Kerry Davies

Kerry Davies - Editor

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Widely experienced generalist IPEd-accredited editor.

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I am a highly experienced editor who can tackle any project, large or small, in most fields (I'll leave advanced mathematics to the specialists), fiction or non-fiction. Former Chair and Queensland Director for the Institute of Professional Editors (IPEd), and current Chair of or participant in three IPEd subcommittees, and former President and current Budget Officer of Editors Queensland, a branch of IPEd. IPEd accreditation achieved 2011, renewed 2016.
English (AUS)
English (UK)
Action & Adventure
Cultural & Ethnic
Historical Fiction
Humor & Comedy
Literary Fiction
Mystery & Crime
Picture Books
Science Fiction
Thriller & Suspense
Women's Fiction
Young Adult
Biographies & Memoirs
Business & Management
Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits
Education & Reference
Humanities & Social Sciences
Political Science & Current Affairs
Writing & Publishing


  • BBus Communications

Work experience


November, 1996 – Present (about 24 years)

I have more than 35 years' experience in the publishing and communications industries. Most of my working life has been as a freelancer but I was also Manager of Indigenous publishing house Magabala Books, Broome, Western Australia (1990–95) and Senior Editor with Focus Publishing in Sydney (2002–04).
As the portfolio below will only accept images, I can, on request, supply a full list of the publications I have worked on and my CV.

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