Editor's note: This is part two in our Intern Appreciation Week series.
Gwen Ash is a senior majoring in English with a concentration in creative writing and minoring in Classical studies: culture and literature. She is captain of the women’s sabre squad for the Indiana University Fencing Club and works at AMC Theaters.
Describe your position at the IU Press:
Rights intern: cease and desist notices, updating contracts on Allbooks, messing with the Foreign Rights Pintrest page, various rights research.
What else are you involved in on campus?
I have been with the Indiana University Fencing Club since my freshman year. In addition to that, I have been an assistant instructor for the fencing classes since the second semester of my freshman year, and for the spring semester, I’ll be teaching my own fencing class.
Why did you decide to intern with the IU press?
I love publishing and want to go into the industry, and the IU Press is incredibly professional and has a great atmosphere.
What is your dream career?
Working in the editorial department of a publishing house and writing my own work.
What are your hobbies?
Fencing, reading, writing, watching movies, baking, video games.
What is your favorite book?
That’s like asking a bird what its favorite feather is.