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Freelance experience (selected recent projects)

TOUCHWOOD EDITIONS
One Good Thing by Rebecca Hendry (fiction, forthcoming)

BRINDLE & GLASS
The Whole Beautiful World by Melissa Kuipers (fiction, 2017)
An Extraordinary Destiny by Shekhar Paleja (fiction, 2017)

BREAKWATER BOOKS
The End of Music by Jamie Fitzpatrick (fiction, 2017)

NIMBUS PUBLISHING
Last Lullaby by Alice Walsh (mystery, 2017)
The Fundy Vault by Linda Moore (mystery, 2016)
Black Water Rising by Robert Rayner (YA fiction, 2016)
Prisoner of Warren by Andreas Oertel (middle grade fiction, 2016)
What Kills Good Men by David Hood (fiction, 2015)
Journeys Through Eastern Old-Growth Forests by Jamie Simpson (non-fiction, 2014)
Four Billion Years & Counting: Canada’s Geological Heritage compiled by the Canadian Federation of Earth Sciences (non-fiction, 2014)

CAPE BRETON UNIVERSITY PRESS
Crossings: A Thomas Pichon Novel by A.J.B. Johnston (fiction, 2015)
Tinker & Blue by Frank MacDonald (fiction, 2014)
The Maze: A Thomas Pichon Novel by A.J.B. Johnston (fiction, 2014)

PROPRIOMETRICS PRESS
Dynamic Aging by Katy Bowman, et al (non-fiction, 2017)
Movement Matters: Essays on Movement Science by Katy Bowman (non-fiction, 2016)
Don’t Just Sit There by Katy Bowman (non-fiction, 2015)
Move Your DNA by Katy Bowman (non-fiction, 2014)

In-house experience
EDITOR | NIMBUS PUBLISHING | 2010–2011
Based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Nimbus is the largest publisher in Atlantic Canada. During my time with Nimbus I was responsible for substantive edits of five titles per season, including adult and Y.A. fiction, history, folklore, and children’s non-fiction. In addition I copyedited and proofread numerous other titles in progress, prepared indexes, wrote catalogue and jacket copy, and created style guides for projects.

Selected projects:
Elizabeth Bishop: Nova Scotia’s “Home-made” Poet by Sandra Barry (non-fiction, 2011)
Eco-Innovators: Sustainability in Atlantic Canada by Chris Benjamin (non-fiction, 2011; named the Best Atlantic Published Book of 2012 and shortlisted for the Evelyn Richardson Prize)
You Could Believe in Nothing by Jamie Fitzpatrick (fiction, 2011)
The Case Against Owen Williams by Allan Donaldson (fiction, 2010)

EDITOR | GASPEREAU PRESS | 2003–2009
Gaspereau Press is an award-winning literary publisher based in Kentville, Nova Scotia. My responsibilities as the editor included recommending manuscripts for the publisher’s trade list; substantive editing of approximately fifty books in total, including poetry, fiction, memoir, history and belles-lettres; copyediting of several of these; writing catalogue and jacket copy; preparing style guides for projects; and coordinating work contracted to freelance editors.

Selected projects:
The Sentimentalists by Johanna Skibsrud (fiction, 2009; winner of the 2010 Scotiabank Giller Prize)
The Geography of Arrival by George Sipos (creative non-fiction, 2009; finalist for the 2011 Charles Taylor Prize)
Eva’s Threepenny Theatre by Andrew Steinmetz (fiction, 2008; winner of the Ottawa Book Award and finalist for the Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize)
Lean-To by Tonja Gunvaldsen-Klaassen (poetry, 2009; winner of the 2010 Atlantic Poetry Prize)
At the Crossroads: A History of Sackville, New Brunswick by William B. Hamilton (history, 2004)

Education
BACHELOR OF ARTS | MOUNT ALLISON UNIVERSITY | 2002 Major in Classics, Minor in English