Editor, proofreader, reader

Dublin 12

m. 087 7545459
e. emma.dunne.edits@gmail.com

Special interests:
Fiction (especially literary and crime), short stories, children’s and young adult, memoir, biography, history, general non-fiction, art and architecture.

Thirteen years of editing and proofreading experience, both in-house and freelance. Former managing editor of New Island, where I edited across a range of genres, from poetry and drama through fiction and memoir to academic non-fiction.

Work undertaken:
Structural editing, copy editing, proofreading, reader’s reports, manuscript assessment, rewriting.

Editing examples: 
E. R. Murray, The Book of Learning: Nine Lives Trilogy I, Mercier Press, 2015; Christine Dwyer Hickey, The Lives of Women, Atlantic Books UK, 2015; Alison Walsh, All That I Leave Behind, Hachette Ireland, 2015; Luke Waters, NYPD Green, Hachette Ireland, 2015; Journal of International Research in Children’s Literature, 7.1–7.2, 2014; Debbie Thomas, Class Act, Mercier Press, 2014; Christine Dwyer Hickey, The House on Parkgate Street and Other Dublin Stories, New Island, 2013; Alan Early, Arthur Quinn Trilogy, Mercier Press, 2011–13.

Proofreading examples:
Inis magazine, Children’s Books Ireland, 2014–15; Martina Reilly, That Day in June, Hachette Ireland, 2015; Patricia Forde, The Wordsmith, Little Island, 2015; Annual Report 2014, RTÉ, 2015; Simon Fitzmaurice, It’s Not Yet Dark, Hachette Ireland, 2014; Prospectus 2015, UCD, 2014; Deirdre Sullivan, Improper Order, Little Island, 2014.