Editor and proofreader specializing in narratives centered around race, gender and sexuality. Also experienced in licensing/permissions.
Peter Watts, Julio Santo Domingo
Julio Mario Santo Domingo (1957-2009) was a collector and visionary who filled his homes and warehouses with the world's greatest private collection related to the subjects of drugs, sex, magic, and rock and roll. A library of more than 100,000 items, it contained everything from rare manuscripts and photos to posters, bottles, letters, opium pipes, and pinball machines. Exploring the innumera... read more
Artist Peter Coffin began his work with the iconic designs of LA s Colby Poster Printing Company in 2008. Over the years, he solicited artists and friends to contribute their dream concerts invented lineups for impossible gigs and combined them with the colorful poster backgrounds. This effort resulted in 2017 s Imaginary Concerts, a collaborative monograph depicting show posters curated from ... read more
A Dance with Fred Astaire is an extraordinary collection of anecdotes and rare ephemera featuring a dizzying cast of cultural icons both underground and mainstream, both obscure and celebrated. Memories and diary entries, conversations and insights into his work sit alongside collages of beautifully reproduced postcards, newspaper cuttings, film negatives, lists, posters and photographs, envel... read more
The internationally acclaimed debut of a novelist described by the New York Times Book Review as a "lovely comic surrealist"--a story of sex, love, and art found in the unlikeliest of places Jeremy Acidophilus is not really named after the yogurt culture--he just likes to tell people that he is. Actually, he thought of that line years ago but has never been brave enough to use it on someone--u... read more
A New York love story as seductively neurotic as the city itself At thirty-two years old, Lynn Gallagher is one of the five most influential contemporary-art gallery owners in Manhattan. Too bad her face is dead. Not so, says Lynn’s assistant, but that is how it feels when she compares it to her stalker’s face. Alan Morton may be a plump, goofy-looking accountant, but his face glows with life ... read more
The Pygmalion myth recast by one of America's boldest and most bewitching storytellers. Anna Graham has one ambition--to be a great actress. The only problem is, she can't stop being herself. She is proud, stubborn, and moody; according to her acting teacher, she needs to be as bland and pliable as warm wax. Even when she rents a Good Fairy Queen Costume--complete with crown, wand, and wig--an... read more
A former superstar of Andy Warhol’s Factory offers an intimate tale of sex, drugs, art, and motherhood, based on video recordingsThe Baby is not your average parenthood novel. Viva, a.k.a. Viva Superstar—actor, writer, painter, denizen of Andy Warhol’s world-famous Factory, and early pioneer in video arts—weaves a tale of childbirth and motherhood with often-shocking candor, exploring a new mo... read more
A quintessentially American epic poem that rewrites all the rules of epic poetry—starting with the one that says epic poetry can’t be about the writing of epic poetry itselfThe appearance of Flow Chart in 1991 marked the kickoff of a remarkably prolific period in John Ashbery’s long career, a decade during which he published seven all-new books of poetry as well as a collected series of lectur... read more
Conjunctions: 61, A Menagerie is a collection of previously unpublished essays, fiction and poetry that seek to imagine the world of our fellow beings--animals. From Adam naming the animals in Genesis to Ovid’s Metamorphoses and Melville’s Moby-Dick, writers, philosophers and scientists have long been fascinated by our interplay with the rest of the animal kingdom. Our mythologies and pantheon... read more
Artist Jane Dickson is a deep-rooted and central voice in New York City’s complex creative history. In the late 1970s and early ’80s, she was part of the movement joining the legacies of downtown art, punk rock, and hip hop through her involvement with the Colab art collective, the Fashion Moda gallery, and legendary exhibitions including the Real Estate Show and Times Square Show. In the mids... read more
Illustrator, musician and self-described “comic stripper” Brian Blomerth has spent years combining classic underground art styles with his bitingly irreverent visual wit in zines, comics, and album covers. With Brian Blomerth’s Bicycle Day, the artist has produced his most ambitious work to date: a historical account of the events of April 19, 1943, when Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann ingested a... read more
Joe Roberts has worked as an artist in San Francisco for the last decade. His mixed media work has been released in various formats over the years and shown nationwide to great acclaim. Joe creates artwork which represents a variety of mixed media formats and is reminiscent of work from Jean-Michel Basquiat and Joseph Cornell. Collage, paintings, diorama and figurines all play a role in the wo... read more
Utilizing found images from textbooks along with his own geometric patterns, Matthew Craven’s collages and illustrations seek to create a new handmade universe, juxtaposing imagery from different cultures and time periods to celebrate commonalities. Photographs of archaeological remains and the natural world are overlaid on colorful tiled backgrounds drawn on the back of vintage movie posters,... read more
In August of 1970, a 28-year-old Lou Reed quit the Velvet Underground, moved home to Long Island, New York, and embarked on a fascinating alternate creative path: poetry. Spending months in relative isolation, the musician refashioned himself, publicly vowing to never again play rock and roll. Reed wrote verse and contributed his work to journals and small press publications. “I’m a poet,” he ... read more
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Copy and developmental editor specializing in humanities, social sciences, general and creative nonfiction, as well as literary fiction.
Durham, NC, United States
A sharp, sensitive editor of fiction and creative nonfiction with twenty-five years of experience in publishing.
Portland, Oregon, USA