Patricia Hluchy

Patricia Hluchy - Editor

Toronto, Canada

Seasoned, creative, meticulous editor attuned to the rhythms of language and each author's unique style. I bring out the best in writers.

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Overview

I'm a former features editor for a newspaper (the Toronto Star) and magazine (Maclean's) as well as a published author who has handled a lot of long-form journalism as well as, for a year, weekly ebooks of between 6,000 and 25,000 words--part of the Toronto Star's now-defunct Star Dispatches series.

Languages
English (CAN)
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Architecture
Art
Biographies & Memoirs
Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits
Design
Entertainment
Health & wellbeing
Nature
Parenting & Families
Photography
Psychology
Sex & Relationships
Fiction
Literature
Short Story
Women's Fiction

Certifications

  • B.A. English Literature
  • One-Year Journalism Program, Carleton University

Awards

  • Part of a Toronto Star team that produced a project that won a National Newspaper Award in Canada

Work experience

Freelance

Self-Employed
February, 2016 – Present (over 2 years)

Freelance editor and writer

Team Editor, Features

Toronto Star
January, 2006 – January, 2016 (about 10 years)

Edited features and ebooks for the Toronto Star

Staff Writer, Associate Editor, Section Editor (arts), Assistant Managing Editor

Maclean's Magazine (Canada's newsweekly)
January, 1993 – January, 2006 (about 13 years)

Writing, editing, coming up with story and cover package ideas and participating in discussions on cover and inside display

Portfolio (1 selected work)

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