• Scholarly copy editor and proofreader with ten years of publishing experience.
  • Specializes in fiction, literature, and literary criticism. Also familiar with business, lifestyle, religious studies, environmental writing, history, social science, and psychology, among other subjects.
  • Proficient with several publishing styles, including Chicago, MLA, and APA.
  • Familiar with UK English and documentation styles as well.

Select Clients

  • University of Iowa Press
  • Book in a Box
  • Franciscan Media
  • Apex CoVantage (Routledge books)
  • PETT Fox, Inc. (Cambridge 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 from the Poetry Foundation


  • Editorial Freelancers Association

Select Recent Projects

Note: For Book in a Box projects, I’m obligated to not specify which clients I’ve worked with, but here is a list of the books they’ve published.

Fiction & Literature

For Single Mothers Working as Train Conductors by Laura Esther Wolfson

Outside Is the Ocean
by Matthew Landsburgh

What Counts as Love
by Marion Crotty

Academic Trade

Gaming Masculinity
by Megan Condis

The Routledge Companion to Modernity, Space and Gender 
by Alexandra Staub

Writing for News Media
by Ian Pickering

It’s Just the Normal Noises
by Timothy Gray


Prayer Everywhere: The Spiritual Life Made Simple by Gary Caster

Forgiving Mother 
by Marge Fenelon

The Peace of Christmas
by Diane M. Houdek

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