John Rauschenberg

John Rauschenberg – Editor

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


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.
Agriculture Business & Management Computers & Internet Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences Geography Philosophy
Poetry Short Story
English (US)

Work experience

University of California Press

Dec, 2015 — Present

Copyedit academic books in all genres.

MTKG, Inc.

Jun, 2015 — Nov, 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.

Oxford University Press

Jun, 2003 — Sep, 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.


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-on... 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 b... 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 w... 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 ea... 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 asse... read more

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7 P.

7 P.

Oct, 2019

John did a great job editing my manuscript, even getting to work as soon as I sent it. He was really thorough and provided very helpful feedback.

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