Portfolio

I’ve had the privilege of working on books at all stages of editing  structural, stylistic, and copy editing, as well as proofreading. Thank you to the authors for trusting me with their creation.

Memoir  structural, stylistic, and copy editor

  • Duong, Anh N. Between Crossfires: Running from the Vietnam War and Iranian Revolution (working title). In the acquisitions process.
  • Gibson, Malcolm. Myopia: Growing Up White in Apartheid South Africa. Kingston: Woodpecker Lane, 2015.
  • McLaughlin, Lynn. Life Rocks! A story of recovery from meningioma. Unpublished.
  • Wright, Dorothy. Side Effects: A Nurse’s Journey through Secondary Traumatic Stress. Victoria: FriesenPress, 2016

Nonfiction books – structural, stylistic, and copy editor

  • Ahrari, Ehsan M. The Islamic Challenge and the United States. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2016.
  • Axworthy, Thomas S., ed. Bridging the Divide: Religious Dialogue and Universal Ethics. Foreword by Helmut Schmidt. Queen’s Policy Studies Series. Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2008
  • Graham, Andrew. Using Case Studies for Teaching and Knowledge Management in Public Administration. Queen’s Policy Studies Series. Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2011

Nonfiction books – stylistic editor, copy editor, and proofreader

  • Andrews, Caroline, John Biles, Meyer Burstein, Victoria M. Esses, and Erin Tolley, eds. Immigration, Integration, and Inclusion in Ontario Cities. Queen’s Policy Studies Series. Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2012
  • Banting, Keith G., Richard P. Chaykowski, and Steven F. Lehrer, eds. Thinking Outside the Box: Innovation in Policy Ideas. Queen’s Policy Studies Series. Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015
  • Biles, John, Meyer Burstein, and James Frideres, eds. Immigration and Integration in Canada in the Twenty-first Century. Queen’s Policy Studies Series. Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2008
  • Bramadat, Paul, and Matthias Koenig, eds. International Migration and the Governance of Religious Diversity. Queen’s Policy Studies Series. Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2009
  • Carson, A. Scott, Jeffrey Dixon, and Kim Richard Nossal, eds. Toward a Healthcare Strategy for Canadians. Queen’s Policy Studies Series. Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015
  • Clarke, Brian, and Stuart Macdonald, eds. Leaving Christianity: Changing Allegiances in Canada, 1945-2011. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, forthcoming.
  • Chaykowski, Richard P., and Robert S. Hickey, eds. Building More Effective Labour-Management Relationships. Queen’s Policy Studies Series. Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2013
  • Dewar, Kenneth C. Frank Underhill and the Politics of Ideas. Foreword by Bob Rae. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015
  • Dorland, John, and Mary Ann McColl. Emerging Approaches to Chronic Disease Management in Primary Health Care. Queen’s Policy Studies Series. Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2006
  • Duckett, Stephen. Where to from Here? Keeping Medicare Sustainable. Queen’s Policy Studies Series. Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2012
  • Ehrhart, Hans-Georg, and Charles C. Pentland. The Afghanistan Challenge: Hard Realities and Strategic Choices. Queen’s Policy Studies Series. Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2009
  • Flood, Colleen M. Data Data Everywhere: Access and Accountability. Queen’s Policy Studies Series. Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2011
  • Jackson, D. Michael, and Philippe Lagassé, eds. Canada and the Crown: Essays on Constitutional Monarchy. Queen’s Policy Studies Series. Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2013
  • Jarraway, David R. Wallace Stevens among Others. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015
  • Lazar, Harvey, John N. Lavis, Pierre-Gerlier Forest, and John Church, eds. Paradigm Freeze: Why Is It So Hard to Reform Health-Care Policy in Canada? Queen’s Policy Studies Series. Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2013
  • Leroux, Louis Patrick, and Charles R. Batson, eds. Cirque Global: Quebec’s Expanding Circus Boundaries. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2016
  • Ludlow, Peter. The Canny Scot: Archbishop James Morrison of Antigonish. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015
  • McCreary, Bruce D., and Jessica Jones. Intellectual Disabilities and Dual Diagnosis: An Interprofessional Clinical Guide for Healthcare Providers. Queen’s Policy Studies Series. Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2013
  • McNaught, Alexander D. A Place Called Home: History of the Community of Wallbridge, 1790–2015. Self-published, 2016
  • Murray, Jennifer. Reading Alice Munro with Jacques Lacan. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2016
  • Nieuwenhuysen, John, Howard Duncan, and Stine Neerup, eds. International Migration in Uncertain Times. Queen’s Policy Studies Series. Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2012
  • Purchase, Bryne. Navigating the Titanic: Economic Growth, Energy, and the Failure of Governance. Queen’s Policy Studies Series. Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2013
  • Shanahan, Theresa, Michelle Nilson, and Li Jeen Broshko, eds. Handbook of Higher Education Law. Queen’s Policy Studies Series. Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015
  • Slinn, Sara, and Arthur Sweetman, eds. Dynamic Negotiations: Teacher Labour Relations in Canadian Elementary and Secondary Education. Queen’s Policy Studies Series. Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2012

Fiction – structural and stylistic editor

  • Garvie, Maureen. Girl, 13, Living in School. Acquired by Groundwood Books, 2016
  • Garvie, Maureen. Withdrawn from Circulation. Kingston: Cowdy House, 2015
  • Gordon, Laurie Ness, and Ruth Allen. Finding Home. Unpublished, 2013
  • Houle, Francois. It Happened to Us. Ottawa: Dawn Rainbow Books, 2015
  • Mole, Henry. Hydroglyphics. Unpublished, 2013
  • O’Connor, Linda. Perfectly Honest. New York: Soul Mate Publishing, 2015
  • O’Connor, Linda. Perfectly Planned. New York: Soul Mate Publishing, 2015

Academic Journals – copyeditor and proofreader
Copyeditor and proofreader of approximately 20 journal articles per year

  • Canadian Public Policy, a quarterly journal plus special issues, 2005–2014
  • Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, 2005–2014

Reports – copyeditor and proofreader

  • Canada-UK Colloquium Rapporteur’s Report, 2008, 2009, 2010
  • Canons of the Diocese of Ontario, 2008
  • Claxton Papers. Defence Management Studies Program, Queen’s University, 2010, 2011
  • Environmental Sciences Group, Royal Military College of Canada. Copyedited over a dozen reports and developed style guide, winter 2017
  • Fogg, Nicholas. The Palestinian Territories: Optimism with Information / Democracy in the Islamic World. Kingston: Centre for the Study of Democracy, Queen’s University, 2009
  • Queen’s School of Business papers. “IS Planning for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Turbulent Environments,” 2009; “Buttons to Push and Levers to Pull,” 2009; “An Investigation of Factors Affecting Marketing Information Systems’ Use,” 2012; “Moving from CA to CFO: A Competing Framework,” 2012
  • Queen’s University, Initiative Campaign Report, 2016
  • Rosenbluth, Ellen Kachuck. Indigenous Issues in Post-Secondary Education: Building on Best Practices. Final report. Kingston: Queen’s School of Policy Studies, 2011

Author

  • Barton, Ellie. Driven by a Dream: The Story of Ongwanada 1948–1998. 196 pp. Kingston: Quarry Press, 1998
  • Barton, Ellie. Purpose & Passion: Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary 1905–2005. 276 pp. Kingston: KGH Auxiliary, 2005