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Samantha Stalion

Samantha Stalion - Editor

Bloomington, IN

Overview

I am a friendly freelance professional with 5+ years' experience as a copy-editor, proofreader and translator. I have a multicultural background and am very openminded and communicative when it comes to working with people from a variety of backgrounds and countries.

Services
Languages
English (UK) English (US)
Non-Fiction
Christian (Non-Fiction) Education & Reference Publishing Religion & Spirituality Social & Behavioral Sciences Travel

Certifications

  • BA Hons Dance and Spanish
  • Certificate Basic Proofreading
  • Certificate Principles and Practice of Translation

Work experience

Proofreading | Copy-editing | Translation

Samantix et al
January, 2013 – Present (over 4 years)

Samantix et al offers professional copy-editing, proofreading and translation (from German, Dutch and Spanish into English) in academic literature in the humanities, primary and secondary education and dissertations/theses.

Through past projects, I have lots of experience editing on-screen using Track Changes in Word and PDF Mark-ups in Adobe Acrobat. Additionally, I am familiar with working online in a Content Management System and using the editing tool ProofHQ. I also have some experience using Macros and Wild Cards. I am comfortable working with house style guides and major style guides, such as the Chicago Manual of Style and APA.

Proofreading

Mimeo Ltd
January, 2012 – August, 2014 (over 2 years)

• Proofreading on-screen, using ProofHQ, of primary and secondary educational material to be printed in the company’s yearly catalogues and school planners for the English, American and German departments,
• proofreading company marketing materials (brochures, flyers) for international conferences,
• proofreading company website,
• direct contact with students, teachers and head teachers to clarify instructions and/or ambiguous text entries in school planners,
• check days and dates included in diary sections,
• compare current with past planners to correct any design faults,

Copy-editing

Koninklijke Brill
January, 2010 – Present (over 7 years)

Copy-editing academic articles and essays in Asian Studies according to Brill’s house style guide and the Chicago Manual of Style.

Copy-editing required for: language and grammar, tables, headings, references/bibliographies.

Publications include: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Buddhism, Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism

Portfolio (5 selected works)

Brill's Encyclopedia of Hinduism. Volume Four. BRILL. 2012.

UNIVERSITY OF BERGEN, AND HELENE B EDITED BY KNUT A. JACOBSEN (EDITOR-IN-CHIEF)

Brill's Encyclopedia of Hinduism. Volume Three (Handbook of Oriental Studies. Section 2, South Asia)

Knut A. Jacobsen, University of Bergen, and Helene Basu, University of Münster, Angelika Malinar, University of Zürich, Vasudha Narayanan, University of Florida (Associate )

This is the third thematic volume of Brills Encyclopedia of Hinduism, which deals broadly with Hindu society. Readers will find articles on caste, family, age, and gender, as well as on religious specialists such as gurus, sdhus, healers, and astrologers. Religious traditions, presented in alphabetical order from Aghors and Buls to Vaikhansa and Vrkar Samprady, feature prominently as one of th... read more

This is the third thematic volume of Brills Encyclopedia of Hinduism, which deals broadly with Hindu society. Readers will find articles on caste, family, age, and gender, as well as on religious specialists such as gurus, sdhus, healers, and astrologers. Religious traditions, presented in alphabetical order from Aghors and Buls to Vaikhansa and Vrkar Samprady, feature prominently as one of th... read more

Brill's Encyclopedia of Buddhism. Volume One: Literature and Languages (Handbook of Oriental Studies. Section 2 South Asia)

It has been evident for many years that no authoritative, reliable, and up-to-date reference work on Buddhism yet exists in any language. Brill's Encyclopedia of Buddhism aims to fill that gap with a comprehensive work, presented in two phases: a series of six thematic volumes including an index volume, addressing issues of global and regional importance, to be followed by an ever-expanding on... read more

It has been evident for many years that no authoritative, reliable, and up-to-date reference work on Buddhism yet exists in any language. Brill's Encyclopedia of Buddhism aims to fill that gap with a comprehensive work, presented in two phases: a series of six thematic volumes including an index volume, addressing issues of global and regional importance, to be followed by an ever-expanding on... read more

Religion Past and Present, Volume 13 (Tol-Zyg) (Religion Past & Present)

Hans Dieter Betz

Religion Past and Present (RPP) is a complete, updated English translation of the 4th edition of the definitive encyclopedia of religion worldwide. the peerless Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart (RGG). Including the latest developments in research, Religion Past and Present encompasses a vast range of subjects connected with religion. This great resource, now at last available in English, c... read more

Religion Past and Present (RPP) is a complete, updated English translation of the 4th edition of the definitive encyclopedia of religion worldwide. the peerless Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart (RGG). Including the latest developments in research, Religion Past and Present encompasses a vast range of subjects connected with religion. This great resource, now at last available in English, c... read more

Religion Past & Present: Encyclopedia of Theolgy and Religion, Vol. 7 Joh-Mah

Hans Dieter Betz, Don Browning, Bernd Janowski, Eberhard Jungel

Religion Past and Present (RPP) is a complete, updated English translation of the 4th edition of the definitive encyclopedia of religion worldwide. the peerless Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart (RGG). Including the latest developments in research, Religion Past and Present encompasses a vast range of subjects connected with religion. This great resource, now at last available in English, c... read more

Religion Past and Present (RPP) is a complete, updated English translation of the 4th edition of the definitive encyclopedia of religion worldwide. the peerless Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart (RGG). Including the latest developments in research, Religion Past and Present encompasses a vast range of subjects connected with religion. This great resource, now at last available in English, c... read more

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