Ryerson University

Book Publishing Program, Copy Editing and Substantive Editing, 2000/2001

University of Guelph

MA English, 1999

University of Toronto

Four Year BA Literary Studies and Political Science, 1998

Professional Associations and Development

Editors Association of Canada/Association canadienne des réviseurs (EAC)
Indexing Society of Canada/Société canadienne d'indexation (ISC/SCI)
Various conferences, seminars, courses by EAC, ISC/SCI, BookExpo Canada, Centennial College, University of Toronto Continuing Education, Magazines Canada, OMDC (Ontario Media Development Corporation), Canada Magazine Fund

Teaching, Presentations

Ryerson University Publishing Program

Indexing, Winter 2010

Various courses, seminars, and presentations for:
Humber Creative Book Publishing Program
Editors Association of Canada/Association canadienne des réviseurs (EAC)
George Brown College
Alberta Magazine Publishers' Association
Centennial College, Centre for Creative Communication
Mags University, Magazines Canada

Arts Hamilton Lit Awards 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Marker, Scholarship Exams, Victoria University in the University of Toronto 2001 to 2004

Project Management

Co-Editor, Dance Issue, Descant 147, Winter 2009
Managing Editor, Descant Literary Magazine, July 2001 to July 2006
Multi-year Ontario Trillium Foundation grant, Descant Arts & Letters Foundation, July 2004 to July 2006
Editor, Barbara Gowdy, Descant 132, Spring 2006
Diabetes Education, College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC), 2001


“On Choreography: In Conversation with Danny Grossman,” Descant 147, 2009
“Profiling Rosemary Shipton: An Accidental Editor,” Active Voice, Editors’ Association of Canada, 2007
Editorial Technique for Small Magazine, Magazines Canada, 2006
“Filming Gowdy” Barbara Gowdy, Descant 132, Spring, 2006
Various government and private foundation grants

Volunteer Experience

Co-president (2009 to Present); Member at Large, Publicity (2003 to 2009), Indexing Society of Canada/Société canadienne d'indexation (ISC/SCI)
Editor on editorial board, Descant Literary Magazine, 2006 to Present
Editors Association of Canada/Association canadienne des réviseurs (EAC), 2005 to present
Small Magazine Committee, Magazines Canada, 2005 to 2008

Previous Professional Experience

Clinic Manager, Sutherland-Chan Massage Therapy Clinic, 1993–1998
Consultant, David Wood Food Shop, The Kitchen Table, 1980–1993
Co-owner/Manager, Five Believers' Batiks: Toronto, Palm Beach, Southampton, 1972–1980
Dancer, Dance Instructor, Toronto Dance Theatre, 1966–1972

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