McKEEVER, Susan, BA (Hons)

Copy-editor, proofreader, project manager, writer, ghostwriter

Portobello,
Dublin 8

t. 01 657 0336
m. 086 896 2479
e. susan.mckeever@yahoo.co.uk
w. www.susanmckeever.biz

Languages:
French

Special interests:
Education (all levels), children’s non-fiction and fiction, natural history, classics, history, natural living and health, fitness, cookery.

Experience:
More than twenty-five years’ experience as project editor, senior editor and producer on the staff of international publishers including Dorling Kindersley Publishing in London and Scholastic Inc. in San Francisco. Freelance editor for ten years.

Work undertaken:
Editing, proofreading (on-screen and hard copy), writing, rewriting, ghostwriting, book development, picture sourcing and research, copyright clearance, artwork commissioning, script and manuscript assessment and reporting.

Examples:
The Happy Pear – Recipes for Happiness, Penguin Ireland, 2018; Modern Europe and the Wider World, Revised Edition, Gill Education, 2018; A Sense of Home by Helen James, Hachette, 2017; Just English Core Literacy Skills (Junior Infants to Fourth Class), Educate.ie, 2017; Step Up! Junior Cycle English for First Year, Folens, 2014; I Belong Social, Personal and Health Education (Books 1 to 3), Folens, 2012 and 2013; Discover More … Ocean, Scholastic New York, 2012; Leaving Certificate: History and Appreciation of Art, Folens, 2011; Leaving Certificate History: European Retreat from Empire and the Aftermath, Folens, 2010; Infinity: Tree, Weldon Owen Publishing (Australia), 2010; Leaving Certificate History: Politics and Society in Northern Ireland, 1949-1993, Folens, 2009; Dorling Kindersley Science Encyclopedia, Dorling Kindersley, 1993 (Senior Editor); Pocket Guide to Ancient Rome, Dorling Kindersley, 1995 (author). See www.susanmckeever.biz for more titles.