I am a versatile professional with more than thirty years of experience as a writer and book editor for major publishing companies. My 80+ published books include beginning and leveled readers, chapter books, and longer works of nonfiction. I've written on a variety of topics, from sport biographies to extreme bugs to polar exploration.
West Cambridge Associates
August 2013 – April 2019
Edited manuscripts and wrote leveled readers
Healthy Aging Magazine
April 2013 – August 2014
Edited articles and recipes
Writer for Press4Kids
November 2012 – August 2013
Wrote news articles for News-O-Matic application
April 2008 – December 2009 (1 year 9 months)
Conceptualized, edited, art directed, and packaged licensed and non-licensed children's books both fiction and nonfiction for various trade publishers; worked in tandem with freelance illustrators, designers, and production personnel; wrote various books on staff; managed schedules.
Nancy Hall, Inc
January 1992 – January 2007
Assigned and supervised writers, artists, and photo researchers; edited manuscripts; tracked projects from manuscript stage to electronic file for various trade publishers.
January 1990 – January 1991
Wrote and edited activity book manuscripts for Collier's Reading Plus Program; helped develop an
accompanying board game
Contract Copy Editor
January 1982 – January 1986
Macmillan Educational Company
Brooklyn College (CUNY)
BA in English, graduated magna cum laud