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Amanda Sumner

Amanda Sumner - Editor

Pennsylvania

Overview

I am a copyeditor (and yes, that compound word appears in my personal style book :-) ) and writer.

Services

Work experience

Editorial Assistant

W. W. Norton & Company

December, 1992 – December, 1993 (about 1 year)

Reviewed manuscript submissions, proofread manuscripts, oversaw books through the production process, wrote cover copy and catalog copy, discussed editorial changes with authors.

Assistant Editor

The Ecco Press (now an imprint of HarperCollins)

December, 1991 – December, 1992 (about 1 year)

Reviewed manuscript submissions, made editorial recommendations, wrote cover copy and catalog copy, and proofread manuscripts.

When I worked there, the Ecco Press also published the literary magazine Antaeus, and I performed the above duties for the magazine as well.

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