BURKEY, Neil, MA

Editor, author, proofreader, copy-editor and project manager

Dublin 8
m. 086 270 9298
e. niburkey@yahoo.com

Special interests:
Non-fiction trade, history, arts, current affairs.

Experience:
Senior Project Editor at London-based illustrated publisher Third Millennium for nearly 15 years (Interim Publishing Director, 2016); freelance since 2008, having project managed and edited books for arts and educational institutions – including Oxbridge colleges, US universities and the European Court of Human Rights – and trade publishers, including Faber & Faber (UK), Profile Books (UK), Scala Arts (UK) and Gill Books (Ireland). Also a published author, with six pieces in the Dublin Review since 2009, and many feature articles appearing in the Irish Times, the UK Independent and elsewhere. Winner of an Arts Council Ireland Literature Bursary Award in 2015.

Work undertaken:
Copy-editing, proofreading, writing/rewriting and project management.

Clients include:
The European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg [project manager]; Merton College, Oxford [project manager, copy-editor, proofreader]; Blackrock College, Dublin [project manager]; the Bush Theatre, London [editor and project manager]; Pepperdine University, Malibu [project manager, editor and author]; Warwick School, Warwick [project manager, copy-editor, proofreader]; and St Edward’s School, Oxford [project manager, copy-editor, proofreader].