Will Tyler


  • Scholarly copy editor and proofreader experienced in the creation and production of books, journals, catalogs, brochures, and web content with three years of in-house editorial experience.
  • Specializes in fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and literary criticism. Also familiar with religious studies, politics, and cookbooks, among other subjects.
  • Proficient with several publishing styles, including Chicago, MLA, APA, and SBL.
  • Graphic design skills and training enhance understanding of publishing, visual layouts, design theory, and typographic principles.
  • Able to edit and proofread electronically or by hand.

Select Recent Projects

  • Family Feeling by Jean Ross Justice
  • Up in Here by Mark Dostert
  • La Far by Eric Linsker
  • A Ruler’s Consort by Judith P. Aikin
  • Renaissance Drama on the Edge by Lisa Hopkins
  • Skirting Heresy by Elizabeth MacDonald
  • Catholic Update: Guide to the Catholic Church edited by Mary Carol Kendzia

Select Clients

  • University of Iowa Press
  • Franciscan Media
  • Ashgate Publishing
  • The Strand Magazine
  • University Press of Kansas
  • Southern Illinois University Press


  • MFA in Creative Writing from Southern Illinois University Carbondale
  • MA and BA in English from the University of North Texas

Publications and Awards

  • Work published in The Los Angeles Review, Crab Orchard Review, Clackamas Literary Review, and Albatross
  • Finalist for a 2010 Ruth Lilly Fellowship


  • Editorial Freelancers Association

Previous Projects


  • William Wordsworth and the invention of Tourism by Saeko Yoshikawa
  • Praise God and Thank Him by Jeff Cavins
  • Visiting Mary by Julie Dortch Cragon
  • The Gospels According to St. Francis by Hilarion Kistner
  • Up in Here by Mark Dostert
  • Keats, Modesty and Masturbation by Rachel Schulkins
  • Family Feeling by Jean Ross Justice
  • St. Francis, Pope Francis by Gina Loehr
  • Epic Food Fight by Leo Patalinghug
  • La Far by Eric Linsker
  • Silent Compassion by Richard Rohr
  • Reading Green in Early Modern England by Leah Knight
  • 150 North American Martyrs You Should Know by Brian O’Neel
  • John Paul II: A Short Biography by Kerry Walters
  • John XXIII: A Short Biography by Kerry Walters
  • Christ, Our Compass by Alfred McBride
  • The Displacement of the Body in Ælfric’s Virgin Martyr Lives by Alison Gulley
  • Embracing Edith Stein by Anne Costas
  • Tongwan City by Gao Jianqun
  • Stories of Jesus by Joseph F. Girzone
  • The Last Words of Jesus by Daniel Horan
  • Conquering Anger and Its Emotional Partners by Dr. Ray Guarendi
  • No Fingerprints by Mark Garbin
  • Rows of Memory by Saúl Sánchez
  • Saint: Why I Should Be Canonized Right Away by Lino Rulli
  • Political Ideas by Englightenment Women edited by Lisa Curtis-Wendlandt, Paul Gibbard, and Karen Green.
  • On the Christian Meaning of Suffering by Myles Sheehan
  • Saint of the Day, revised edition by Leonard Foley and Pat McCloskey
  • Sister Wendy on the Art of Mary, reprint.
  • Sister Wendy on the Art of Christmas, reprint.
  • Sister Wendy on the Art of Saints, reprint.
  • Who Do You Say That I Am by Bruno Forte
  • Geekpriest by Fr. Roderick Vonhögen
  • The Miraculous Medal by Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle
  • Collaborative Translation and Multi-Version Texts by Belen Bistue
  • Lily of the Mohawks by Emily Cavins
  • Ascension Theory by Christopher Bolin
  • On the Dignity and Vocation of Women by Pope John Paul II, 25th anniversary edition.
  • Advent with St. Francis by Diane Houdek
  • Good Popes, Bad Popes by Mike Aquilina
  • Catholicism and Contraception by Angela Franks
  • Yes/And… by Richard Rohr
  • Lungs Full of Noise by Tessa Mellas
  • 365 Women Saints by Melanie Rigney
  • Wisdom from Caryll Houselander edited by Mary Lea Hill
  • Raising God-First Kids in a Me-First World by Barbara Curtis
  • 120 Reflections on Love by Debra Herbeck
  • Jesus the Evangelist by Allan F. Wright


  • The Everyday Catholic’s Guide to the Liturgy of the Hours by Daria Sockey
  • Catholic Update Guide to the New Evangelization edited by Mary Carol Kendzia
  • Catholic Update Guide to the Bible edited by Mary Carol Kendzia
  • Thank You, Sisters by John Feister
  • Salt and Light by Mark Shea
  • A 40-Day Spiritual Workout for Catholics by Bob Rice
  • Reprint of St. Francis of Assisi: A Biography by Omer Englebert
  • Vivid and Continuous by John McNally
  • Envoy for Christ by Patrick Madrid
  • Tell Everyone I Said Hi by Chad Simpson
  • Holding Jesus by Alfred McBride
  • Redstart: An Ecological Poetics by Forrest Gander and John Kinsella
  • Would You Date You by Anthony Buono
  • Stories from Up a Country Lane by Evelyn Birkby


  • Quick, Said the Bird: Williams, Eliot, Moore, and the Spoken Word by Richard Swigg
  • Stumping God: Reagan, Carter, and the Invention of a Political Faith by Andrew P. Hogue
  • LDS in the USA: Mormonism and the Making of American Culture by Lee Trepanier and Lynita K. Newswander
  • Theatre, Community, and Civic Engagement in Jacobean London by Mark Bayer
  • The King James Bible and the World It Made, edited by David Lyle Jeffrey
  • Evermore: Edgar Allen Poe and the Mystery of the Universe by Harry Lee Poe
  • Power Ballads by Will Boast


  • Afterword: Conjuring the Literary Dead, edited by Dale Salwak
  • Unbeknownst by Julie Hanson








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