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Alice Osborn

Alice Osborn is the author of three books of poetry, After the Steaming Stops, Unfinished Projects, and Right Lane Ends, and is the editor of the anthology Tattoos. She’s working on her next poetry book, Heroes without Capes. Her past educational and work experience is...

Amy Schneider

Amy J. Schneider, founder of Featherschneider Editorial Services, earned her degree in graphic art and worked briefly in print production before jumping into freelance copyediting in 1995. She started out working primarily on college textbooks, and she has also been...

Andy Hollandbeck

Andy Hollandbeck began as a print copyeditor for Wiley Publishing’s popular For Dummies how-to series. In 2007, he moved to Wiley’s online team, where he continues to work as an online content editor for Dummies.com and CliffsNotes.com. He is also author of the blog...

Anne-Marie Concepción

Anne-Marie "Her Geekness" Concepción owns Chicago-based Seneca Design & Training (www.senecadesign.com), which provides cross-media design, production, and consulting services for a variety of companies. She is one of the nation's premiere independent Adobe...

April Michelle Davis

Prior to starting Editorial Inspirations in 2001, April Michelle Davis worked in-house as a magazine editor. Her various degrees include a master of professional studies in publishing and a bachelor of arts degree in English. In addition, she holds certificates in...

Bill Walsh

Bill Walsh has been a newspaper journalist for 30 years and is now a multiplatform editor at The Washington Post. He is the author of two books on usage and style, Lapsing Into a Comma (2000) and The Elephants of Style (2004), and is working on a third. He has run The...

Carol Fisher Saller

Carol Fisher Saller is a senior manuscript editor and assistant managing editor at the University of Chicago Press. Although the bulk of her experience has been in editing scholarly book manuscripts, she has also worked in trade publishing acquiring children’s books...

Carolyn Joyce Brown

Carolyn Joyce Brown currently manages the manuscript editing and production of 16 scientific journals for the Research Press of the National Research Council of Canada, a mid-sized international science publisher. She worked as a manuscript editor on a variety of...

Cassie Tuttle

Before becoming a freelance copyeditor and proofreader, Cassie Tuttle worked for 26 years as a paralegal in the law firm setting. There, she also taught legal citation classes to support staff at the multi-office law firm and to the Pittsburgh Legal Secretaries...

Charles DeLaFuente

Charles DeLaFuente has been a journalist and lawyer for decades. He began his career as a reporter for suburban New York newspapers and for United Press International. He became a city editor of one of New York’s tabloids for several years, then left to attend law...

Christine Steele

Christine Steele has been copyediting and proofreading for more than 20 years. She is a senior copyeditor in investment communications for a mutual fund company. Besides having a passion for copyediting, Christine’s experience includes trade magazines, book publishing...

Colleen Barry

In her ten years as an editor, Colleen Barry has worked for community newspapers, startup websites, and for herself as a freelancer. As a one-woman copy desk, she now serves as the sole arbiter of house style for two trade magazines outside Boston, MA. She’s an expert...

Constance Hale

Constance Hale has been a journalist for 25 years, publishing in venues as different as the Atlantic, Smithsonian, Honolulu, and the Los Angeles Times. She has a master’s degree in journalism from UC Berkeley, where she teaches, and was director of the program in...

Daniel Sosnoski

Daniel Sosnoski is the author of Introduction to Japanese Culture and editor-in-chief of Chiropractic Economics magazine. He has been the staff editor for numerous medical associations and is the founding editor of the Pub Med-indexed Journal of Clinical Lipidology. He...

Eric Ulken

Eric Ulken is an assistant managing editor at the Seattle Times, where he leads the newsroom's digital efforts. He was previously a homepage producer and editor on the digital staff of the Los Angeles Times, where he helped develop and co-presented the Poynter...

Erin Brenner

Erin Brenner has been a publishing professional for 18 years, working in a variety of media. For Copyediting, Erin is editor of the bimonthly newsletter, writes for the blog, and facilitates the audio conferences. In addition, she runs Right Touch Editing, writes for...

Grant Barrett

Grant Barrett is a lexicographer and editor who's worked on dictionaries for Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, and Collins. He compiles Copyediting's Dictionary Update feature, is part of the annual new words vote held by the American Dialect Society...

Gregory L. Wagner

Gregory L. Wagner is a 30-year veteran of the ad wars, serving as creative director at four D’Arcy and Leo Burnett offices: St. Louis, Chicago, Detroit, and Denver. During that time, he led successful campaigns for Budweiser, P&G, GM, Amoco, Six Flags, the USA Ski...

JoAnn Gometz

JoAnn Gometz is a senior content editor with McMurry, Inc. With a background in print journalism, she began her career as the project manager for specialty publisher Mount Ida Press and later served as the communications writer and editor for the Albany, N.Y., PBS...

John McIntyre

John McIntyre, whom James Wolcott of Vanity Fair calls “the Dave Brubeck of the art and craft of copyediting,” is the night content production manager (read: night news editor) at The Baltimore Sun and the author of the blog “You Don’t Say.” His book of maxims on...

John R. Kohl

John R. Kohl is the author of The Global English Style Guide: Writing Clear, Translatable Documentation for a Global Market. He has worked at SAS Institute as a technical writer, technical editor, and linguistic engineer since 1992. He has a B.A. in German and an M.A....

Julie Wildhaber

Audio Conference Organizer: Julie Wildhaber trains writers and editors at Yahoo and manages the central copy desk. She is one of the creators of The Yahoo! Style Guide and its companion website, as well as the head tweeter (@YahooStyleGuide) for the book. An editor for...

June Casagrande

June Casagrande is the author of It Was the Best of Sentences, It Was the Worst of Sentences, Grammar Snobs Are Great Big Meanies, and Mortal Syntax. She writes the weekly "A Word, Please" column on language and grammar. She podcasts and blogs weekly grammar tips...

Karen Seriguchi

Karen Seriguchi is an award-winning editor and copyeditor with extensive Web, book, magazine, newspaper, and corporate-publication experience. A member of Editcetera, she has taught classes in beginning and advanced copyediting since the mid-...

Katharine O’Moore-Klopf

Katharine O’Moore-Klopf, ELS, has been in publishing since 1984, spending the first 11 years as a production editor for various publishers. Since then, she has been a full-time freelance copyeditor. She is a board-certified editor in the life sciences and a medical...

Kay Stephan

Kay Stephan, owner and founder of Classic Protocol, Inc., has over 25 years experience as a teacher, business coach and recognized advocate for office professionals. She served as Director of Adjunct Faculty for the University of Akron at Wayne College, retiring from...

Kim Runciman

Kim Runciman is a copy editor with the online magazine Slate and edits the Dear Prudence column. She began as a writer and editor for a trade magazine before moving into corporate communications with outdoor-sports retailer REI. Following that, she was the editor of a...

Laura Poole

Laura Poole founded Archer Editorial Services in 1997. She provides scholarly copyediting for books and journals to a variety of publishers, including Oxford University Press, Duke University Press, and Apress. In 2009, she teamed up with Carolyn Hassett to create the...

Margaret Sabin

Margaret Sabin is a teacher and freelance editor in New Jersey.  She currently teaches both history and writing but has also taught literature and women’s studies.  She stood in for her father, William A. Sabin, after his death, during the production of the...

Mark Allen

Mark Allen spent 25 years reporting and editing at newspapers in Michigan and Ohio. He's been freelancing for three years. Current clients include a financial services corporation, an early-childhood education website, and the author of a history book.

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