Hire a Proofreader in Canada

We've sourced the best proofreaders in Canada who are ready to help you with all your proofreading needs.

Becky T.

Becky T.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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I specialize in crime and literary fiction and narrative nonfiction. I've worked with international bestsellers and major lit award nominees


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Random House of Canada
  • Harvill Secker (Random House UK)
  • The Harvill Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Literary Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Mystery & Crime

Lottie C.

Lottie C.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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Editor and proofreader with 3+ years' experience at HarperCollins and an expert eye for detail! Keen on women's fiction and fantasy.


Work experience:

  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Self-employed
  • Route 57 Creative Journal

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Literary Fiction Romance Humor & Comedy Women's Fiction Entertainment Short Story Mystery & Crime Fantasy Contemporary Fiction

Kim H.

Kim H.

Ottawa, ON, Canada

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Professional copyeditor and proofreader with 12 years' experience. I specialize in romance, Christian, young adult and women's fiction.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • CADTH
  • Ascribe Marketing Communications
  • Harlequin

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Fiction Romance Young Adult Christian (Non-Fiction) Religion & Spirituality Christian Fiction LGBTQ (Fiction) Women's Fiction Math & Science Mystery & Crime Life Sciences

Britanie W.

Britanie W.

Milton, ON, Canada

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Qualified editor and indexer well-versed in a wide range of subjects and genres including fiction, non-fiction, history, crime, and law.


Work experience:

  • Dundurn
  • John Wiley & Sons
  • Irwin Law
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Proofreading

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management History Law Political Science & Current Affairs Humanities & Social Sciences Historical Fiction Classics Mystery & Crime Parenting & Families True Crime

Lauren W.

Lauren W.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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An experienced editor specializing in proofreading, copyediting, and developmental/substantive editing.


Work experience:

  • Oxford University Press
  • Found Press Media
  • Humber College Publishing Services
  • Rubicon Publishing Inc.

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Literary Fiction Picture Books Biographies & Memoirs Humanities & Social Sciences Education & Reference Children's

Emma C.

Emma C.

Hamilton, ON, Canada

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Copy editor and proofreader with over 10 years of experience at Wiley, ECW, and more. I've worked on everything from textbooks to mysteries.


Work experience:

  • Stet Editorial
  • Key Porter Books

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Fiction Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs DIY & Crafts Religion & Spirituality Entertainment Mystery & Crime Fantasy Science Fiction Thriller & Suspense Dystopian Urban Fantasy Psychological Thriller

Kristy L.

Kristy L.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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Editor of social and political issues with experience at university presses and academic publishers.


Work experience:

  • Kristy Lynn Editorial Services
  • The Editing Company
  • The University of Toronto Press, P-Shift

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Indexing

Genres: Non-Fiction Art Political Science & Current Affairs Humanities & Social Sciences Education & Reference

Pauline R.

Pauline R.

Toronto, Canada

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Experienced copyeditor and proofreader interested in history, culture, and technology


Work experience:

  • Wiley
  • Rakuten Kobo

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Technology Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits History Humanities & Social Sciences Travel Entertainment

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Proofreaders for hire in Canada

If you’re serious about self-publishing, you’ll want to make sure that your readers are reading the best possible version of your book. And that’s often not possible without a very important stage of the editing process: the proofread.

Proofreading, which generally follows the developmental edit and the copy edit, is the final step before a book goes to publication. Traditional publishing houses hire proofreaders to catch the last tiny errors in a manuscript, from a typo here to a punctuation mistake there. Even the best and most experienced authors will slip up, and the proofreader is there to act as the book’s safety net.

Since such a proofread ensures that the manuscript meets the level of professionalism that’s required in the book publishing industry, it mustn’t be overlooked. It also demands a certain set of unique qualities. Proofreaders must have a number of skills: years of experience, a deep knowledge of all of the different style sheets in the industry, and a pair of eagle-eyes to spot the blunders that have evaded notice thus far.

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