Atalanta Willcox

Atalanta Willcox - Editor

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

An experienced editor, proofreader and writer specializing in arts and humanities, education, fiction and trade nonfiction.

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Overview

I am a professional freelance editor with sixteen years' experience of arts and humanities, education, fiction and trade non-fiction publishing.

I’ve worked on a wide range of books, journals and multimedia components for some of the best publishers in the UK. Freelance clients include HarperCollins, Hodder Education, Macmillan Education, National Geographic Learning, Oxford University Press, Penguin and Routledge.

I'm an Advanced Professional Member of the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading (CIEP) and an all-round friendly and reliable editor and writer.

I'm always keen to hear about new projects so do get in touch if you'd be interested in working together.
Languages
English (UK)
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Art
Business & Management
Design
Education & Reference
Fiction
Classics
Contemporary Fiction
Short Story
Young Adult

Certifications

  • Advanced Professional Member of the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading (CIEP)

Work experience

Editor | Proofreader | Writer

Self-employed
June, 2006 – Present (over 14 years)

Writing, copy-editing, ESL editing, development editing, proofreading, project management and general editorial work for some of the top publishers in the UK and Europe.

Freelance projects include:

- arts and humanities books (copy-editing and proofreading)
- arts and humanities journals (copy-editing, proofreading and project management)
- fiction (proofreading, copy-editing, line editing and manuscript assessment)
- poetry (copy-editing and proofreading)
- trade non-fiction (proofreading, copy-editing and development editing)
- GCSE and A-level business, economics, English literature, English language, psychology and sociology books (project management, editing, development editing and proofreading)
- creative writing and language learning books (copy-editing)

Writing commissions include chapters for The History of Oxford University Press and The Oxford Companion to the Book.

Portfolio (17 selected works)

Don't Look Now and Other Stories (Penguin Modern Classics)

Daphne Du Maurier

Don't Look Now and Other Stories

Don't Look Now and Other Stories

The Radetzky March (Penguin Modern Classics)

Joseph Roth

New Statesman Books of the Year 2015. Strauss' Radetzky March, signature tune of one of Europe's most powerful regimes, presides over Joseph Roth's account of three generations of the Trotta family in the years preceding the Austro-Hungarian collapse in 1918. Grandfather, son and grandson are equally dependent on the empire: the first for his enoblement; the second for the civil virtues that m... read more

New Statesman Books of the Year 2015. Strauss' Radetzky March, signature tune of one of Europe's most powerful regimes, presides over Joseph Roth's account of three generations of the Trotta family in the years preceding the Austro-Hungarian collapse in 1918. Grandfather, son and grandson are equally dependent on the empire: the first for his enoblement; the second for the civil virtues that m... read more

Creative Composition: Inspiration and Techniques for Writing Instruction (New Writing Viewpoints)

Danita Berg

For decades theorists have opined that the lines between creative writing and composition need to be lifted, yet little has been written about the pedagogical methods that allow a cohesive approach between the disciplines. This book brings together contemporary authors and well-respected creative writing instructors and theorists to explore ways creativity in composition may be encouraged in s... read more

For decades theorists have opined that the lines between creative writing and composition need to be lifted, yet little has been written about the pedagogical methods that allow a cohesive approach between the disciplines. This book brings together contemporary authors and well-respected creative writing instructors and theorists to explore ways creativity in composition may be encouraged in s... read more

Human Security, Changing States and Global Responses: Institutions and Practices (Routledge Studies in Human Security)

Focusing on how and to what extent the state is influenced by global structures and operations, this....

Focusing on how and to what extent the state is influenced by global structures and operations, this....

Child of Fortune

Yuko Tsushima

The Time Machine (Pan 70th Anniversary)

H. G. Wells

A special edition of The Time Machine by H. G. Wells reissued with a bright retro design to celebrate Pan's 70th anniversary.A brilliant scientist constructs a machine, which, with the pull of a lever, propels him to the year AD 802,701., The time traveller finds himself on an idyllic Earth inhabited by the small, incredibly beautiful Eloi people who live quiet, purposeless lives in paradise. ... read more

A special edition of The Time Machine by H. G. Wells reissued with a bright retro design to celebrate Pan's 70th anniversary.A brilliant scientist constructs a machine, which, with the pull of a lever, propels him to the year AD 802,701., The time traveller finds himself on an idyllic Earth inhabited by the small, incredibly beautiful Eloi people who live quiet, purposeless lives in paradise. ... read more

Atalanta has 2 reviews

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Professionalism
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Communication & Punctuality

Daniel Lu
Would hire again!

Daniel Lu, August 2019


Caroline Greco
Atalanta is open, honest, and very responsive. Working with her was a pleasure.

Caroline Greco, July 2019

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