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Holly Monteith

Holly Monteith - Editor

West Chester, PA

Holly T. Monteith, MA, ELS, has been a freelance editor and writer for ten years, with 190+ published nonfiction titles.


Ms. Monteith has edited titles published with a broad range of some of the nation's leading publishers, including Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, University of Minnesota Press, MIT Press, W. W. Norton, Springer, Routledge, John Wiley, Sage, Begell House, Pearson-Prentice Hall, Erlbaum, Greenwood, and other top names in academic and nonfiction publishing. To date, she has edited more than two thousand published journal articles, 190 nonfiction books, and as many dissertations and theses.

Ms. Monteith has expertise in most major editorial styles, including Chicago, APA, and AMA. She is also a LaTeX expert.

A past elected member of the board of governors of the Editorial Freelancers Association, Ms. Monteith is proud to have worked with a diversity of students and academics from a broad range of our nation's universities.

Ms. Monteith graduated with honors from the prestigious Writing Seminars program of the Johns Hopkins University, ranked second in the United States, with a concentration in nonfiction writing. After earning a master of arts degree in linguistics from Rice University, Ms. Monteith graduated with honors with a second master's degree, in communication, from Johns Hopkins.

In 2010, Ms. Monteith became certified with the Bureau of Editors in the Life Sciences.

English (UK) English (US)
Architecture Art Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Design Economics Education & Reference Health & wellbeing History Law Life Sciences Mathematics & Statistics Medicine & Nursing & Dentistry Parenting & Families Philosophy Photography Politics & Current Affairs Psychology Self-help & Self-improvement Social & Behavioral Sciences


  • Certified Editor, Board of Editors in the Life Sciences

Work experience

Freelance editor

Holly T. Monteith
January, 2004 – September, 2014 (over 10 years)

Full-time freelance book and academic editor with 15 years of experience in all nonfiction genres.

Specialties: self-publishing from conception to print
science, medicine, and technology
peer review
nonfiction books
page design and layout
social media
substantive editing
copy editing: APA, Chicago, AMA, MLA, ASA
project management

Copy Editor

American Geophysical Union
January, 2002 – January, 2004 (about 2 years)

Head copy editor for leading journals in geophysics.

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