Resume – Editing




  • Editing for ESL writers: grammar, style, and clarity; conversion to U.S. English
  • Educational editing, copy editing, writing, and course development, including ESL and learning disabled.
  • APA style and academic editing.
  • Technical editing and writing for archaeology, health care, and business.
  • Medical editing.
  • Romance, mystery, and memoirs.

Experience Highlights

Editing and Publishing                                1988 – present; 100% freelance 2011-present


  • Overturned Bucket, Rose Spader, Author, 2016, Winner, NM Historic Preservation Division Heritage Publication Award
  • Just One More Dog, Abbie Ghini, Author, 2015
  • Peninsula/Peninsula, Spanish-English translation. 2012. Hernan Lara Zavala, Author, Dick Gerdes, Translator, via National Endowment for the Arts grant
  • Just a Kiss, 2012. Author, Bonnie S. Mata, Finalist, International Latino Book Award, Romance Category

Copy Editor, Proofreader:

  • Jack’s Heart, Spanish translation. 2015. Patricia McLinn, Author
  • Wyoming Wildflowers Trilogy, Spanish translation. 2013-2015 Patricia McLinn, Author.
  • Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine. Penny Publications, New York, NY, 2011-present
  • Thursday Review,, 2012-present
  • Stedman’s Medical Word Book series, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2001-2005
  • The Beaches Leader and The Ponte-Vedra Sun, Jacksonville Beach, FL, 1989-1990

Archaeological Technical Writer/Editor:

  • Lone Mountain Archaeological Services, 2010-present
  • Archaeologists Unlimited. 1996-present.

Associate Editor and Contributing Writer:

  • Thursday Review, Roving Editor, present
  • Plexus Magazine and Journal of the American Association for Medical Transcription, Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity, Assoc. Editor, 2001-2004.
  • Oz Magazine, Creative Index, and Georgia: The Total Picture, Associate Editor, 1990-1993

Teacher, Regular & Special Education, ESL 2005-present

  • Adjunct faculty, A.T. Still University, Univ. Writing Center, ESL 2014-present
  • Copy Editor: Discovery Education, Wisewire, 2016-present
  • Subject Matter Expert: e2020 (Edgenuity), O’Donnell & Associates, 2011
  • K-12, Spc Ed, endorsed in ESL/TESOL, Classroom teacher, Albuquerque Public Schools, 2005-2010

Health Information Management                         1993-2005

QA Manager, Operations Supervisor, Quality Department Supervisor, Medical Editor.

  • Edix/Spheris Operations, Inc., Tampa, FL/Nashville, TN -Remote, 1998-2005
  • Natchez Regional Hospital, Natchez, MS 1996
  • TransQuick, Atlanta, GA 1993-1995

Associate Editor                                                      1990-1993

  • Oz Publications, Atlanta, Georgia. Georgia: The Total Picture, Oz Magazine, Creative Index 


MA. Special Education with Teaching Licensure, ESL, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 2011

BA. Anthropology, Religion. Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 1989

One Response to Resume – Editing

  1. Debra Speck on November 11, 2014 at 2:31 PM

    Great Website Katharine! Seeing one of your pictures, I think I have seen you before at a Southwest Writers Workshop. 🙂 I would like to make a “Leave a Reply” like yours on mom’s site.

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