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  Will Tyler
Professional/Personal Overview
  Scholarly copy editor, proofreader, and copy writer.

I specialize in fiction and literature, but I read other subjects as well, including religious studies, history, and politics. In addition to four years of freelancing, I have three years of in-house experience with university presses and journals.

I write book jacket and catalog copy for Southern Illinois University Press, where I also created advertising campaigns and ran the book awards division while serving as a marketing assistant.

My recent projects include

* The Lovers Set Down Their Spoons by Heather A. Slomski
* Family Feeling by Jean Ross Justice
* Congotronic by Shane Book
* India’s Organic Farming Revolution by Sapna Thottahil
* Religion and Women in Britain, c. 1660–1760 edited by Sarah Apetrei and Hannah Smith
* Literature and the Encounter with God in Post-Reformation England by Michael Martin
* Eager to Love: The Alternative Way of Francis of Assisi by Richard Rohr
Work Info
Copywriter 2 Years
Editor 3 Years
Copy Editor 4 Years
Religion 3 Years
Arts & Humanities 6 Years
Books & Literature 9 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
9 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Ashgate Publishing (11+), Franciscan Media (11+), University of Iowa Press (11+), Pauline Books & Media (3-5), Southern Illinois University Press (3-5), The Strand Magazine (1-2), University Press of Kansas (1-2)
Other Work History
Southern Illinois University Press, Editorial and Marketing Assistant
Crab Orchard Review, Assistant Editor
American Literary Review, Assistant Editor
Computer Skills
Word, Adobe CS software--Macintosh and PC
Technical Skills
Copyediting, Proofreading, Copy writing, Web Content Editing
Laptop, Samsung Galaxy S5, Microsoft Word, Adobe CS software
Work Permits & Visas
Citizen of U.S.
2010 Ruth Lilly Fellowship Finalist
2009 Academy of American Poets Prize, Honorable Mention
Editorial Freelancers' Association
Media Bistro AvantGuild
MFA in Creative Writing, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
MA and BA in English, Univ. of North Texas
Work published in The Los Angeles Review, Crab Orchard Review, Clackamas Literary Review, and Albatross
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near Chicago, IL. I am willing to travel regionally. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
Contact Info
  Will Tyler
Chicago, IL 

E-Mail: will@tylereditorial.com
Website: http://www.tylereditorial.com/resume-2/