Nick Fowler is a versatile, highly-accomplished writer and editor who has built a premier freelance writing, editing, and proofreading career serving academic, leading legal, financial, and business clients. Nick is adept at developing compelling content that deftly weaves corporate messaging and branding into focused, purposeful copy. He leverages sophisticated creative writing skills with an understanding of target audience to drive impactful messages. Nick authored the GQ cover story, “Getting Laid in Tinseltown” and has been noted as “an expansive, lyrical, inventive writer” by The New York Times Book Review for his debut novel A Thing (or Two) About Curtis and Camilla. A meticulous editor and proofreader with an eye for detail and advanced command of grammar, Nick is a collaborative, dedicated professional who completes all projects on time and to the highest quality.
Nick’s additional strengths include:
Blog Post Writing
Website Content Development
Writing Program Creation & Instruction
Argument Development & Persuasion
Education & Training:
CORNELL UNIVERSITY – Bachelor of Arts, English Literature, Ithaca, NY, Dean’s List, semester aboard studying British Lit at Queen Mary College, University of London
Training: Moritz Legal & Financial Proofing Graduate (Blacklining, Redlining, EDGAR).
THE NEW SCHOOL, New York, NY2003-2010
Adjunct Professor, Beginning the Novel and Writing Short Fiction
Prepared and led discussions and instructed live and online seminars in fiction writing. Cultivated intellectually rigorous, candid, and supportive atmosphere. Nominated three times Outstanding Teacher Award.
Completed thousands of contracts for premier clients, including Margeotes & Fertitta Partners (advertising), Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo, UCSF Medical Center, Center for Human Rights, and others.
Maintained long-term relationships with key legal clients, including Davis Polk & Wardwell, Clifford Chance, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, and Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft; leveraged knowledge of legalese and citations to provide extensive proofreading and editing services.
Served as communications director on behalf of The Beach Recovery Foundation; collaborated with board of directors to define brand identity, craft strategic messages, develop website content, and write all marketing materials.
Wrote or edited myriad documents across various industries; diverse subjects included art, feminist theories, patients’ right and responsibilities, disinformation in cyberspace, micro-entrepreneurship, gig economy, technological transformation, modern Chinese photography, and human rights.
Authored articles published in GQ, The Antioch Review, Metal Edge, Teen Beat, Movie Mirror, POZ, The Tribeca Review, Art Apple NYC, and more.