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"Over the years of our friendship, I have come to rely on Kathy’s editorial insight on my work. She has been straightforward yet sensitive, extremely thorough and frank in her feedback yet never prescriptive."


—Ayelet Tsabari, author of The Best Place on Earth and The Art of Leaving



With experience substantive editing, copy editing, and proofreading for trade publishers, small businesses, educational institutions, academics, non-profits, and individuals, I have the skills needed to help you to get your message across clearly. I am flexible, reliable, and detail-oriented, and I work hard to fulfill your objectives.


Materials I have edited include:

  • Academic proposals

  • Annual reports

  • Applications to graduate school

  • Cover letters and résumés

  • Educational materials

  • Essays

  • Fundraising material

  • Grant applications

  • Literary magazines

  • Marketing & promotional materials

  • Media releases

  • Memoirs

  • Newspaper articles

  • Novels

  • Policy & procedures manuals

  • Professional bios

  • Short stories

  • Web content


Please contact me to discuss how I can assist you with your editing needs.