MA (Hons) Modern and Medieval Languages (Cantab)
Fluent written and spoken French and German
Over twenty years of editorial experience, both in-house at Dorling Kindersley and freelance as main editor at The Lilliput Press
Copy-editing, proofreading, substantive editing, developmental editing, project management
History, art history, social history, biography, memoir, European culture, literary fiction
The Lilliput Press, Gill Books, New Island Books, The Hospice Press, EDCO, literary agents (Marianne Gunn O’Connor, Jonathan Williams), agencies (Carrowmore, The Word Garden, Sydney) and many independent authors
Examples of work undertaken
Pat McCabe, The Big Yaroo; Clíodhna Ní Anluain, Miscellany50; Tom Healy, An Ireland Worth Working For (New Island Books); Clodagh Finn, Through Her Eyes; John Kelly, Stories from the Deep (Gill Books); Alice Lyons, Oona; Mike Chinoy, Are You With Me? Kevin Boyle and the Rise of the Human Rights Movement; J.P. Donleavy, A Letter Marked Personal; Adrian Duncan, Love Notes from a German Building Site; John Turpin, History of the Royal Hibernian Academy; J.P. Donleavy, The Ginger Man Letters; Eva O’Cathaoir, Soldiers of Liberty: A Study of Fenianism 1858–1908; Christopher Fitz-Simon, ‘Rise Above!’ The Letters of Tyrone Guthrie; André Bernold, Beckett’s Friendship; Caroline Preston, This Tumult; Rowan Somerville, Beat: The True Story of a Suicide Bomb and a Heart; Tim Jackson, Frozen in Time: The Fagel Collection in the Library of Trinity College; Mike Scott, Adventures of a Waterboy (all Lilliput Press); Bono et al., Sons + Fathers; Susan Ryan, Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud: The First 30 Years (The Hospice Press); Abenteuer Deutsch Junior Cert German (EDCO).