Manuscript Copy Editors

We are attempting to create and maintain a list of copy editors, primarily for use in proofreading research manuscripts. The lists below provide names, contact information, and comments for each person or commercial website. We would appreciate suggestions for additional candidates and/or comments on those we already have on the list. Please send all such correspondence to

NameContact InformationComments
Abney, Teresa Proofreading, Copyediting, Formatting, Journal Articles, Research Papers, etc.
Bear, Sharon Lynn
(714) 878-6064
I work with faculty both on the initial manuscript submission and on revisions, based on reviewers’ comments. I would welcome the opportunity to work with you or your colleagues, who may desire assistance in getting published. To provide you with more detailed information on my education and experience, as well as how I work with faculty clients, please visit my website at
Bigger, Linda ND Alum, Local, Professional.
Bruckbauer, Catherine A.
(574) 520-2057
Cathy has a keen attention to detail and a vast array of editing experience, and is professional and personable.
East, Amy Academic copyediting and proofreading, including, but not limited to, articles and manuscripts for publication, theses/dissertations, and grant proposals. My background is in anthropology but I am willing to work outside those areas.
Foster, Denise

I am a freelance academic copy editor and proofreader with more than 10 years of experience in publishing. I specialize in scholarly nonfiction publications and primarily edit and proofread journal manuscripts and nonfiction trade books.

I am extremely proficient with the AMA Manual of Style, the APA Publication Manual, the Chicago Manual of Style, and the MLA Handbook. I am also a member of the Editorial Freelancers Association.

Green, Ashton I am a PhD student in History and Philosophy of Science with formal training and experience in linguistics, grammar, and tutoring writing. I also have practical experience copy editing writings in English as well as French translations in literature, philosophy, history, and am familiar with editing technical work as well.
Haigh, Kate | Kateproof I have been a freelance proofreader and copy-editor since 2010, and have worked for numerous international clients on a variety of academic articles, dissertations and theses, as well as chapters and complete books. Specialisms include the arts and social sciences, especially politics, history, philosophy, finance, business and management.

I am an Advanced Professional Member of the UK's Society for Editors and Proofreaders, have a BA Hons 2:1 in German and Politics, a Merit for the Publishing Training Centre's Distance Proofreading Course, plus other editing-related CPD and training.
Hughes, AJ
(574) 312-3078
Proofreading, Copy Editing, Dissertations, Theses, Research Papers, etc. I have edited numerous books and PhD dissertations, and I currently primarily with Chicago and APA styles.
Maye, Lynn Freehill Has worked as a writer and editor at MCOB's Deloitte Center.
Mahony, John I have been a freelance editor since 2001 for university presses and many other business, publishing and government clients, including proofreading over a hundred theses in all subjects. Experience with ESL writers. Student discounts. Contact me for a quote and a CV
The Edit Bureau
The Edit Bureau is a writing and editing service focused on academic and corporate writing, such as journal articles, reports, grant submissions and online content. We offer an extensive range of editing services, depending on your requirements, budget and level of English. At the most basic level, we provide assistance with proofreading, incorporating spelling, punctuation, grammar and sentence structure. At a more advanced level, we provide copyediting, which involves attention to writing style, tone and paragraph structure. We can also offer advice on referencing, formatting and basic statistics. We are experienced in editing, writing and research within the following disciplines: Health Sciences, Education, Business, Philosophy and Computer Science.
Raymond, Nicki

Medical and Social Science Proofreading Services

No pre-reading is required and we specialize in tight deadlines, hence we have a 12-24  hour turnaround service for work under 5,000 words.

A snapshot of what we proofread includes :
- Research papers
- Journal articles
- Conference posters
- Case studies/reports
- Clinical trials
- Proposals/Grants
- Essays
- Assignments
- Dissertations/Theses

We also assist English as a Second Language (ESL) students to achieve high levels of English proficiency in their writing. You will receive exceptional service from us, as we are a boutique business and proud of what we do.
We value your business, and so we have a loyalty system to acknowledge that. All return customers receive 10% off proofreading jobs with us!
Richardson, Pat 112 Hartland Hill
Woodstock, Vermont 05091
(802) 457-2674
Former FMA copy editor. $70/hr plus shipping and handling. Only accepts hard copies of manuscripts.
Ross, Carol I regularly undertake all kinds of proofreading, copy-editing and rewriting work for academic clients (in the US and abroad), including in Notre Dame. Some of these academics pay me privately for my work on their projects, and others request reimbursement from their institution or have me bill the institution directly. Such projects include academic/scientific journal publications and book projects, as well as intra-institutional reports and instructional materials. I have edited work in very diverse fields ranging from sociology to international law; political science to medical research; and of course business, accounting and management. I am familiar with a range of style guides and formatting requirements. I have prepared work to the specifications provided by many different universities, journals and book publishers, and have also done indexing. Note that as well as performing editing for academics, I also do editing of theses and dissertations for undergraduate and graduate students, as authorized by their institution.

My standard rates are $12 per 1000 words for proofreading, $20 per 1000 words for copy-editing, and $55 per 1000 words for rewriting. However, based on a sample of the material to be edited, I can often offer a custom rate that falls below or between these basic rates. In addition, I try to offer a 10 to 15% discount on substantial projects. Established clients often find it most beneficial to have me bill according to the amount of time the work actually takes, so that they are not paying extra to accommodate the comfort-margin necessarily built into an estimate. (Or, I can commit to an upper limit but bill for the time actually spent, if this works out less.)
Running Ink
Katie Lang & Taylor Duncan
Qualified and experienced, personalized, and committed.
  • Over 20 years combined editing, writing, and research experience.
  • We believe that establishing relationships with clients leads to improved outcomes. We assign one editor per project because we believe that writing is a conversation and getting to know our clients is a top priority.
  • Your success and satisfaction is our top priority and how we measure our success. We are dedicated to fully and completely getting to know each customer and creating a customized personal experience.
Thomas, Tracey PhD in English Literature. Editor/proofreader of articles, essays and dissertations. Experienced with business, technology, and humanities subjects.

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