Atalanta Willcox

Atalanta Willcox – Editor

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

Overview

I am a professional freelance editor, proofreader, researcher and writer with seventeen years' experience in education (arts, humanities, social sciences), fiction (children's, commercial, literary, sci-fi, speculative, young adult), and nonfiction (art history, business, history, sustainability, well-being) publishing.


I work on a wide range of books, journals and multimedia components for a diverse range of clients, from individual authors and small indie publishers to large international publishers.


Clients include HarperCollins, Hodder Education, Macmillan Education, National Geographic Learning, Oxford University Press, Penguin and Routledge.


Services offered:

- Proofreading

- Copyediting

- Line editing

- Developmental/substantive editing

- Feminism editing

- Inclusion editing

- Manuscript critiques

- Writing/copywriting

- Research

- Project management

- Consultancy (editorial)


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.


Do get in touch if you'd be interested in working together.

Services
Non-Fiction
Art Business & Management Design Education & Reference
Fiction
Classics Contemporary Fiction Short Story Young Adult
Languages
English (UK) English (US)
Certifications
  • Advanced Professional Member of the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading (CIEP)

Work experience

Self-employed

Jun, 2006 — Present

Services offered:

- Proofreading
- Copyediting
- Line editing
- Developmental/substantive editing
- Inclusion editing
- Manuscript critiques
- Writing
- Project management
- Consultancy (editorial)
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Freelance projects include:

- arts and humanities books (copyediting and proofreading)
- arts and humanities journals (copyediting, proofreading and project management)
- fiction (proofreading, copyediting, line editing and manuscript assessment)
- poetry (copyediting and proofreading)
- trade non-fiction (proofreading, copyediting 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 (copyediting)

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

Portfolio

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 fi... read more
Child of Fortune

Yuko Tsushima

Focusing on how and to what extent the state is influenced by global structures and operations, this....
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 contemporar... 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. ... read more
Don't Look Now and Other Stories

Atalanta has 3 reviews

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Matthew B.

Matthew B.

Mar, 2024

Project scoped appropriately, completed on time and to a good standard, especially for the cost.
Daniel L.

Daniel L.

Aug, 2019

Would hire again!
Caroline G.

Caroline G.

Jul, 2019

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

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