Hire a Proofreader in Canada

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

Dan V.

Dan V.

Toronto, Canada

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My editing helps authors develop polished writing, including literary fiction, mystery, science fiction, fantasy, and business.


Work experience:

  • Insomniac Press
  • Dan Varrette, Editorial Services

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review Indexing

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Business & Management Non-Fiction Short Story Science Fiction Mystery & Crime Fantasy Thriller & Suspense

Ashley R.

Ashley R.

Guelph, ON, Canada

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I'm a professional book editor with 10 years of experience. I love helping authors make their book dreams reality!


Work experience:

  • Inkwell's Editorial Services
  • University of Toronto Press
  • Firefly Books Ltd.
  • McGraw-Hill Ryerson

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Political Science & Current Affairs LGBTQ (Fiction) Fiction Romance

Joe C.

Joe C.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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Experienced editor and proofreader. I’ll work with you to appeal to your target audience. I specialize in non-fiction.


Work experience:

  • CNW, a Cision company
  • Joe Cotterchio, Communication Services

Services: Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Economics Non-Fiction Short Story Law Humanities & Social Sciences Political Science & Current Affairs Life Sciences Math & Science Business & Management Philosophy

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

Hilary D.

Hilary D.

Halifax, NS, Canada

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Editor with 20+ years experience in RPGs, fiction, and academic writing. Specialties in history & romance, with 6 years at Sourcebooks.


Work experience:

  • Sourcebooks Casablanca
  • Dream Pod 9
  • Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) Program, Dalhousie University
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Historical Fiction Fiction Science Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Romantic Suspense Romance Historical Romance Gaming & LitRPG Fantasy

Michael M.

Michael M.

Hamilton, ON, Canada

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Does your writing need fixing? Fiction, nonfiction, poetry--I can doctor the lot. 40 years of editorial healing under my belt.


Work experience:

  • Self-Employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Cultural & Ethnic Fiction Contemporary Fiction Literary Fiction Magical Realism Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Philosophy Political Science & Current Affairs

Geffen S.

Geffen S.

Toronto, ON, Canada

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An editor who loves narrative driven fiction and nonfiction, and experience at top agencies and publishers in the UK and Canada.


Work experience:

  • Aitken Alexander Associates
  • Room Magazine
  • Doubleday Canada, Penguin Random House Canada
  • Andrew Nurnberg Associates
  • Profile Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

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

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

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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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