SAU #53, Allenstown/Chichester/Pembroke                           

March 2020 to February 2021
ELA and PE Substitute Teacher

Pembroke Academy
Pembroke, NH

Chichester Community School
Chichester, NH

Three Rivers School
Pembroke, NH

Allenstown Elementary School
Allenstown, NH

Armond Dupont Middle School
Allenstown, NH


Governess & Outdoor Adventure Leader

Private part-time live out Governess & Outdoor Adventure Leader
Nottingham, NH
, July 2020 to February 2021

Copywriting Coach & Outdoor Adventure Leader

Private Copywriting Coach & Outdoor Adventure Leader
Portsmouth, NH
, July 2018 to January 2019


Teen Writing Instructor

Teen Fiction Writers’ Workshop Instructor
Lane Memorial Library, Hampton, NH,
 September 2014 – December 2014

Adult Writing Instructor

Fiction Writers’ Workshop Founder, Creative Director, and Instructor
Portsmouth Writers Salon, Portsmouth, NH,
January 2013 – June 2015

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“Tamara has provided spectacular leadership at the Portsmouth Writers Salon, keeping members focused on its mission of growing them as writers while showing flexibility to tailor meetings and feedback to the needs of the individuals involved. The proof is in the pudding–the high number of pieces published by many members and the growth of all members as a direct result of participation in the PWS.” – Zakariah Johnson

In the News: Portsmouth Writers’ Salon

The Portsmouth Writers Salon has compiled a list of literary groups on the Seacoast

List of Ongoing Literary Stuff in Portsmouth by Tamara J. Collins of Portsmouth Writers’ Salon

School and College Listings: Portsmouth Writers’ Salon

Seacoast literature lovers share their favorite winter reads

Keep your holiday shopping local with these ideas

List of Writing Groups across the USA

In the News: Teen Fiction Writers’ Workshop

Portsmouth Author to Teach Teen Fiction Writing

Lane Library is excited to host a new after school program