VON NOORDEN, Djinn, MA

Editor, project manager, publishers’ reader, script consultant

Dublin 6
e. djinnvn@gmail.com


Languages:

Fluent French and German

Special interests:
Biography, memoir, literary fiction, history, art history

Experience:
Twenty years’ experience, in-house and freelance, in Ireland and the UK: currently editor at the Lilliput Press; reader for the Jonathan Williams Literary Agency; freelance editor at EDCO; previously project editor at Dorling Kindersley Children’s Books, London

Work undertaken:
Every aspect of the editorial process: copy-editing and proofreading; manuscript evaluation and reader’s reports; structural edits, writing/rewriting

Examples:
John Turpin, A History of the Royal Hibernian Academy; Eva O’Cathaoir, Soldiers of Liberty: A Study of Fenianism 1858–1908; Christopher Fitz-Simon, ‘Rise Above!’ The Letters of Tyrone Guthrie; Cormac O’Malley, ‘Nobody’s Business’: The Aran Diaries of Ernie O’Malley 1941–1956; Adrian Frazier, The Adulterous Muse; André Bernold (trans. Max McGuinness), Beckett’s Friendship; Dick Benson-Gyles, T.E Lawrence: The Boy in the Mask; Caroline Preston, This Tumult; Rowan Somerville, Beat: The True Story of a Suicide Bomb and a Heart; Tim Jackson (ed.), Frozen in Time: The Fagel Collection in the Library of Trinity College; William King, A Lost Tribe; Mike Scott, Adventures of a Waterboy; Ciaran Carty, Intimacy With Strangers (all Lilliput Press); Bono et al., Sons+Fathers; Susan Ryan, Restaurant Patrick Gilbaud: The first 30 Years (both Hospice Press); Abenteuer Deutsch (Junior Cert German, EDCO).