Book Editing

The Devotional for Black Women - Ulysses Press (January 2024)

Role: Developmental Editor

I worked alongside the associate editor and author to improve the manuscript's content and structure. My primary goals included: refining the tone of the book, identifying holes in the text, ensuring writing consistency, and suggesting and making copy edits. 

Journal for STEM Leadership & Broadening Participation – The Center for the Advancement of STEM Leadership

Roles: Editor, Writer

For the inaugural issue of this HBCU academic journal, I was selected as one of two manuscript editors. My tasks included reviewing and editing manuscripts using the APA
Publication Manual.  

Upon completetion of the rigorous editing process, I contributed two portraiture pieces to be published alongside the academic articles. 

The Autism Workbook for Parents – Ulysses Press (March 2024)

Role: Copy Editor

Originally published in the early 2000s, The Autism Workbook is now slated for a 2024 re-issue. Along with redesigning the cover, the publisher wanted to update the book's language to match currently acceptable terminologies and descriptions. I took charge of copy editing the existing manuscript to prepare the book for publishing.

Demystifying Promotion & Tenure: A Resource For Black Women – PLR Consulting Services (December 4, 2021)

Role: Editor

After the success of her newsletter guiding women on the tenure track, Dr. Pamela Leggett-Robinson of PLR Consulting decided to compile her expertise into a book that could reach a wider audience of women in academia. Through a recommendation from my former employee, I was selected as the book's editor. I worked with the author from the early stages to publication - which included rigorous stages of developmental and copy editing.