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, narrative non-fiction, cookery and art.

Fifteen 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, manuscript critiques, reader’s reports.

Editing examples: 
Finn Ní Fhaolain, Finn’s World: Do What You Love, Love What You Eat, Gill Books, 2017; Michael Harding, Talking to Strangers, Hachette Ireland, 2016; Catherine Fulvio, A Taste of Home, Gill Books, 2016; Ciara Geraghty, This Is Now, Hachette Ireland, 2016; E.R. Murray, The Nine Lives Trilogy, books 1 and 2, Mercier Press, 2015–16; Christine Dwyer Hickey, The Lives of Women, Atlantic Books UK, 2015; Mary Kennedy, What Matters, Hachette Ireland, 2015; 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:
Muriel Bolger, Family Business, Hachette Ireland, 2017; Jane Mitchell, A Dangerous Crossing, Little Island, 2017; Christine Hamill, The Best Medicine, Little Island, 2016; Deirdre Sullivan, Needlework, Little Island, 2016; Peter Varga, Humans of Ireland, Gill Books, 2016; Maeve Higgins, Off You Go, Hachette Ireland, 2015; Inis magazine, Children’s Books Ireland, 2014–17; Patricia Forde, The Wordsmith, Little Island, 2015.