Artist’s Resume

Candelaria Silva-Collins
P.O. Box 201045 Mission Hill STA
Boston, MA 02120


Freelance consultant – research, writing, editing, facilitation, workshop development and coaching.



2010 Well…then blog, Harvard Pilgrim

2008-2012 Contributing Editor,

2007-present Good & Plenty: Candelaria Silva’s blog ( Blog posts have appeared on and

2009 Contributing Writer, The Art of Participation: Shared Lessons in Audience

Engagement: A Report on the Efforts of 22 Boston Area Arts Organizations to increase participation in the Arts Over the Course of four Years: 2006-2010, published with the support of The Wallace Foundation in partnership with The Boston Foundation and The Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Book, theater and film reviews:

The Bay State Banner, School/Library Journal, Horn Book; St. Louis American, and Sojourner.

Essays and short stories:

“Public Transportation” (excerpt) 375 Views of Boston

“Folaké: To Be” Sojourner

“I Want My Mother’s Lap” The Boston Globe

“No One to Dance With” Glue Magazine

“Edith” Roxbury Literary Annual

“What Does This Remind You Of?” Roxbury Literary Annual

Children’s stories:

“The Wind Did It” Ebony Jr!

“Never Mind” The Dictopedia

“Blackberry Sweet” Glue Magazine

Tracy Became a Frog One Day

Jump! Jump! Jump!


“Sista” New Letters Journal

“If Only It Had Rained” Roxbury Literary Annual

“You Just Stopped” Boston City Hall Prose &

Poetry – 2007


Handling Rejection June, 2011

Pushing Through Shyness: Networking Tips… October 2011

Real Questions about Sex & Relationships for Teens: A April 2012

Discussion Guide for Parents