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Jane Elias | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 2, 2013

Jane Elias

Sharp, meticulous editing to help your prose pop.
   United States
  |   Brooklyn, NY

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $38

I have been working in book publishing as a freelance copy editor, proofreader, and production editor since 2000, and I have 17 years of experience in the industry, both on the editorial and production sides of the business. My main areas of interest are fiction (novels and short story collections), memoir, history, biography, pop culture, theater/drama, and poetry. I have an excellent command of grammar and usage, a good ear for dialogue and voice, and the ability to work quickly and accurately when the job requires it. Whether you are...

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Employment

Lyons Press
Production Editor/Reprint Manager
1997 - 2000
Copyedited manuscripts, press releases, jacket copy, catalog copy, and ad copy; wrote catalog and website copy; hired/supervised staff of freelance copy editors and proofreaders; maintained...
John Wiley & Sons
Editorial Assistant
1995 - 1997
Prepared manuscripts for production; assisted Chemistry Publisher; acted as liaison between authors and off-site editors

Education

New York University
MFA, Creative Writing, Poetry
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Duke University
BA, English
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