John Rauschenberg

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Stockton, CA, USA

I have many years of experience in a wide array of editing and writing duties in a wide variety of genres.

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Overview

I'm an experienced editor of books, essays, creative writing, and marketing writing. I am also a writer who has published essays, humor, and poetry.
Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Agriculture
Business & Management
Computers & Internet
Earth & Space & Environmental Sciences
Geography
Philosophy
Fiction
Poetry
Short Story

Work experience

Freelance Copyeditor

University of California Press
December, 2015 – Present (over 3 years)

Copyedit academic books in all genres.

Freelance Copywriter

MTKG, Inc.
June, 2015 – November, 2016 (over 1 year)

Wrote marketing, email, and advertising copy for leading lifestyle marketing firm, including copy for Toyota, NASCAR, Captain Morgan, Gatorade, and MKTG website.

Associate Editor

Oxford University Press
June, 2003 – September, 2007 (over 4 years)

Acquired books in physical sciences and business/management at world’s largest academic book publisher. Researched and recruited potential authors. Evaluated book proposals. Prepared contracts and budgets. Wrote and presented book proposals at editorial board meetings. Edited manuscripts for content and style. Wrote advertising and promotional copy.

Portfolio (5 selected works)

Consensual Violence: Sex, Sports, and the Politics of Injury

Jill D. Weinberg Ph.D JD

In this novel approach to understanding consent, Jill D. Weinberg presents two case studies of activities in which participants engage in violent acts: competitive mixed martial arts (MMA) and sexual sadism and masochism (BDSM). Participants in both cases assent to injury and thereby engage in a form of social decriminalization, using the language of consent to render their actions legally and... read more

In this novel approach to understanding consent, Jill D. Weinberg presents two case studies of activities in which participants engage in violent acts: competitive mixed martial arts (MMA) and sexual sadism and masochism (BDSM). Participants in both cases assent to injury and thereby engage in a form of social decriminalization, using the language of consent to render their actions legally and... read more

The Essential Child: Origins of Essentialism in Everyday Thought (Oxford Series in Cognitive Development)

Susan A. Gelman

Essentialism is the idea that certain categories, such as "dog," "man," or "intelligence," have an underlying reality or true nature that gives objects their identity. Where does this idea come from? In this book, Susan Gelman argues that essentialism is an early cognitive bias. Young children's concepts reflect a deep commitment to essentialism, and this commitment leads children to look beyo... read more

Essentialism is the idea that certain categories, such as "dog," "man," or "intelligence," have an underlying reality or true nature that gives objects their identity. Where does this idea come from? In this book, Susan Gelman argues that essentialism is an early cognitive bias. Young children's concepts reflect a deep commitment to essentialism, and this commitment leads children to look beyo... read more

The Fat Tail: The Power of Political Knowledge for Strategic Investing

Ian Bremmer, Preston Keat

In recent years, investors have learned the hard truth that in the international economy, politics often matters at least as much as economic fundamentals for the performance of global markets. Too many companies and investors haven't yet learned to read the warning signs: their expertise lies much more in economics than politics, and the temptation is to hope that highly volatile situations s... read more

In recent years, investors have learned the hard truth that in the international economy, politics often matters at least as much as economic fundamentals for the performance of global markets. Too many companies and investors haven't yet learned to read the warning signs: their expertise lies much more in economics than politics, and the temptation is to hope that highly volatile situations s... read more

Beer: Tap into the Art and Science of Brewing

Charles Bamforth

Written by one of the world's leading authorities and hailed by American Brewer as "brilliant" and "by a wide margin the best reference now available," Beer offers an amusing and informative account of the art and science of brewing, examining the history of brewing and how the brewing process has evolved through the ages. The third edition features more information concerning the history of b... read more

Written by one of the world's leading authorities and hailed by American Brewer as "brilliant" and "by a wide margin the best reference now available," Beer offers an amusing and informative account of the art and science of brewing, examining the history of brewing and how the brewing process has evolved through the ages. The third edition features more information concerning the history of b... read more

The Sea Around Us

Rachel L. Carson

Published in 1951, The Sea Around Us was a phenomenal success. Rachel Carson's rare ability to combine scientific insight with moving, poetic prose catapulted her book to first place on The New York Times bestseller list, where it remained on top for thirty-one consecutive weeks. It stayed on the list for more than a year and a half and ultimately sold well over a million copies, has been tran... read more

Published in 1951, The Sea Around Us was a phenomenal success. Rachel Carson's rare ability to combine scientific insight with moving, poetic prose catapulted her book to first place on The New York Times bestseller list, where it remained on top for thirty-one consecutive weeks. It stayed on the list for more than a year and a half and ultimately sold well over a million copies, has been tran... read more

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