Reya Sehgal

Reya Sehgal - Editor

New York, NY, United States

Brooklyn-based editor with expertise in academic writing. Lover of creative nonfiction and cultural criticism.

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Overview

I'm a curator and editor based in Brooklyn, NY. While I primarily work with scholars on their academic writing —I've provided developmental assistance and copy editing for graduate students, junior scholars, and tenured professors—I also have experience working with poets, fiction writers, and essayists. My areas of expertise include art and architectural history, performance studies, media studies, cultural studies, international development, and sociology. I received my BA from UC Berkeley, and my MA from Brown University. I have been working as a freelance writer and editor for 6+ years.

Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Architecture
Art
Education & Reference
History
LGBTQ (non fiction)
Fiction
Cultural & Ethnic Themes
LGBTQ

Work experience

Editor

Self-employed
June, 2013 – Present (over 5 years)

Since 2013, I've been working as a freelance editor, primarily helping students and junior scholars hone their academic writing. I've also worked with novelists and self-help writers to copy edit and proofread their final manuscripts.

Marketing Assistant

University of California Press
September, 2007 – June, 2010 (over 2 years)

While in college, I worked at the University of California Press, helping to prepare books for paperback publishing.

Portfolio (2 selected works)

The Lost Time Accidents: A Novel

John Wray

In his ambitious and fiercely inventive new novel, The Lost Time Accidents, John Wray takes us from turn-of-the-century Viennese salons buzzing with rumors about Einstein's radical new theory to the death camps of World War Two, from the golden age of postwar pulp science fiction to a startling discovery in a Manhattan apartment packed to the ceiling with artifacts of modern life.Haunted by a ... read more

In his ambitious and fiercely inventive new novel, The Lost Time Accidents, John Wray takes us from turn-of-the-century Viennese salons buzzing with rumors about Einstein's radical new theory to the death camps of World War Two, from the golden age of postwar pulp science fiction to a startling discovery in a Manhattan apartment packed to the ceiling with artifacts of modern life.Haunted by a ... read more

From Wounded to Woman: The Keepsake

Jennifer Flores

From Wounded to Woman: The Keepsake is a strengthening and inspiring book of progress, of the journey from pain to love. Jennifer Flores invites you to take a page from her book— literally— and heal yourself with words. Flores' warm prose and sage, yet simple, advice make this a work to be cherished, reflected on, and returned to for years to come.

From Wounded to Woman: The Keepsake is a strengthening and inspiring book of progress, of the journey from pain to love. Jennifer Flores invites you to take a page from her book— literally— and heal yourself with words. Flores' warm prose and sage, yet simple, advice make this a work to be cherished, reflected on, and returned to for years to come.

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