Editorial Work

The Norwich RecordNorwich_Spring_2017_Record_cover

Acting Editor
2017 – present

Assistant Editor/Features Editor
2013 – 2017

The Dog River Crier

Tri-annual publication of the Northfield Historical Society
2016 – present

New Madrid journal of contemporary literatureCover_Summer16-web

Managing Editor
2010 – 2011, 2012 – present

Assistant Managing Editor
2008 – 2010

Freelance Editing/ProofreadingCover-Wier

Late Night, Early Morning: Stories
by Allen Wier
University of Tennessee Press, 2017

The Cost of Doing Business
by Jonathan Ashley
Down & Out Books, 2018 (third printing)

Publications International, Ltd.

I worked in the acquisitions department of PIL’s General Books division for a collective total of five years, from 2000 to 2007 (accounting for a two-year hiatus during which I returned to television). In those years, I rose from acquisitions assistant to senior acquisitions editor. It was an interesting time to work in publishing. When I started out, some writers were still submitting manuscripts composed on typewriters (though email had taken hold) and we were more likely to receive giant FedEx boxes of slides from photographers than links to online galleries. At my exit, the industry had made the digital transition, and other changes were afoot that continued to dramatically alter the world of book and magazine publishing.

It’s tough to list all the projects I worked on, but here are a few highlights: