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Iona Italia

Iona Italia - Editor

Bombay, Maharashtra, India

Writer, editor, proofreader, wordsmith. Indo-Scottish multilingual mutt. Academic turned footloose freelancer. Sci fi fan, politics addict.

Overview

I'm a professional wordsmith and multilinguist. A published writer and an experienced editor and proofreader with a Cambridge PhD in English, I specialise in producing clear, lucid, persuasive prose and in polishing the writing of others for maximum readability.

Services
Languages
English (UK) English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs History Politics & Current Affairs Sex & Relationships Travel
Fiction
Classics Literature Science Fiction Short Story Women's Fiction

Certifications

  • PhD in English Literature, Cambridge University
  • BA (Hons) in English Literature, Cambridge University

Work experience

Dr Iona Italia, Independent Freelancer

Iona Italia
June, 2006 – Present (almost 12 years)

Freelance writer, editor and translator.

Provision of editing services for businesspeople, academics, students and authors who wish to produce clear, lucid, polished texts.

Copywriting and blogging for businesses.

B2B copywriting.

Proofreading of business, academic and journalistic texts.

Translation of literary, business and technical texts from German, French and Spanish into English.

Lecturer in English

University of East Anglia
October, 2004 – October, 2006 (about 2 years)

Taught courses in English language and literature.

Lecturer in English

University of Wales at Aberystwyth
October, 2002 – October, 2004 (about 2 years)

Taught courses in English language and literature.

Assistant Professor

Carleton College
October, 1999 – October, 2002 (about 3 years)

Taught courses in English language, literature and composition.

Language Assistant

Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf
October, 1997 – October, 1999 (about 2 years)

Taught courses in English language and literature.

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