Eva Fairnell | Experienced Copy-Editor & Proofreader


Qualifications and memberships

PhD Archaeology University of York 2012
MSc Zooarchaeology University of York 2003
BSc Environmental Biology and Anthropology Oxford Polytechnic 1985
Advanced member Society of Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP) Since 1995
Ordinary fellow Society of Antiquaries of Scotland Since 2004

Employment history

Copy-editor and project manager, freelance Various projects, including the examples below, from copy-editing and proofreading one-off textbooks and monographs, to managing a series of highly illustrated, multi-authored, revision guides, to maintaining the monthly flow of copy for journals over the long term. My clients have included English Heritage, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Taylor & Francis, Wiley-Blackwell, HarperCollins and Heinemann 1993–​present
Language editor, freelance Editing and rewriting academic papers, articles and newsletters, many pre-peer review, for Compuscript Ltd 2011–​present
Editor, freelance Collating, editing, formatting, uploading and emailing a web-based weekly newsletter, for the Department of Archaeology, University of York 2009–​present
Language editor and copy-editor, freelance Editing accepted papers for the journal Cytotherapy, for Informa Healthcare, using a bespoke online interface and adhering to a prompt turnaround 2000–​2012
Editorial assistant, freelance Using the ScholarOne Manuscripts system to manage editors, reviewers and authors through the submission and peer-review processes for the International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, for the Department of Archaeology, University of York, and John Wiley & Sons 2004–​2012
Managing editor, in-house Managing the pre-press publication programme of a varied range of books and lists, for York Publishing Services, York 2000–​2002
Desk editor, in-house Copy-editing the guidance materials for teachers and internal documents for the National Curriculum Council, York 1991–​1993
Copy-editor, in-house Copy-editing, proofreading and managing typesetters, illustrators and printers for a varied suite of journals for Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford and Edinburgh 1987–​1991