August Thompson

Writer

NYU Grad with swiss army knife-like writing skills. Copywriter, content manager, teacher, critic, fiction writer.

Portfolio

Komar: A Corporate History
A sample of the book-length history of the Komar corporation--researched, written and organized over the course of a year. Hired as a content manager, I was given the...
Product Copy Sample
Clips from my work with Essential Homme Magazine. Each month, I am asked to transmute press releases into descriptive, engaging copy and headlines for upscale apparel and...
Pepsi Next Pitch Sample
A sample pitch, written and constructed with PR Brown of Bauda Design. This collaboration was based around a series of pitches set in a palette of movie-influenced commercials....
Kind Causes Script Sample
A sample script for KIND CAUSES commercial, created while working with Bauda Design. Director PR Brown was presented with an outlined concept by the team at KIND and asked me...
The Sound & The Fury: Squarepusher Live in NY
New York - In preparation for Squarepusher's show that evening, the staff at downtown New York venue Le Poisson Rouge had posted a sign: "PLEASE BE ADVISED: HEAVY STROBE...
THE BOTS - seen heard known
A feature I wrote for the NYC-based zine Seen Heard Known. Tasked with sitting down with the raucous duo that is The Bots, our interview transformed into a three hour,...
Listen: The Blow streams first LP in seven years
A typical representation of the many articles I wrote while working as a staff writer for the international publication Inthemix. I was asked to write and promote upwards of 5...
"Kidders" Fiction Sample
A brief sample of a short story I am working on. During my tenure at NYU's Gallatin School of Individualized Study, I created a major that focalized on "Why We Write." The...
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