I am a full-time and freelance book editor with nearly a decade's experience in copy editing, stylistic/technical editing, proofreading, critiquing, and teaching writing. I currently work at the MIT Press, assisting in the acquisition of Computer Science, Engineering, Philosophy, Bioethics, and Cognitive Science books. I've also had experience developing composition, rhetorics, and literature textbooks; cookbooks and other illustrated non-fiction titles; and historical fiction. I have a soft spot for YA/Children's Literature and science fiction/fantasy/horror, as well as assisting authors with poetry, short fiction, and other literary magazine submissions.
I am pleased to offer prospective clients:
• Expert, punctual service
• Clear and reliable communication between editor and author
• Thorough feedback
• Competitive pricing
• Personalized and flexible project arrangements
• Years of experience in the professional publishing world, writing in academia, literary magazine editing, and freelance editing and proofreading
Please feel free to check out some examples of projects I have worked on in my portfolio. I would love to hear from you if you think you have a project that I can creatively collaborate on or assist with! I am always open to discussing ideas for new projects.
Freelance copy editing and proofreading of YA projects, comics, and graphic novels.
Offering a broad survey of drama from the ancient Greeks to the present ― including many new contemporary prize-winners ― The Bedford Introduction to Drama has the plays you want to teach in a collection flexible enough to serve your needs in a variety of courses including introduction to drama or theater, theater appreciation, play analysis, or theater history. Fifty chronologically arranged ... read more
The Spring 2017 issue of Ploughshares. Ploughshares is an award-winning journal of new writing. Two out of each year’s three issues are guest-edited by prominent writers who explore different personal visions, aesthetics, and literary circles; the Winter issue is staff-edited.Acclaimed writer Jennifer Haigh guest-edits this poetry and prose issue of Ploughshares. As Haigh writes in her introdu... read more
The Winter 2017-18 issue of Ploughshares. Ploughshares is an award-winning journal of new writing. Two out of each year's three issues are guest-edited by prominent writers who explore different personal visions, aesthetics, and literary circles; the Winter issue is staff-edited.This staff-edited issue of Ploughshares features new work by Alice Hoffman, Paige Lewis, Carl Dennis, Amy Gerstler, ... read more
Achingly raw and beautifully written, coming-of-age tales, set in the picturesque Cape Cod and Boston area. The insights into a boy growing up, looking for positive, masculine, role models, chronicled through ten sequential short stories. The author delves into the personalities of his characters, bringing them to life through dialogues, internal monologues, and emotional responses, rather tha... read more
A brief, accessible text designed to support core writing assignments, streamlining the process of composing multimodally: helping students make decisions about content across a range of modes, forms, and media from words to images to movement. The 2e is reimagined to clarify the multimodal process and give students the tools they need to make conscious rhetorical choices in new modes and medi... read more
From memes to resumes, fairy tales to researched arguments, in a striking full-color visual design, The Bedford Book of Genres invites students to unpack how genres work in order to experiment with their own compositions. After capturing the imagination of instructors and students in its successful first edition, the second edition incorporates extensive reviewer feedback to better teach stude... read more
With comprehensive coverage of reading and study skills, step-by-step strategies for writing and research, and a unique visual approach to learning, Successful College Writing provides in-depth instruction on the skills other composition texts assume students already possess. The third edition provides even more help in the areas where students need it most and a stronger emphasis on assessmen... read more
Models for Writers remains a bestseller for millions of students for a reason: its short, accessible readings reflect the length of essays students write in college and the topics that matter most, and its simple yet thorough writing instruction offers the support they need. Abundant examples from student writing model chapter strategies and themes, showing students the value of their work alo... read more
Delicious Dishes For a Healthy Lifestyle All Week LongSamantha Ferraro’s fresh and simple dishes make it easy to eat healthy food throughout the week. Enjoy all of the amazing benefits of the Mediterranean diet, no matter how busy your schedule. Lean proteins, bright produce and heart-healthy oil make for light meals full of zesty, aromatic spices that leave you nourished and satisfied. Try On... read more
After shaking up writing classrooms at more than 450 colleges and universities, Understanding Rhetoric, the comic-style guide to writing that instructors have told us gets "nothing but positive responses from students," has returned for a second edition! Combining the composition know-how of Liz Losh and Jonathan Alexander with the comic-art credibility of Kevin Cannon (Far Arden, Crater XV) a... read more
Smoke and Grill Like an Award-Winning Competitive Chef Create complex, authentic southern flavors with smoking secrets from American Grilled champion Staci Jett. Bring competition-worthy dishes right to your table with secret ingredients like Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale and Jim Beam Whisky barrel pieces, which add a rich and delicious caramel oak flavor to smoked meat; use Chop House Seasoning... read more
Riding on the wave of adult coloring that inspired a generation of budding casual artists, Mary Phan’s sketching workshops have had an incredible reception by makers who are lookingfor a new creative outlet. In The Artful Sketch, she shares the exclusive secrets from these elite workshops with 15 detailed, fully illustrated tutorials. In each sketch, Mary walks readers through the basics, from... read more
Get Your Health Back for Good In 30 DaysMillions of Americans have thyroid disorders and don’t even know it. Dr. Becky Campbell, who has years of experience in the field, was one of those people but cured herself using this revolutionary program. What makes this approach different―and more effective for lifelong results―is that it looks for root causes and offers a well-rounded, holistic treat... read more
Six classic science fiction stories and commentary that illustrate and explain key algorithms or principles of artificial intelligence.This book presents six classic science fiction stories and commentary that illustrate and explain key algorithms or principles of artificial intelligence. Even though all the stories were originally published before 1973, they help readers grapple with two ques... read more
An accessible, nontechnical overview of active touch sensing, from sensory receptors in the skin to tactile surfaces on flat screen displays.Haptics, or haptic sensing, refers to the ability to identify and perceive objects through touch. This is active touch, involving exploration of an object with the hand rather than the passive sensing of a vibration or force on the skin. The development o... read more
An introduction to dependent types, demonstrating the most beautiful aspects, one step at a time.A program's type describes its behavior. Dependent types are a first-class part of a language, and are much more powerful than other kinds of types; using just one language for types and programs allows program descriptions to be as powerful as the programs they describe. The Little Typer explains ... read more
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I have 10+ years' experience working on children's and YA writing at UK publishers including Hachette and HarperCollins.
A former Senior Editor at Bonnier, I'm now a freelance editor with experience in a wide variety of genres. Specialist in romance fiction.