QUINN, Síne, BA (Hons), MPhil (Children’s Literature at Trinity College Dublin), Judge for CBI Children’s Book of the Year Awards 2013

Copy-editor, writer, researcher, project manager, proofreader and reader

Rathmines, Dublin 6
m. 086 823 2658
e. sinelquinn@gmail.com

Special interests:
Children’s and YA literature, literature, education, fiction and non-fiction, history, spirituality/religion.

Experience:
Over nineteen years’ editorial experience: worked in New York (publishing company and a literary agency); assistant editor and publication co-ordinator with Veritas; editor with Carroll Heinemann; managing editor with Blackrock Publishing; editor with The O’Brien Press; freelance editor.

Work undertaken:
All areas of editing, on-screen editing (Mac and PC), proofreading, project management, writing, rewriting, ghost writing, publicity writing, fact checking, photo and picture editing, research, artwork briefs and copyright permissions.

Examples:
Editor: Bardon, Hallelujah (Gill & Macmillan, 2015); Kennedy and McDermott, About Face (Gill & Macmillan, 2015); copyeditor: Bhreathnach-Lynch, 50 Works of Irish Art (Gill & Macmillan, 2015); copyeditor: Griffin, Stormweaver, The O’Brien Press, 2016; copyeditor: Griffin, Cage of Roots, The O’Brien Press, 2015; editor: Chambers and Lewis, Make Your Mark (English, 2nd and 3rd Year TRB), Folens, 2015; sub editor: Inis Reading Guide (12-14) – Magazine for Children’s Books Ireland, 2015; co-editor of Imagine Nations, the website of IBBY Ireland (www.ibbyireland.ie) and International Children’s Book Day 2014; Abel, The Great Tooth Fairy Mystery, TCKL Creative, 2012; Harling, It’s Not the Way to Live, It’s the Way to Die, YBooks, 2011; McCaffrey, Cocaine Wars, Merlin, 2010; Prendergast, The Romanian Builder, The O’Brien Press, 2009. A full list of titles available on request.