Find an Editor

This list of area members includes only members who have asked to be listed. To add, change, or remove your listing, please contact novascotia.twig@editors.ca.

Please contact the member directly for information about their availability, rates and services. Editors Nova Scotia does not represent or endorse the editors listed here.


Nicola Aquino

nicola@spitandpolishediting.com or spitandpolishediting.com

My primary focus currently is developmental editing (includes both structural and stylistic editing) of fiction. To date most work has been in fantasy.


Anne Curry

anne.curry@eastlink.ca

I edit non-fiction of all sorts and lengths, from magazine articles to research anthologies. I particularly enjoy editing theses, dissertations, and other academic documents in the arts and social sciences. I am most familiar with APA style (but regularly use others).

Barbara Daniels-Lake

barbdl@eastlink.ca

I specialize in scientific editing, for scientific research papers, science books, brochures, and related information.  My experience includes more than 20 years of research in plant biology, authoring dozens of scientific papers,  peer-review of research manuscripts submitted to scientific journals for publication, substantive/format/copy editing of books and manuscripts, writing research proposals, grant applications and research reports for various audiences.

Cindy Dockendorff

cindyd@editors.ca

I’m a stylistic and copy editor with a background in IT and small business management. I’ve worked on business proposals, marketing and web materials, as well as indie fiction and cookbooks.

Christine Gordon Manley

christinegordonmanley@gmail.com or christine@manleymannmedia.com

I’ve been a freelance editor for almost 15 years, and I’ve been blessed to work in all kinds of industries and genres. I’ve edited science fiction manuscripts, memoirs, cookbooks, children’s literature, middle-grade fiction, young adult, pieces on health and wellness, journal articles, manuscripts for self-published authors, blogs about yoga, copy for insurance agencies, websites for travel agencies, emails for animal training, educational resources for pre-K, K, and grades 1–3, reports on mental health … you name it, my eyes have likely seen it.Currently, I co-own writing–editing business Manley Mann Media (http://manleymannmedia.com/). I also offer authors marketing services through this business. I’m also an author, and my first published book (children’s) is available through Breakwater Books (The Secret of Bowring Park).

Margo Grant

gomargo@eastlink.ca

I have experience copy editing RFP responses and other non-fiction. My background is in graphic design. My areas of interest include music, history, design, urban planning, and architecture.

Glenna M. Jenkins

glennamjenkins1@gmail.com

I specialize in academic/scholarly editing in business, economics, finance, government, international development, international relations, politics, sustainable development and the environment.

Fazeela Jiwa

fazeelajiwa@gmail.com or fazeelajiwa.com

I specialize in editing scholarly writing, with a special interest in social justice and critical politics, and I have experience in the fields of political theory, cultural studies, international relations, history, literature, and sociology.


Susan Joudrey, PhD

sujoudrey@gmail.com

For over a decade I’ve edited, copyedited, and created web content, educational resources, presentations, reports, research papers, journal articles, book manuscripts, letters and speeches. I developed my unique skill set by studying history, performance, and education. My specializations include: educational and academic writing/editing; writing and editing for cultural institutions; curriculum creation and editing; and editing for clarity, cultural inclusion and gendered language. The Royal Ontario Museum, Oxford University Press, Halifax Regional Municipality, Canadian Museum of History, Parks Canada, and UBC Press are some of my previous clients.

Kaitlin Littlechild

klittlechildediting@outlook.com  or  https://www.kaitlinlittlechildediting.ca/

I provide developmental editing, copy editing, and proofreading of texts from all disciplines (with expertise in the areas of public health, health communication, addiction, and biological sciences). I have worked with Canadian and international clients using Canadian, British, and American English. I edit fiction, non-fiction, web content, academic writing, business communication, advertising, and more.

Patricia MacDonald

powerplayediting@gmail.com

I specialize in copy editing and proofreading books about sports, coaching, and physical education.

Margaret MacQuarrie

margaret@wordperson.ca or wordperson@gmail.com or wordperson.ca

I have 30+ years’ experience as a writer and know how to work with fellow writers to make sure your communication is clear, correct, and consistent. I do copy editing, substantive editing, plain language editing, and proofreading. Specialties are annual reports, government documents, and corporate communications


Valerie Mansour

vmansour@eastlink.ca

With a background in journalism, I can help you tell your story. I specialize in editing non-fiction writing in various fields including immigration, politics, and food.

Erin Miller

erin.miller@editors.ca or theeyrieediting.com or (Facebook) @theeyrieediting

Editors Canada ODE listing editors.ca/directory/erin-miller

I offer line/stylistic editing, copy editing, and proofreading. While I am open to and interested in editing in many different areas, and I specialize in fiction—especially children’s fiction (including fiction for young children, middle grades, and YA), academic editing, and marketing and online materials.

Jena Parsons

jenaparsons@editors.ca

My area(s) of specialty are: YA fiction; copy and stylistic editing; and manuscript appraisals.

Alexandra Peace

alex@alexandrapeace.com or AlexandraPeace.com

I edit and proofread nonfiction documents (book length or shorter) on science, business, homeschooling, health, and special diets, and I index just about anything.


Rose Poirier

rosiepoirier2000@gmail.com

I have 25 years of experience in writing and editing and a degree in Public Relations. Much of my work has been for health care and education, along with a bit for business, military and sports. History, events, design, cultures (Acadian, Scottish, and Indigenous), and travel spark my mind. Time spent in the UK helps lend me an ear for the British language. Contact me for a chat!

Paula Sarson

sarson@bellaliant.net or paulasarson.com

PLS Editing Services brings 23 years of dedication to collaborate and deliver manuscript evaluations, stylistic editing, copyediting, and proofreading of a wide array of non-fiction, literary fiction, creative non-fiction, and academic texts for book publishers, art galleries, and private individuals.

Jamie Serran

jserran@gmail.com

I offer copy editing and stylistic editing of non-fiction material, including reports, proposals, and funding applications. Areas of specialty/interest include archives and heritage, history, and health and fitness.

Nicole Watkins Campbell

nicolewcampbell26@icloud.com or watkinscampbell.com

I have edited everything from bookmarks to non-fiction books, including government reports, not-for-profit annual reports, and website text. I have written speeches, backgrounders for legislation, and promotional copy for concerts and other events. I appreciate people who write because I know the process, and I know I’d rather edit.