Full Member, Association of Freelance Editors, Proofreaders and Indexers of Ireland (AFEPI Ireland).
MPhil Anglo-Irish Literature; BA (Hons) English Studies.
Training for Trainers (SfEP), 2013; Brush Up Your Grammar (SfEP), 2012; Basic Proofreading (Distance Learning, PTC), 2005 (with distinction).
Irish (B2); French (C1); Hindi/Urdu (A2).
iMac OS X; Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat); QuarkXpress; Microsoft Office.
Book editor and designer, Alicia McAuley Publishing Services, 2006–present;
EFL/ESOL teacher, various, 2011–present;
Editor/typesetter, Wordwell Books, 2005–6;
Editor/ghostwriter, Maverick House Publishers, 2005–6.
Books, journals, educational materials, government reports, magazines, online materials, audio/multimedia materials, theses & dissertations, ebooks.
Substantive editing, developmental editing, copy-editing, proofreading, manuscript assessment, indexing, editorial/production project management.
Book design and layout, typesetting, graphic design, ebook production/adaptation.
Education, language, literature, arts, history, local history, archaeology, travel, fiction, self-published material.
Education, especially ELT; Irish language.
I specialise in taking titles from unedited manuscript to print-ready PDF, including any combination of the services mentioned above.
Cambridge University Press, Irish Pages, The Educational Company of Ireland, Ulster Historical Foundation, Booklink, Royal College of General Practitioners
Echoes of Dancing Feet (Ulster Historical Foundation, 2017); Wicklow Bound (Wordwell, 2016); Kid’s Box (Cambridge University Press, 2016); The Place I Call Home (Blackstaff Press, 2016); Fiúntas Nua (The Educational Company of Ireland, 2016); EPIC Ireland: The Journey of a People (Éditions du Signe, 2016); The Mater (Booklink, 2015); Compact First (Cambridge University Press, 2014); The Other Tongues: An Introduction to Writing in Irish, Scots Gaelic and Scots in Ulster and the West of Scotland (Irish Pages Ltd, 2014); Irish Pages (2010–16).