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Rachel B. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Oct 16, 2013

Rachel B.

Expert Editor
   United States
  |   Menlo Park, CA

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Minimum Hourly Rate $38

Hello! As an editor, my goal is to help make your project the best -- the clearest, the cleanest, the most creative, the most concise -- it can be, all the while maintaining your authentic voice. I've worked in editorial in a variety of media, both new and traditional: I've written and edited for a number of small literary magazines, a national food blog, a political newspaper, and a nonfiction book imprint. I also recently earned my master's in English Studies from Cambridge University. My interests are at once deep and varied, so chances...

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Metropolitan Books
Editorial Assistant
2011 - 2012
Read and evaluated all submissions to imprint (primarily political journalism, cultural criticism, and translation) Prepared manuscripts and related materials for publication Managed...
The Nation Magazine
Fact Checker; Research Assistant
2011 - 2011
Fact checked articles for weekly magazine, as well as longer investigative and book projects Assisted Editor-in-Chief Katrina vanden Heuvel with long- and short-term research; also interned with...
Serious Eats
Writer & Editorial Intern
2010 - 2011
Prepared reviews and recipes for publication online Wrote installments of regular features “A Sandwich a Day” and “The United States of Pizza” (Mississippi) Researched restaurants in New York...
Zoetrope: All-Story
Editorial Assistant
2008 - 2008
Read and evaluated submissions, corresponded with writers for Fall 2008 issue Assisted with day-to-day working of magazine, including management of subscriptions Judged submissions to annual...
McSweeney's & The Believer
Editorial Intern
2005 - 2006
Fact-checker for Believer magazine, and books including The Believer Book of Writers Talking to Writers, The Polysyllabic Spree, Housekeeping vs. The Dirt Copyeditor for the Believer and...

Education

Cambridge University
Masters of Philosophy, English Studies
2012 - 2013
Princeton University
Bachelor of Arts, English & American Studies
2006 - 2010
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