Laura Poole is a freelance copyeditor of scholarly nonfiction and an editorial trainer. She started her freelance editing business in 1997 and now edits exclusively for university presses (books and journals). In 2009 she started offering her own editorial training workshops and webinars. In 2013 she started teaching for Copyediting; she became the training coordinator in 2014. In 2015, she became co-owner and director of training for Copyediting.