www.alzheimersresearchuk.org (website)

Date: 2011

Brief: copy-editing and proofreading

Job description: The Alzheimer’s Research Trust was rebranding as Alzheimer’s Research UK, which included the launch of a new website. I copy-edited and proofread the web copy in accordance with the new brand guidelines.

read more about Alzheimer’s Research UK website Read more


The Aluna Foundation Business Plan for Application to the Charity Commission

Date: 2008

Brief: copywriting and copy-editing

Job description: The ALUNA Foundation wanted to apply for charitable status and asked me to put together a business plan for their application to the Charity Commission.

read more about Aluna Foundation Business Plan Read more


A Discourse on Domination in Mandate Palestine: imperialism, property and insurgency
Zeina B. Ghandour

Date: 2006, 2008

Brief: proofreading, light copy-editing and formatting in accordance with publisher’s house style

Job Description: I first proofread this when it was being submitted as a PhD thesis at the London School of Economics. Two years later, when it was being published as a book by Routledge, Zeina asked me to convert the manuscript into the publisher’s house style.

read more about A Discourse on Domination in Mandate Palestine / Read more


The Silent Minaret
Ishtiyaq Shukri

Date: 2004

Brief: critique and feedback

Job description: I read through several drafts of this novel, suggesting changes, edits and aspects for further development.

read more about The Silent Minaret Read more

Iceland’s 1100 Years: the history of a marginal society Gunnar Karlsson

Date: 2000

Brief: copy-editing

Job description: This is one of several books I copy-edited while working at Hurst.

read more about Iceland's 1100's years Read more


PhD theses

Date: since 1999

Brief: copy-editing and proofreading

Job description: I have copy-edited and proofread several PhD theses for students at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London School of Economics (LSE) and Central St Martins. Subjects have included Arabic and African literature, law, economics, education and Islamic art. For some of these students, English has not been their first language. Most of this work has come to me through word of mouth recommendations.

read more about PhD theses Read more


Pakistan: a modern history
Ian Talbot

Date: 1998

Brief: copy-editing, proofreading

Job description: This is one of several books I copy-edited while working at Hurst.

read more about Pakistan: a modern history Read more