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Janene Carey

Janene CareyEditor

Armidale, New South Wales, Australia

Freelance writer and editor, casual academic and business owner

Overview

Dr Janene Carey is a freelance writer, editor and academic. She has worked as a newspaper journalist, sub-editor and editor, and has a creative writing doctorate in narrative non-fiction.

Services
Languages
English (AUS) English (UK) English (US)
Non-Fiction
Education & Reference Health & wellbeing Travel

Work experience

Director

Tablelands Press

January, 2014 – Present (about 3 years)

Tablelands Press was formed to publish my first book, A Hospital Bed at Home, using PressBooks to format it as a paperback and ebook. CreateSpace and later Australian printer SOS Media were used to produce hard copies. Since then I have edited and published In Our Own Words, as part of a project with CQUniversity. I am now working on a project with another client, an historian who wishes to publish his collected newspaper columns with Tablelands Press.

Academic Editor

Freelance

December, 2012 – Present (over 4 years)

Formatting, copyediting and proofreading masters and PhD theses and academic papers and books.

Freelance writer

Janene Carey

April, 2010 – Present (almost 7 years)

Writing freelance articles for national newspapers and magazines such as the Sydney Morning Herald, Australian Book Review and OutBack. For details, please see the portfolio on my website

Senior Journalist and Sub-Editor

Fairfax Media

April, 2009 – November, 2012 (over 3 years)

Writing news stories and features, taking photographs, sub-editing and being acting editor for The Armidale Express.

Portfolio (4 selected works)

In Our Own Words: Stories by Australia's international students

What do a ‘bad-tempered Chinese girl’, a ‘Charity of Oz’ volunteer and a ‘woman who doesn’t do housework very often’ have in common? They are all studying as international students at an Australian university. In this slim but powerful book are three of their stories written in the idiosyncratic and compelling English of Learners of English as an Additional Language (LEAL) or ‘language immigra... read more

What do a ‘bad-tempered Chinese girl’, a ‘Charity of Oz’ volunteer and a ‘woman who doesn’t do housework very often’ have in common? They are all studying as international students at an Australian university. In this slim but powerful book are three of their stories written in the idiosyncratic and compelling English of Learners of English as an Additional Language (LEAL) or ‘language immigra... read more

In our own words: Stories by Australia's international students

Janene Patricia Carey

What do a ‘bad-tempered Chinese girl’, a ‘Charity of Oz’ volunteer and a ‘woman who doesn’t do housework very often’ have in common? They are all studying as international students at an Australian university. In this slim but powerful book are three of their stories written in the idiosyncratic and compelling English of Learners of English as an Additional Language (LEAL) or ‘language immigra... read more

What do a ‘bad-tempered Chinese girl’, a ‘Charity of Oz’ volunteer and a ‘woman who doesn’t do housework very often’ have in common? They are all studying as international students at an Australian university. In this slim but powerful book are three of their stories written in the idiosyncratic and compelling English of Learners of English as an Additional Language (LEAL) or ‘language immigra... read more

A Hospital Bed at Home: Family stories of caregiving from diagnosis to death

Janene Carey

A Hospital Bed at Home is a linked collection of true stories about the experience of being a carer during the weeks, months and years that can stretch between the day someone you love is diagnosed with an incurable, fatal disease and the day of his or her death. Couples facing separation after forty years together; a workaholic with three small children and a dying, angry wife; an Irish immig... read more

A Hospital Bed at Home is a linked collection of true stories about the experience of being a carer during the weeks, months and years that can stretch between the day someone you love is diagnosed with an incurable, fatal disease and the day of his or her death. Couples facing separation after forty years together; a workaholic with three small children and a dying, angry wife; an Irish immig... read more

A Hospital Bed at Home: Family stories of caregiving from diagnosis to death

Janene Carey

A Hospital Bed at Home is a linked collection of true stories about the experience of being a carer during the weeks, months and years that can stretch between the day someone you love is diagnosed with an incurable, fatal disease and the day of his or her death. Couples facing separation after forty years together; a workaholic with three small children and a dying, angry wife; an Irish immig... read more

A Hospital Bed at Home is a linked collection of true stories about the experience of being a carer during the weeks, months and years that can stretch between the day someone you love is diagnosed with an incurable, fatal disease and the day of his or her death. Couples facing separation after forty years together; a workaholic with three small children and a dying, angry wife; an Irish immig... read more

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