A skilled editor with extensive experience in nonfiction, including (but not limited to) history, public policy, technology, and journalism.
I provide marketing and communications services to clients in publishing, health care, the arts, and civil society who face novel challenges and opportunities in their pursuit of sound environmental stewardship, sustainable economic growth, and promotion of human health and creativity.
Produced press materials and other key documents for global pharmaceutical clients, with a focus on oncology; managed and mentored junior writers/editors; managed monthly advertorial program with international science journal Nature.
Managed editorial content for award-winning cancer center website for consumer and professional audiences. Liaised with internal and external stakeholders to produce web content in cancer treatment and research.
Worked with leading medical authorities to develop approximately 30 chapters a year for this continuously updated, comprehensive textbook of internal medicine on the web, on CD-ROM, and in print; edited Scientific American Medicine Bulletin, a monthly e-newsletter highlighting news of interest to practicing clinicians; provided editorial and writing support for marketing, direct mail, and licensing initiatives; participated in sale and transition of assets to WebMD.
Developed and maintained organization's website ( managed varied publications program (12-15 titles a year, including books, monographs, conference proceedings, statistical publications, newsletters, promotional brochures, and online products) in consultation with research and policy staff, grantees, and volunteers; contracted and managed writers, designers, photographers, and printers.
Edited international pharmaceutical marketing materials, including product monographs and scripts for videotape and interactive CD-ROM, in close consultation with marketing staff and medical-legal review team.
Wrote and edited educational and promotional materials for advertising agency's pharmaceutical division in consultation with in-house account staff and corporate clients.
Managed publication of multicontributor medical books, working with physician authors and an in-house medical board; established editorial and production processes for this startup division, publishing 12 books in the first year.
Copy edited trade nonfiction and college textbooks in economics, history, and science.
Facts on File; W. W. Norton & Company; NYU School of Education, Health, Nursing, and Arts Professions; John Wiley & Sons; and others.
Wiggins, Chris, Jones, Matthew L.
A New York Times Editors' Choice A myth-shattering narrative of how a nation embraced "separation" and its pernicious consequences.Plessy v. Ferguson, the Supreme Court case synonymous with “separate but equal,” created remarkably little stir when the justices announced their near-unanimous decision on May 18, 1896. Yet it is one of the most compelling and dramatic stories of the nineteenth ce... read more
National BestsellerThe untold story behind the most shocking political upheaval in the country.For more than a century, Wisconsin has been known nationwide for its progressive ideas and government. It famously served as a "laboratory of democracy," a cradle of the labor and environmental movements, and birthplace of the Wisconsin Idea, which championed expertise in the service of the common go... read more
Joshua B. Freeman
A sweeping, global history of the rise of the factory and its effects on society.We live in a factory-made world: modern life is built on three centuries of advances in factory production, efficiency, and technology. But giant factories have also fueled our fears about the future since their beginnings, when William Blake called them "dark Satanic mills." Many factories that operated over the ... read more
The dramatic, untold story of one of the CIA’s most successful Cold War intelligence operations.December, 1981―the CIA receives word that the Polish government has cut telephone communications with the West and closed the Polish border. The agency’s leaders quickly inform President Ronald Reagan, who is enjoying a serene weekend at Camp David. Within hours, Prime Minister Wojciech Jaruzelski h... read more
A Bill Gates Top Five Book of 2018 A Pentagon defense expert and former U.S. Army Ranger explores what it would mean to give machines authority over the ultimate decision of life or death.What happens when a Predator drone has as much autonomy as a Google car? Or when a weapon that can hunt its own targets is hacked? Although it sounds like science fiction, the technology already exists to cre... read more
Finalist for the National Jewish Book Award A rich account of Jewish humor: its nature, its development, and its vital role throughout history.In a major work of scholarship both erudite and very funny, Columbia professor Jeremy Dauber traces the origins of Jewish comedy and its development from biblical times to the age of Twitter. Organizing the product of Jews’ comic imagination over contin... read more
Winner of the Lincoln Prize A landmark Civil War history told from a fresh, deeply researched ground-level perspective.At the crux of America’s history stand two astounding events: the immediate and complete destruction of the most powerful system of slavery in the modern world, followed by a political reconstruction in which new constitutions established the fundamental rights of citizens for... read more
Winner • National Outdoor Book Award (History/Biography) Longlisted • PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for BiographyBefore Rachel Carson, there was George Bird Grinnell―the man whose prophetic vision did nothing less than launch American conservation. George Bird Grinnell, the son of a New York merchant, saw a different future for a nation in the thrall of the Industrial Age. With railroads sc... read more
A multigenerational saga of two families, who rose from immigrant roots to the pinnacle of wealth and power, that tracks the unraveling of American democracy.In American Oligarchs, award-winning investigative journalist Andrea Bernstein tells the story of the Trump and Kushner families like never before. Their journey to the White House is a story of survival and loss, crime and betrayal, that... read more
New York Times and Wall Street Journal Bestseller A New York Times technology correspondent presents the dramatic story of Uber, the Silicon Valley startup at the center of one of the great venture capital power struggles of our time.In June 2017, Travis Kalanick, the hard-charging CEO of Uber, was ousted in a boardroom coup that capped a brutal year for the transportation giant. Uber had cata... read more
A harrowing exploration of the collapse of American diplomacy and the abdication of global leadership, by the winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize in Public Service.US foreign policy is undergoing a dire transformation, forever changing America’s place in the world. Institutions of diplomacy and development are bleeding out after deep budget cuts; the diplomats who make America’s deals and protec... read more
Emmanuel Saez, Gabriel Zucman
America’s runaway inequality has an engine: our unjust tax system.Even as they became fabulously wealthy, the ultra-rich have had their taxes collapse to levels last seen in the 1920s. Meanwhile, working-class Americans have been asked to pay more. The Triumph of Injustice presents a forensic investigation into this dramatic transformation, written by two economists who revolutionized the stud... read more
Neil deGrasse Tyson
New York Times Bestseller A luminous companion to the phenomenal bestseller Astrophysics for People in a Hurry.Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has attracted one of the world’s largest online followings with his fascinating, widely accessible insights into science and our universe. Now, Tyson invites us to go behind the scenes of his public fame by revealing his correspondence with people ac... read more
Hacker, Jacob S., Pierson, Paul
Wanda Little Fenimore, February 2023
Michael Suever, November 2021
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Dedicated, creative editor with an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop and years of experience at a top New York City literary agency.
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Experienced copy editor and proofreader of contemporary fiction and nonfiction, with 50+ titles on Amazon's "New Hardcovers" list
Atlanta, GA, USA