1985/part-time)
    IBM
- Technical Writer (Princeton, NJ/1984)
    Rocky Ledge/Windmill Country Clubs
- Lifeguard (Westchester, NY/1980-82)
    Panda, Inc.
- Cashier/Displays/Stockroom (Stamford, CT)

OTHER

GUEST LECTURES/APPEARANCES
    American Museum of Natural History - "Asian Stereotypes in Hollywood: Perpetuation of the Model Minority
     Myth Through Positive Role Models"
    Pratt Institute
  "The Theater Scene in New York"
    NYC Metropolitan Transit Authority "Music Under New York" Audition Panelist

AWARDS
    Cornell University Ingenuity in Math & Science Award
    New York State Bicentennial Essay Winner
    Southern Westchester Young Authors' Conference - Excellence in Writing Award
    Screen Actors Guild - Joseph C. Riley Service Award
    Valedictorian - Byram Hills High School
    Regents Scholar
    New York Mathematics League Award
    Westchester County Energy Fair Essay Winner
    U.S. Savings Bonds Promotional Poster Design Contest Winner
    Numerous state & county swimming records and awards

PERSONAL
    Love animals (including mice & rats), urban fantasy, YA supernatural books, funny odd & funny ha-ha, and
     reading on the toilet.  Occasional animal rescuer.

EDUCATION (footnote)
    B.A. degree in Economics & Political Science/International Relations

...AND JUST TO SHOW THAT GIVING CAN BE FUN
    Brenda Novak's Annual Online Auction for Diabetes Research (Donated 50 supernatural, sci-fi, mystery, &
     thriller Advance Reader's Copies w/fellow urban fantasy fan Charles Andrulis - can you guess which 10
     urban fantasy books he has appeared in?)
    G.I.S.H.W.H.E.S. - Misha Collin's international media scavenger hunt for charity (Wrote a story about the actor
     tyrant Misha Collins, the Queen of England, & an Elopus for team Ontological Paradox Loves Mish-Chief
     Managed)
    Wrote the short bio for Shing Ka, a.k.a. Brelvis, a.k.a. "the love child of Bruce Lee and Elvis Presley,"

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Alice Liu
chunkmusic@gmail.com

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TOILET BOOK PRESS
The Mighty Gwin
(television pilot script)
The Hunter (book)
Other pilot scripts 
Bubba (comic book)

Reviews/Columns/Blog


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Acting

Oodles of Doodles

Creature Feature

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