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Copy Editor/Proofreader: Medical, Scientific, Legal, Advertising

Location:
New York, NY, 10025
Posted:
September 26, 2008

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Manuscript and copy editing-, proofreading-services: legal, medical, financial, scientific, musical, advertising; research, fact checking

EXPERIENCE

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 Agency Rx: cold read; proofread, AA,EA, PCs; wfw , MS2nd, 1st&2ndMS to layout, ISU, FSU; check changes, slug, prepress; spell check

 Bowne & Co.: wfw; on-screen proofreading; EDGAR

 Cravath, Swaine & Moore: attorney’s revisions; table of contents; table of authorities; citations

 Davis, Polk & Wardwell: cold read; wfw; table of contents; attorney’s revisions; PCs; EDGAR

 The Edelman Group: check changes, wfw, layouts, mechanicals, prepress; on-screen editing; H&J; fact check

 Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker: cold read; wfw; PCs

 Sullivan & Cromwell: cold read, wfw, attorney’s revisions, conversions, EDGAR

 Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz: wfw; PCs

2003-2005 NEW YORK

President, Board of Directors, 306 West 100th Street Owners Corporation

 Editing (5 revisions), House Rules; draft, editing—with board and attorneys—amendment to Proprietary Lease

 Edited minutes of monthly board-of -directors’ meetings; co-editor, contributor, The Wire: monthly co-op newsletter

1992-2002 NEW YORK

Teacher of English as a Second Language, Adult Basic Education

 The YMCA-ELESAIR Project, government-funded classes for immigrants and refugees, full-time staff, all-levels

 La Guardia Community College, Adult Learning Center, remedial math, science, reading and composition; computer lab (1992-3)

 American Language Communication Center (ALCC), intermediate and high-intermediate English classes (1992)

1978-1995 PARIS and NEW YORK

Translator, book reviewer, freelance copy editor, manuscript and proofreader, researcher, English tutor

 Meyerbeer (L’africaine), Massenet (Herodiade, Le Cid), translations from French, RCA Victor/Catalyst/BMG Classics (1995); Parti Pris de Partie, opera, The Angel Orensanz Foundation, dramaturge and translator (1994); Cahiers du Cinema (1986); Wax Women, Jean-Pierre Lemesle, Paris, International Art Office, translated from French and proofread (1985)

 Platte River, Rick Bass (1995), Always Home, David Ely (1991), New York Times Book Review; Dashiell Hammett: A Life, Diane Johnson, The Pulpsmith; Good night, Willie Lee, I’ll See You in the Morning, Alice Walker, Tenebrae, Geoffrey Hill, Publisher’s Weekly (1978)

 Spanish Women Writers: A Bio-Bibliographical Sourcebook. Linda Gould Levine, Ellen Engelson Marsen, Gloria Feiman Waldman, eds. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1993. 596 pp. Copy editing, proofreading, extensive (MLA) bibliography, Spanish footnotes, quotations, citations

 Comedy Explosion: A New Generation. Hank Gallo and Ed Edah. Thunder’s Mouth Press, 1993. 124 pp. Copy editing, proofreading. Images, line art, graphics

 Research associate, Modern Language Association, compiled and edited data for 1989-90 Surveys of English Programs and Departments of Foreign Language, 575 U.S. colleges and universities, numerical coding and preliminary analysis of respondent questionnaires, edited codebook, updated and maintained DOS databases (1990-91)

 Career Guide for PhDs and PhD Candidates in English and Foreign Languages, Elaine Showalter. Modern Language Association. Proofreading.

 The Population and Development Review, staff proofreader (1982-83)

 M.H. Abrams, proofreader (1982-83)

 Farrar, Straus & Giroux, manuscript reader (1982)

 Private English courses (1980)

EDUCATION

 B.A. English, The University of Pennsylvania

 Moritz Legal Proofing. New York

 Alicia Judy Medical Editing

Skills

Chicago, MLA, AMA, ICMJE, CONSORT, CSE, AP, APA, Bluebook, Redbook, Office Suite; some HTML, InDesign, Photoshop; fact checking

Languages

Fluent in French, reading proficiency in Italian, Spanish, Latin, Attic Greek; beginning Russian and German



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