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Portfolio

A selection of my favorites among the books I copyedited

Young Adult

Cover image of "Strange the Dreamer," a young adult novel by Laini Taylor
Cover image of "Muse of Nightmares," a young adult novel by Laini Taylor
Cover image of "The Astonishing Color of After," a young adult novel by Emily X. R. Pan
Cover image of "Before the Devil Breaks You," a young adult novel by Libba Bray
Cover image of "Bright Lights, Dark Nights," a young adult novel by Stephen Emond
Cover image of "Broken Beautiful Hearts," a young adult novel by Kami Garcia
Cover image of "Empire of Storms," a young adult novel by Sarah J. Maas
Cover image of "Tower of Dawn," a young adult novel by Sarah J. Maas
Cover image of "Kingdom of Ash," a young adult novel by Sarah J. Maas
Cover image of "A Court of Frost and Starlight," a young adult novella by Sarah J. Maas
Cover image of "Girls of Paper and Fire," a young adult novel by Natasha Ngan
Cover image of "Every Exquisite Thing," a young adult novel by Matthew Quick
Cover image of "Because You Love to Hate Me," a young adult anthology edited by Ameriie
Cover image of "Holding Smoke," a young adult novel by Elle Cosimano
Cover image of "The Drowned Cities," a young adult novel by Paolo Bacigalupi
Cover image of "Tool of War," a young adult novel by Paolo Bacigalupi
Cover image of "Up to This Pointe," a young adult novel by Jennifer Longo
Cover image of "A Shadow Bright and Burning," a young adult novel by Jessica Cluess
Cover image of "This Story Is a Lie," a young adult novel by Tom Pollock
Cover image of "Conviction," a young adult novel by Kelly Loy Gilbert
Cover image of "Batman: Nightwalker," a young adult novel by Marie Lu
Cover image of "Dear Evan Hansen," a young adult novel by Val Emmich, with Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek, and Justin Paul
Cover image of "Belles," a young adult novel by Jen Calonita
Cover image of "Invictus," a young adult novel by Ryan Graudin
Cover image of "Rose Under Fire," a young adult novel by Elizabeth Wein
Cover image of "Black Dove, White Raven," a young adult novel by Elizabeth Wein
Cover image of "96 Words for Love," a young adult novel by Rachel Roy and Ava Dash
Cover image of "Saving Montgomery Sole," a young adult novel by Mariko Tamaki
Cover image of "The Butterfly Code," a young adult novel by Sue Wyshynski
Cover image of "Girl in the Blue Coat," a young adult novel by Monica Hesse

Middle Grade and Chapter Books

Cover image of "Dumpling Days," a middle grade novel by Grace Lin
Cover image of "Starry River of the Sky," a middle grade novel by Grace Lin
Cover image of "When the Sea Turned to Silver," a middle grade novel by Grace Lin
Cover image of "The Science of Breakable Things," a middle grade novel by Tae Keller
Cover image of "The Real McCoys," a middle grade novel by Matthew Swanson and Robbi Behr
Cover image of "The Real McCoys: Two's a Crowd," a middle grade novel by Matthew Swanson and Robbi Behr
Cover image of "The Sasquatch Escape," a middle grade novel by Suzanne Selfors
Cover image of "The Fairy Swarm," a middle grade novel by Suzanne Selfors
Cover image of "Smells Like Treasure," a middle grade novel by Suzanne Selfors
Cover image of "Wish Upon a Sleepover," a middle grade novel by Suzanne Selfors
Cover image of "Night of the Living Worms," a graphic novel by Dave Coverly
Cover image of "Night of the Living Shadows," a graphic novel by Dave Coverly
Cover image of "Ling & Ting Share a Birthday," a chapter book by Grace Lin
Cover image of "Ling & Ting: Twice as Silly," a chapter book by Grace Lin
Cover image of "Quinny & Hopper," a chapter book by Adriana Brad Schanen
Cover image of "Quinny & Hopper: Partners in Slime," a chapter book by Adriana Brad Schanen
Cover image of "The Friendship War," a middle grade novel by Andrew Clements
Cover image of "The Star Thief," a middle grade novel by Lindsey Becker
Cover image of "Ever After High: Fairy's Got Talent," a middle grade novel by Suzanne Selfors
Cover image of "Ever After High: Once Upon a Pet," a collection of short stories by Suzanne Selfors
Cover image of "Nikki on the Line," a middle grade novel by Barbara Carroll Roberts
Cover image of "The Great Pet Escape," a graphic novel by Victoria Jamieson
Cover image of "Ever After High: The Storybook of Legends," a middle grade novel by Shannon Hale
Cover image of "The Legend of Shadow High," a middle grade novel by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale
Cover image of "The Time-Traveling Fashionista at the Palace of Marie Antoinette," a middle grade novel by Bianca Turetsky

Picture Books and Board Books

Cover image of "A Crankenstein Valentine," a picture book by Samantha Berger and Dan Santat
Cover image of "Beekle," a picture book by Dan Santat
Cover image of "When Bob Met Woody," a picture book by Gary Golio and Marc Burckhardt
Cover image of "Forget-Me-Nots: Poems to Learn by Heart," a poetry anthology selected by Mary Ann Hoberman, with illustrations by Michael Emberley
Cover image of "Rory the Dinosaur: Me and My Dad," a picture book by Liz Climo
Cover image of "Julie Andrews' Treasury for All Seasons," a poetry anthology selected by Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton
Cover image of "Babies Ruin Everything," a picture book by Matthew Swanson and Robbi Behr
Cover image of "Everywhere, Wonder," a picture book by Matthew Swanson and Robbi Behr
Cover image of "Finding Winnie," a picture book by Lindsay Mattick and Sophie Blackall
Cover image of "Gus & Me," a picture book by Keith Richards and Theodora Richards
Cover image of "The Very Fairy Princess: Graduation Girl!" a picture book by Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton
Cover image of "The Crane Girl," a picture book by Curtis Manley and Lin Wang
Cover image of "Underwater Dogs: Kids Edition," a picture book by Seth Casteel
Cover image of "Underwater Doggies Colors," a board book by Seth Casteel
Cover image of "Underwater Doggies 1, 2, 3," a board book by Seth Casteel
Cover image of "Red Knit Cap Girl," a picture book by Naoko Stoop
Cover image of "Red Knit Cap Girl to the Rescue," a picture book by Naoko Stoop
Cover image of "Red Knit Cap Girl and the Reading Tree," a picture book by Naoko Stoop
Cover image of "Steve, Raised by Wolves," a picture book by Jared Chapman
Cover image of "Pirate, Viking & Scientist," a picture book by Jared Chapman
Cover image of "Martin & Mahalia: His Words, Her Song," a picture book by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney
Cover image of "Marti's Song for Freedom," a picture book by Emma Otheguy and Beatriz Vidal
Cover image of "Feathered Dinosaurs," a picture book by Brenda Z. Guiberson and William Low
Cover image of "Take a Picture of Me, James VanDerZee!" a picture book by Andrea J. Loney and Keith Mallett

Other Work

A selection of blog posts and newspaper articles I wrote

The importance of checking facts when editing fiction (ACES, the Society for Editing)
Getting the freelance projects you want (Copyediting.com)
Middle grade or young adult? (Copyediting.com)
Book review: Family’s story illuminates life under mullahs (The Philadelphia Inquirer)
Book review: An Iranian woman stunned by prison and torture (The Philadelphia Inquirer)
Talk to the animals (The Philadelphia Inquirer)
Come to the Faire, page 1, page 2 (The Philadelphia Inquirer)