PROFILE

TYRAN GRILLO

Broadly accomplished Editor, Journalist, Photographer and Scholar with a passion for building lasting relationships with clients. Commissioned to produce highest-quality writing, including essays, reviews and translations, and already have a long and rich publishing history. Deliver lightning-fast and impeccable copyediting services; sought out specifically for these talents. Develop close and functional relationships with editors, publishers and the subjects of review. Author, teacher and invited speaker in both academic and business sectors.
10
Years
10
Years
10
Years
Writer & Critic
Editor
Photographer
Guided by an abiding love of music and self-expression, have written thousands of essays and reviews, chiefly jazz and classical. Additionally, contribute hundreds of album, concert and festival reviews to the world's largest jazz publications, including ​DownBeatThe New York City Jazz Record and All About Jazz​.
Evaluated writing samples as well as edited and proofed dissertations, academic book manuscripts, treatises and autobiographies related to popular culture, music and the arts. Committed to unusually quick turnaround rate: an entire book, for example, was copyedited with full comments in three days.
On assignment as professional photographer for ​The New York City Jazz Record and All About Jazz​, docmenting jazz festivals and concerts in Denmark, Norway and New York. Sought out by musicians, models and artists to provide potent photos for press kits and other promotional material. Recently pursuing product/web photography.
EDUCATION
2017
Ph.D., Cornell University
Major: Asian Studies, with a dissertational focus on representations of animals in contemporary Japanese literature.
2010
M.A., University of Massachusetts Amherst
Major: Japanese Language & Literature. Wrote thesis on the transnational politics of translation between China and Japan.
2007
B.A., University of Massachusetts Amherst
Major: Japanese Language & Literature.