I have a BA in English from the University of California, Berkeley and am working on the Editing Certification from UC Berkeley Extension. I have been in publishing for the last five years, and have edited and proofread over a dozen books currently in circulation today. I have worked on small literary anthologies, big coffee-table books, fiction books, audio books, catalogs, biographies, newsletters, websites, articles, and product descriptions, just to name a few. I am adept at all style manuals, including Chicago and AP Style. I understand where editing fits in to production and know how important it is to keep deadlines. Even with only five years in publishing, I have attained leadership roles and have experience managing multiple complex projects at once.
Started in June of 2014 as an Editorial Assistant, promoted to Associate Editor in a little over a year. I am the lead acquiring and project editor on all Mandala Publishing & Earth Aware titles. Experienced in developmentally editing, copyediting, styling, and proofreading, in addition to writing sales copy and proposals for various genres.
Founding editor in chief of Imaginarium, a twice yearly speculative fiction magazine that published short fiction, poetry, and art at UC Berkeley.
Discover the multifaceted culture of the African Maasai through the journal entries and photos of a young Western woman who lived among them.
Discover the biggest issue in conservation today. This companion to the documentary Cowspiracy explores the impacts of the most environmentally destructive industry on the planet: animal agriculture.
Filled with chakra activation charts, images and descriptions of over eight hundred poses, and Sanskrit translation guides, this comprehensive encyclopedia makes the spirituality, practice, and language of yoga more accessible than ever before.Packed with over eight hundred individual poses performed by renowned practitioner Yogrishi Vishvketu, Yogasana: The Encyclopedia of Yoga Poses is the m... read more
Part fiction, history, and mythology, this unconventional retelling of the life of divine spiritual master Guru Nanak, founder of the Sikh religion and revered by Muslims and Hindus alike, provides an intimate look at the enlightened Guru while bringing his ancient wisdom to a modern audience.From the best-selling author of Ganesha Goes to Lunch and Rumi’s Tales from the Silk Road comes an ori... read more
An inspiring tale of adventure, enlightenment, and spiritual discovery read by the author, The Journey Home follows a young man on his path toward becoming one of India's great spiritual leaders.In this extraordinary memoir, Radhanath Swami weaves a colorful tapestry of adventure, mysticism, and love. Listeners are guided by the author, the former Richard Slavin, from the suburbs of Chicago to... read more
With illuminating references to Western religions and ideologies, The Journey Within invites readers from all backgrounds to discover the simple truths that unite us.The mysteries of the soul have evaded mystics, sages, and gurus for centuries. Humanity has long yearned to discover the answer to our existence, and many spiritual traditions have evolved to provide those answers through sacred t... read more
Discover the man behind the movement in this intimate biography of A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, founder of the International Society of Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON).In 1965, a seventy-year-old man—soon to be known as Prabhupada—set sail from India to America with a few books in his bag, pennies in his pockets, and a message of love in his heart. He landed in New York at the peak of t... read more
Explore the uncharted Amazon with acclaimed botanist and pioneering Amazonian explorer, Richard Evans Schultes, guided by an intimate narrative that supplements his photography of indigenous tribes, hallucinogenic plants, stunning vistas, and much more.
This deluxe illustrated novel adaptation of the Ramayana—the classic Hindu epic—pairs divinely inspired art with intimate portrayals of Rama, Sita, Lakshmana, Ravana, and many more. Welcome to the royal city of Ayodhya, a realm ruled by the Sun dynasty, where peace reigns among the citizens while discord simmers behind the palace walls. A prophecy predicts that a son of the Sun dynasty will sl... read more
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Professional editor specialising in travel, with over a decade of experience at Rough Guides, Lonely Planet and Bradt Travel Guides.
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