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
Summa Cum Laude; Phi Beta Kappa
Recent Client List
W. W. Norton & Company
Macmillan Learning Curriculum Solutions
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 copyedit for Macmillan Learning Curriculum Solutions, including the upcoming (2017) Composition at Virginia Tech. I enjoy editing digital content and am pleased to be both copyediting and proofreading learning resources for McGraw-Hill's best-selling digital quizzing tool, Connect Composition Essentials 3.0.
Responsible for the schedule, quality, and project editorial budget of every high school and college text (as well as ancillaries and many digital products) on the yearly New York list. Hire, train, 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 and supervision, schedule management, manuscript and book design evaluation, quality control, strategic problem solving, and troubleshooting.
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
Managed titles in the humanities and communications from manuscript to final files.
Managed college textbooks in the humanities, psychology, social sciences, life sciences, and history from manuscript to final files.
Writing Well, 7e, by esteemed poet Donald Hall and noted essayist Sven Birkerts
The American Nation, 8e, by renowned historian John Garraty
Managed scientific, technical, and medical volumes from manuscript to bound book.
MacLean:The Triune Brain in Evolution
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 “Is Google Making Us Stupid?” and “Fun Home.” Its small size makes it portable, and its low price makes it affordable.
Composition at Virginia Tech: A Rhetoric and Reader for Good Writing
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 new focus on student application and self-assessment. The authors’ great read is paired with a simplified feature program that prompts ... read more
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. Browse our catalog or contact your representative for a full listing of updated titles and packages, or to request a custom ISBN. Andrea Lu... 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 Thesis statement, Evidence, Summary statement, and Transitions, this practical tool helps students self-edit their writing for unity, s... 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 all written in the last decade, a new ebook option, and a unique companion website that makes the book searchable by theme, genre, rhet... 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 to write their own effective arguments. Newly streamlined, its signature engaging, and jargon-free instruction emphasizes cultural curren... read more
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 complete film experience, situating their strong coverage of the medium’s formal elements within the larger cultural contexts that inform ... read more
The Triune Brain in Evolution: Role in Paleocerebral Functions
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 invention strategies to get students started, sentence strategies to get and keep students writing, and thoughtful revision strategies to ... read more
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. Browse our catalog or contact your representative for a full listing of updated titles and packages, or to request a custom ISBN. Andrea Lu... 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 more value, giving instructors and program administrators the power to assess students, sections, courses, or entire writing programs ba... 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 may be familiar with the latest technology, Media & Culture can help enhance their understanding of how we arrived at this point, and wh... 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 today’s employment opportunities and provides a comprehensive directory of media jobs. In addition, helpful guidelines walk readers thr... 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 the public speaking course, and any setting across the curriculum, on the job, or in the community. The fourth edition offers even stron... read more
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. The literature has grown so rapidly in the past decade that I certainly could not even read all of the essential papers, let alone unders... read more
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