Abby Siegel

Abby Siegel - Editor

Winnipeg, MB, Canada

I am a freelance editor, proofreader, and writer. Send me your ghost stories!

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Hello all! My name is Abby, and I am excited to work with you on your books! I have an M.A. in Classics from the University of Manitoba, where I specialized in Latin language and literature. I currently teach Latin part-time online.
I have done extensive editing and research work, including: preparing and editing entries for a U of M professor's upcoming Latin dictionary; proofreading and editing student and academic papers; and proofreading and editing lesson materials.
I am also an avid reader, so that helps! I write book reviews at and on Reedsy Discovery.
As for publishing experience, I regularly publish short works of fiction and poetry on Medium, and I self-published a poetry collection, Loss And Other Landscapes.

I love working with language, words, and literature - it's like a wonderful creative puzzle for the mind!
I enjoy reading all types of works, but my favorites are short works like short stories and novellas.

I look forward to working with you!
English (US)
Cozy Mysteries
Short Story
Humanities & Social Sciences


  • M.A. in Classical Studies
  • B.A. in Classical Studies

Work experience


University of Manitoba Department of Classics
March, 2022 – Present (about 1 year)

I teach a first-year Greek and Roman mythology course at the University of Manitoba.

Research Assistant - Lexica Latina

University of Manitoba
August, 2020 – March, 2021 (7 months)

I researched for and edited dictionary entries for Dr. Wesley Stevens' upcoming Latin dictionary, Lexica Latina.

Latin Tutor

November, 2019 – Present (over 3 years)

I tutor students of all ages in all levels of classical Latin (the language spoken by the ancient Romans).

Freelance Writer

September, 2019 – Present (over 3 years)

I write short fiction and poetry on Medium @asiegelster.
I also self-published my own poetry collection, Loss And Other Landscapes.

Portfolio (1 selected work)

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