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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 (almost 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 (almost 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 Three (Handbook of Oriental Studies)

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 Hinduism. Volume Four. BRILL. 2012.

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

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

Brill announces a new major reference work: "Religion Past and Present" (RPP). "Religion Past and Present" is the English version of the 4th edition of "Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart" (RGG), the highly respected, authoritative encyclopaedia of Christian theology, biblical studies and religious studies. Taking into account the latest research developments, "Religion Past and Present" off... read more

Brill announces a new major reference work: "Religion Past and Present" (RPP). "Religion Past and Present" is the English version of the 4th edition of "Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart" (RGG), the highly respected, authoritative encyclopaedia of Christian theology, biblical studies and religious studies. Taking into account the latest research developments, "Religion Past and Present" off... read more

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