Clients + Rates


Clients include: University of Washington, Jackson School of International Studies; Oxford University Press; McGill-Queen’s University Press; University of Alberta Press; University of British Columbia Press; University of Alberta Grant Assist Program; MediaTropes (; Cree Regional Authority; Avataq Cultural Institute; Para Site (Hong Kong); DOCMINE Productions AG (Switzerland); Community-University Partnerships for the Study of Children, Youth, and Families; The Muttart Foundation; United Way of the Alberta Capital Region


From Elizabeth Podnieks, ed., Mediating Moms: Mothers in Popular Culture (McGill-Queen’s University Press, spring 2012) — Joanne Muzak deserves special recognition for her extraordinary talents as our copyeditor. Contributors overwhelmingly noted in correspondence with me her rare attention to detail and the high quality of her perceptive suggestions for last-stage revisions. Her experience as a copyeditor coupled with her obvious knowledge of our broad field has greatly strengthened the collection. I am indebted to her for her painstaking labour and for her enthusiastic support of this project.


Several of the books that I have edited have won awards, including

Desire Change: Contemporary Feminist Art in Canada, ed. Heather Davis (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017) — Winner 2018 Melva J. Dwyer Award (for exceptional reference or research tools in Canadian art and architecture from the past year)

Inhabiting Memory in Canadian Literature, eds. Benjamin Authers, Maïté Snauwaert, and Daniel Laforest (University of Alberta Press, 2017) — Runner-up 2018 Gabrielle Roy Prize, Association for Québec and Canadian Literatures

Mediating Moms: Mothers in Popular Culture, ed. Elizabeth Podnieks (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2012) — Winner 2014 Women’s and Gender Studies et Recherches Féministes Outstanding Scholarship Prize

Sanctioned Ignorance: The Politics of Knowledge Production and the Teaching of Literature in Canada, by Paul Martin (University of Alberta Press, 2013) — Winner 2013 Gabrielle Roy Prize, Association for Québec and Canadian Literatures

Others have been nominated:

The Grads Are Playing Tonight!, by M. Ann Hall (University of Alberta Press, 2012) — Nominee for Best Trade Non-Fiction, Alberta Book Awards

The Man in the Blue Pyjamas, by Jalal Barzanji (University of Alberta Press, 2012) — Nominee for Best Trade Non-Fiction, Alberta Book Awards

Out of the Basement: Youth Cultural Production in Practice and in Policy, by Miranda Campbell (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2013) — 2014 nominee for the Donner Prize (for best public policy writing in Canada)

Keetsahnak / Our Murdered and Missing Indigenous Sisters, eds. Kim Anderson, Maria Campbell, and Christi Belcourt (University of Alberta Press, 2018) ––  2019 short-list for Scholarly and Academic Book Award, Alberta Book Awards

The Stories Were Not Told: Canada’s First World War Internment Camps, by Sandra Semchuk (University of Alberta Press, 2019) — 2020 nominee for the KOBZAR™ Book Award (for contributions to Canadian literary arts by authors who write on a topic with a tangible connection to the Ukrainian Canadian experience)


I prefer to arrange a brief consultation to give accurate job quotes. Rates vary according to what kind of editing or writing you require, the length of the document, and your deadlines. Please contact me at for a free consultation and quote.

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