Leigh Barrett

Leigh Barrett - Editor

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

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Overview

I am a freelance writer, editor, and layout editor. I also offer self-publishing services for those starting out in the business. Specialties include humanitarian issues, cultural pursuits, and photojournalism.

Languages
English (SA)
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Education & Reference
Politics & Current Affairs
Publishing

Work experience

Executive Editor

Self-employed
October, 2015 – Present (about 3 years)

Perspective Publications publishes the journal, 'Perspective: Africa', which will be expanding to include the Middle East in 2017. Call for content is open now for writers and photojournalists.
We are also planning the publication of two books: 'I'm From Here', featuring stories of individuals around the world who can tell how they came to be from a certain place; and 'The Wisdom We Carry', featuring stories about how women have influenced the lives of the contributors. For more information on how to submit your story, please visit the website.

Portfolio (3 selected works)

Perspective: Africa (March 2016)

Leigh Barrett, John GI Clarke, Mandy Tomson, Val Payn, Angela Turner, Jack Rice, Ian Brennan, Kullein Ankunda

Digital edition. A quarterly humanitarian media journal, focusing on all issues pertaining to Africa. Subjects include mining, environment, Marikana, Darfur, human rights. Also included are op-eds, satire, and cultural reviews. The journal is also available in color, and black and white, print editions, with additional content on the Perspective Publications website. Advertising is minimal, an... read more

Digital edition. A quarterly humanitarian media journal, focusing on all issues pertaining to Africa. Subjects include mining, environment, Marikana, Darfur, human rights. Also included are op-eds, satire, and cultural reviews. The journal is also available in color, and black and white, print editions, with additional content on the Perspective Publications website. Advertising is minimal, an... read more

Perspective: Africa (June 2016): A full color quarterly journal on Africa

Leigh Barrett, Angela Turner, John GI Clarke, South African Institute of International Affairs

A quarterly humanitarian media journal, focusing on all issues pertaining to Africa. Subjects include mining, climate change, gender equality, racism, human rights, and more. Photojournalism by world renowned photographers. Also included are op-eds, satire, and cultural reviews. The journal is available in color, and black and white print editions, as well as a Kindle digital edition, with add... read more

A quarterly humanitarian media journal, focusing on all issues pertaining to Africa. Subjects include mining, climate change, gender equality, racism, human rights, and more. Photojournalism by world renowned photographers. Also included are op-eds, satire, and cultural reviews. The journal is available in color, and black and white print editions, as well as a Kindle digital edition, with add... read more

Perspective: Africa (September 2016)

Leigh Barrett, Mandy Tomson, Michael Schmidt, John Clarke, Patric Tariq Mellet, Owen Greenland, Anna Milovanovic

Digital Edition. A quarterly humanitarian media journal, focusing on all issues pertaining to Africa. Subjects include mining, environment, refugees, IDP, election updates, human rights. Also included are op-eds, satire, and cultural reviews. The journal is available in color, and black and white, and in print or digital editions, with additional content on the Perspective Publications website... read more

Digital Edition. A quarterly humanitarian media journal, focusing on all issues pertaining to Africa. Subjects include mining, environment, refugees, IDP, election updates, human rights. Also included are op-eds, satire, and cultural reviews. The journal is available in color, and black and white, and in print or digital editions, with additional content on the Perspective Publications website... read more

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