Recent Highlights

Copy Editor:




  • Trade publishers: Between the Lines, House of Anansi, Penguin Random House Canada
  • Publishing consultants: Page Two Strategies
  • Organizations:  Art Canada Institute, Azrieli Foundation


  • Publishers: Frederick Harris Music, Goose Lane, Harcourt Brace, HarperCollins, Irwin Law, LifeTree Media, Pearson Canada, Stoddart, Talonbooks, Thomson Nelson
  • Communications studios: bmir/Bryan Mills & Associates, gordongroup, The Works Design Communications (employee 1999–2004)
  • Organizations: The United Church of Canada, Communications Unit, General Council Office (employee 2004–2018); The Change Foundation; Children’s Aid Society of Toronto; Heritage Toronto



  • Editors’ Association of Canada, Certified Professional Editor, 2010


  • Yale University School of Music, Master of Music (cello performance), 1988
  • Queen’s University, Bachelor of Music, Honours, 1985

Selected Courses and Workshops:

  • Humber College, Editing Indigenous Manuscripts, 2017
  • Toronto Metropolitan University, Indexing for Books, Journals, and Reports, 2016
  • Tech Forum/ebookcraft, Toronto, 2015
  • Digital Book World, New York City, 2014
  • University of Toronto, Faculty of Information Studies, Information Architecture, 2002
  • Toronto Metropolitan University, Substantive and Line Editing, 1998
  • Toronto Metropolitan University, Copy Editing for Books, Journals, and Reports, 1997 (Eve Orpen award)
  • Centennial College, Bell Centre for Creative Communications, Writing for Multimedia, 1997

Other Experience

  • Writer: published in Musicworks  (2004–2008) and Mandate (United Church of Canada) (2007–2009; 2016–2017) magazines
  • Literacy tutor: Dixon Hall (2015–2016)
  • Social services front-line support worker (1988–1993): Metropolitan Toronto Association for Community Living, Reena Foundation, L’Arche Daybreak
  • Music performance: Brampton Indie Arts Festival, Guelph Jazz Festival, North by Northeast, Pop Montreal, SoundAxis, Sweet Magic London, Toronto Biennial, Wavelength, X Avant Festival (curious? see my musician’s site)