Catherine Zgouras

Catherine Zgouras - Editor

Athens, Greece

Experienced Developing Editor and Writer. Have worked with Pearson, Macmillan, CUP, Penguin. Passionate about making books come alive.

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Overview


An editor since 2005, I love engaging with the projects I work on, helping the writer produce a polished piece of art without changing or modifying their voice. I am a curious and proactive editor, passionate about any publishing project, no matter how big or small. I also specialise in ELT - developing, editing, processing and writing.

Working with you will entail zoom/skype chats on each stage of the manuscript, umpteen amounts of support and creative ideas to help you produce the work you envision.

Get in touch and let's discuss your needs over a cup of tea or coffee.
Languages
English (AUS)
English (UK)
English (US)
Fiction
Chick Lit
Contemporary Romance
Middle Grade
Non-Fiction
Children’s Non-Fiction
ELT
Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Certifications

  • B.A. Dip. Ed
  • Cambridge Train the Trainer, CUP

Awards

  • Macmillan Lesson Share
  • Burlington Graded Reader for Disabilities

Work experience

Director of Editorial Specialist Services

Self-employed
January, 2010 – Present (over 11 years)

Teaching
Teacher development
Author
Editor
Parent

Developing Editor

Self-employed
January, 2005 – December, 2012 (almost 8 years)

Head of English Language School

Self-employed
January, 1990 – December, 2010 (almost 21 years)

Portfolio (5 selected works)

Big English 1 Student Book

Herrera, Mario, Sol Cruz, Christopher

Alice in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll, B.J. Harrison, B.J. Harrison

Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland (Penguin Young Readers, Level 4)

Hautzig, Deborah, Carroll, Lewis, Rathke, Kathryn

TEAM UP! 5 PB PACK (Spanish Edition)

Lambert, Vivienne, Grainger, Kirstie, Bentley, Kay

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