John Coomer

John Coomer - Editor

Brisbane QLD, Australia

Editor with over twenty years of experience working for major commercial publishers (Wiley, McGraw-Hill and Cambridge University Press).

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I have operated my own freelance editorial and writing service since 2015, after spending the previous 20-plus years working for major commercial publishers (Wiley, McGraw-Hill and Cambridge University Press).

I enjoy working collaboratively with both first-time and more experienced authors to make their manuscripts the best they can possibly be. I am comfortable editing, researching, writing and proofreading in most non-fiction topic areas.
English (AUS)
English (UK)
English (US)
Business & Management
Education & Reference
Health & Wellbeing
Parenting & Families
Sports & Outdoors
Writing & Publishing


  • Bachelor of Business Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma of Education

Work experience


September, 2015 – Present (over 5 years)

I provide the full range of writing, editing and proofreading services to a diverse range of clients.


Cambridge University Press
May, 2014 – August, 2015 (over 1 year)

Publishing Editor

April, 2004 – April, 2014 (about 10 years)

Long Distance: Reach Out and Touch Someone

McDonough, Craig, Coomer, John

Drunk On Survival

Whitaker, T.K.

John has 1 review

Communication & Punctuality
Communication & Punctuality

Nathan Parnham
Amazing! Couldn't recommend John more. For a first timer he was extremely patient and professional in guiding me through the process. A big thing for me was he wasn't afraid of offering his personal opinion when asked. No question was too silly for him to be of assistance. Genuinely loved working with him and he gave me the confidence not only to initiate the project but see it to the end!

Nathan Parnham, February 2021

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