John Mahony

John Mahony - Editor


History, Politics and Arts/Literature expert with over 20 years of experience in almost all non-fiction subjects

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I have worked as an editor, news sub-editor, and proofreader for many publishers, university faculties, journals, and government departments, as well as proofreading over a hundred theses since 1999. This work has provided editing and proofreading experience in a very wide variety of subject areas in humanities, science, economics and law for clients in many countries and using UK, US and Australian English spelling.

My regular clients have included Allen & Unwin, Currency Press, the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, the Department of Environment and Heritage, LexisNexis law publishers, ANU Press, Monash University Publishing and Sydney University Press.

I have a BA (Hons) from Monash University and did PhD study in Politics and Literature at UNSW and Cambridge University. I’m also a screenwriter so I understand how to give and receive suggestions tactfully! For a no-obligation quote, contact me anytime.
English (AUS)
English (UK)
English (US)
Political Science & Current Affairs

Work experience

Freelance editor and proofreader

January, 1999 – Present (about 24 years)

Portfolio (19 selected works)

Remembered Presences

Alison Croggon

Camouflage Cultures: Beyond the Art of Disappearance

Elias, Associate Professor Ann, Harley, Professor Ross, Tsoutas, Nicholas

What Matters?: Talking Value in Australian Culture (Cultural Studies)

Barnett, Tully, Meyrick, Julian, Phiddian, Robert

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