BA in English, Cambridge University
MA in English, University of York
Training and professional development
Rewriting and Substantive Editing, Publishing Training Centre, 2018; Practical Mark-up of PDFs, Society for Editors and Proofreaders, 2017; Editing in Word, Publishing Training Centre, 2015.
French (good reading level)
Thirty years’ experience as a freelance editor; five years’ experience as a teacher of English at secondary level and EFL; co-writer of Leaving Cert poetry textbook.
Copy-editing, fiction editing, academic editing, educational editing, proofreading, structural editing, project management, indexing, reader’s reports
Books, journal articles, website text, theses
Education, fiction, literature, theatre, archaeology, history
Educate.ie, Educational Company of Ireland, Cork University Press, Dublin Review, Dendro.dk, Peter Lang, Blackstaff Press, Mercier Press, Routledge, Pan Macmillan, Pallas Athene, Oxford University Press
Examples of work undertaken
Education: Editor, New Geography in Action, Educate.ie, 2018; Editor (later writer), New Discovery (Leaving Cert. poetry textbook), Edco, 2014–19; Editor, Geoplanet, Edco, 2016;
Academic: Copy-editor, Imer, Peasants and Prayers, PNM (Denmark), 2017; Copy-editor: Copy-editor, The Frozen Saqqaq Sites of Disko Bay, Museum Tusculanum Press, 2017; Vallely, The Companion to Irish Traditional Music, Cork University Press, 2010
Fiction: Copy-editor, Broderick, Jack and Adam books, 2016–18; Proofreader, Dublin Review, 2017–18
Indexing: Walsh, The Pedagogy of Protest, Peter Lang, 2007; Balzano, Mulhall & Sullivan (eds), Irish Postmodernisms and Popular Culture, Macmillan 2007