I provide high quality with 10 years of experience and a passion for children's and young adult publishing to bring customers the best value for services provided. I believe in creating and celebrating diverse books and have been honored to work on many titles featuring BIPOC and LGBTQ characters and authors. I am meticulous in meeting deadlines and work closely with clients to ensure expectations and budget requirements are met or exceeded.
- Certificate in Publishing
Contract regular copyediting and proofreading work from 4–6 publishing companies/services, including Scholastic, Penguin Young Readers, Bloomsbury, and Random House.
Work with individual authors on developmental, copyediting, and proofreading projects.
Copyedit or proofread 1–3 manuscripts per week from sources listed above.
Perform various production tasks in support of Scholastic 4-color production group, supporting 6 production editors on 3–5 small projects per week.
US Federal Government
Copyedited 1–2 page papers and coordinated with authors, 5–10 papers per day
Managed production of transition briefing materials for President-elect during election in 2016
Created appendix for UN General Assembly briefing book once per year
Oversaw production of cross channel licensing on 1/c titles
Handled production packets, reviewed proofs/blues, and set budgets for 50-80 titles per month
Reviewed and accepted/rejected edits made by freelance copyeditors
Proofread select full manuscripts within production department, 4-7 titles per month
Wiley & Sons
Supported 8 production editors in 3 offices
Proofread 6–10 scholarly journal newsletters per week using Chicago, APA, and AP style
Quality checked ebooks
Managed production schedules for academic journals
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