“Courtney took a scattered, 400-plus page blog and helped me craft it into a clear, relevant, 30-page sample of essays on family, self, and culture-clash. When I need reining in on long, over-reaching prose, Courtney reined. When I needed direction on theme, narration, and focus of voice, Courtney was my compass. And when I thought I could edit no more, Courtney proved otherwise – gently, necessarily, and expertly. Courtney’s keen eye, boundless efforts, and writing expertise not only helped me stay true to my voice, they cemented it and made it lasting.”
Twelve Hours in Shanghai with Jets Overhead (Eloquence)
“Behind a dark wooden table in a teahouse called Huxington, a young Chinese woman pours water into a clear glass pot. The tincture is called Double Dragon, named after two white flowers that shoot up in elegant swirls from the bottom of the pot. The man who ordered it—Adam Kittredge, lead vocalist of Canadian indie five-piece Jets Overhead—is sweating through his t-shirt; it’s July, and Shanghai is hot.” Read full article here.