Editor, indexer, proofreader, writer
We were there: 77 women of the Easter Rising 1916 by Mary McAuliffe and Liz Gillis, Dublin City Libraries, 2016; The Lion Tamer Dreams of Office Work: An Anthology of Poetry by the Hibernian Writers, Alba Publishing, 2015; Poetry Focus 2017 LC, Gill & MacMillan, 2015; Post-Primary Teachers’ Yearbook, Folens, 2014; Positive Economics, EDCO, 2012; Maurice Craig: Photographs, ed. Amanda Bell, The Lilliput Press, 2011; Less Stress More Success Geography for Junior Cert and Less Stress More Success Geography for Leaving Cert, Gill & MacMillan, 2011; writing/editing promotional literature for Technopath, finalists for Entrepreneur of the Year Award, 2010.
Academic humanities; architecture and natural history; children’s literature (I review for Children’s Books Ireland, volunteer for Fighting Words and have tutored on ‘Coming of Age Narratives’ in UCD); cookery; ecology and environmental issues; poetry; tourism (Bord Fáilte-approved national tour guide, French-speaking). I enjoy working with artists and craftspersons, and have a City and Guilds diploma in design and embroidered textiles.
Freelance since 1997. Formerly with the Lilliput Press and H.W. Wilson.
Certificate in Desktop Publishing (Adobe Acrobat, InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator), Griffith College, Oct 2015–Jan 2016.
Publishing Design Day, run by Publishing Ireland, 2015.
On-screen editing with Microsoft Word, run by Publishing Ireland, 2014.