Shuli Traub

Shuli Traub – Editor

Versatile editor with more than 15 years of experience in educational publishing at major houses and across a variety of subjects


I am currently a freelance editor, proofreader, and project manager specializing in academic publishing. As a prior project editor and managing editor of highly illustrated medical, high school, and college textbooks, I have experience in every discipline, from the humanities and communications to history and life sciences, and have worked at the leading educational publishers (including the Big Five). I am skilled in editing digital products and media content and am currently copyediting a best-selling digital learning tool, Connect Composition Essentials 3.0, for McGraw-Hill Education.


City University of New York--Brooklyn College
BA, English
Summa Cum Laude; Phi Beta Kappa

Recent Client List
McGraw-Hill Education
W. W. Norton & Company
Macmillan Learning Curriculum Solutions

Career Guides Education & Reference History Humanities & Social Sciences Life Sciences Medicine, Nursing, & Dentistry Psychology Writing & Publishing
English (US)

Work experience


Jul, 2014 — Present

I am a meticulous and detail-oriented copyeditor, proofreader, and project editor specializing in educational publishing. I edit across a variety of subject areas and can easily adapt my editing to meet the requirements of a particular discipline, title, or author. I am well-versed in MLA, APA, AP, and Chicago styles. In 2015 I managed the production of the Norton Reader, 14th edition, and the Little Norton Reader from manuscript through final files. I also copyedited the reader's companion quiz materials. I enjoy editing digital content and was pleased to copyedit and proofread learning resources for McGraw-Hill's best-selling digital quizzing tool, Connect Composition Essentials 3.0.

Bedford/St. Martin's, a division of Macmillan Learning

May, 2006 — Dec, 2013 (over 7 years)

Responsible for the schedule, quality, and project editorial budget of every high school and college text (as well as ancillaries and digital products) on the yearly New York list. Hire, supervise, and mentor team of seven project editors. Duties include monitoring day-to-day project editorial operations, workflow creation, list planning and assignment, freelancer/vendor recruitment, schedule management, manuscript and book design evaluation, quality control, strategic problem solving, and troubleshooting:

Key titles:

Campbell: Media and Culture, 9e
Seguin: Media Career Guide, 9e
Lunsford: EasyWriter, 5e (college and high school editions)
Lunsford: Writing in Action
Lunsford: Everything's an Argument with Readings, 6e
Axelrod/Cooper: The St. Martin's Guide to Writing, 10e
Corrigan/White: The Film Experience, 3e
Kirszner/Mandell: Focus on Writing, 3e
O'Hair:Communication and You
O'Hair: A Pocket Guide to Public Speaking, 4e

Bedford/St. Martin's, a division of Macmillan Learning

Oct, 1997 — May, 2006 (over 8 years)

Managed titles in the humanities and communications from manuscript to final files.

HarperCollins College Publishers (now Pearson Education)

May, 1990 — Oct, 1997 (over 7 years)

Managed college textbooks in the humanities, psychology, social sciences, life sciences, and history from manuscript to final files

Key titles:

Writing Well, 7e, by esteemed poet Donald Hall and noted essayist Sven Birkerts
The American Nation, 8e, by renowned historian John Garraty

Plenum Publishing Corporation

Sep, 1987 — May, 1990 (over 2 years)

Managed scientific, technical, and medical volumes from manuscript to bound book.

Key titles:
MacLean:The Triune Brain in Evolution


Will be shipped from US. Brand new copy.
In 1976 I wrote a monograph on lysosomes (Lysosomes: A Survey, Springer­ Verlag, Vienna) that was intended as an up-to-date, comprehensive survey. Whatever success I may have achieved then in fulfilling that intention, even the effort now would be foolhardy. T... read more
This best-selling brief introduction to public speaking offers practical coverage of every topic typically covered in a full-sized text, from invention, research, and organization, to practice and delivery. Its concise, inexpensive format makes it perfect for ... read more
Targeted to today's media-savvy students, the Media Career Guide includes the latest information on using social media during a job search, as well as tips for navigating a rapidly changing digital media landscape. This essential manual includes an overview of... read more
Mass media have taken the digital turn: they have made the transition from the analog past into our digital future. Today's communication students need a book that keeps pace with those changes—and with their own experiences as media consumers. While students ... read more
Designed as a complete digital solution, Connect Composition Essentials 3.0 offers comprehensive, reliable writing and research content that is searchable, assignable, and most importantly, engaging for students. Connect Composition Essentials 3.0 offers even ... read more
Writing in Action

Andrea A. Lunsford

PACKAGE THIS TITLE WITH OUR 2016 MLA SUPPLEMENT, Documenting Sources in MLA Style (package ISBN-13: 9781319084868). Get the most recent updates on MLA citation in a convenient, 40-page resource based on The MLA Handbook, 8th Edition, with plenty of models. Bro... read more
The best-selling college rhetoric for over 25 years, The St. Martin's Guide has achieved an unmatched record of success by providing practical innovations for the ever-changing composition course. The acclaimed step-by-step Guides to Writing offer sure-fire in... read more
The Triune Brain in Evolution: Role in Paleocerebral Functions
The Film Experience is a comprehensive introduction to film that recognizes students as movie fans while surpassing all other texts in helping them understand the art form’s full scope. Noted scholars and teachers Tim Corrigan and Patricia White capture the co... read more
This best-selling combination argument text and thematically organized reader shows students how to analyze all kinds of arguments — not just essays and editorials, but clothes, smartphone apps, ads, and Web site designs — and then how to use what they learn t... read more
The classic reader that has introduced millions of students to the essay as a genre.The Norton Reader features the largest and most diverse collection of essays, from classic to contemporary―155 in the Full edition, 95 in the Shorter. With 60 new essays almost... read more
Focus on Writing offers students thorough coverage of writing college paragraphs and essays in a visually inviting format and with a unique tool for assessing and revising writing: the easy-to-grasp, easy-to-remember TEST method. Standing for Topic sentence or... read more

Andrea A. Lunsford

PACKAGE THIS TITLE WITH OUR 2016 MLA SUPPLEMENT, Documenting Sources in MLA Style (package ISBN-13: 9781319088651). Get the most recent updates on MLA citation in a convenient, 40-page resource based on The MLA Handbook, 8th Edition, with plenty of models. Bro... read more
The bestselling authors of Real Communication, Dan O'Hair and Mary Wiemann, have done it again. Communication and You maintains the lively, real life examples, the accessibility, and the breadth of human communication coverage seen in Real Communication—with a... read more
Composition at Virginia Tech: A Rhetoric and Reader for Good Writing
Commemorating 50 years of the The Norton Reader, in a portable and affordable format.The Little Norton Reader presents 50 essays from the first 50 years of The Norton Reader, classics like the “Letter from Birmingham Jail” along with newer favorites such as “I... read more

Shuli has 3 reviews





Keith W.

Keith W.

Nov, 2019

Shuli is the best. An excellent editor who is prompt and responsive.
Keith W.

Keith W.

Mar, 2019

It was a pleasure to work with Shuli. She is professional, a fast worker, and provides excellent feedback. I can definitely state that her efforts improved the manuscript.
mohammed B.

mohammed B.

Nov, 2018

not bad

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