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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 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

* Lungs Full of Noise by Tessa Mellas
* The Stalingrad Cauldron: Inside the Encirclement and Destruction of 6th Army by Frank Ellis
* The Road to Chinese Exclusion: The Denver Riot, 1880 Election, and Rise of the West by Liping Zhu
* 365 Women Saints: A Page a Day of Guidance and Inspiration by Melanie Rigney
* Catholicism and Contraception: Having Faith in a Future of Love by Angela Franks
* Redstart: An Ecological Poetics by Forrest Gander and John Kinsella
Work Info
 
Expertise
Copywriter 1 Year
Editor 3 Years
Copy Editor 4 Years
Specialty
Religion 2 Years
Books & Literature 6 Years
Fiction 6 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
6 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
University of Iowa Press (11+), Franciscan Media (11+), Pauline Books & Media (3-5), Ashgate Publishing (3-5), University Press of Kansas (1-2), The Strand Magazine (1-2), Southern Illinois University Press (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, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe CS software--Macintosh and PC
Technical Skills
Copyediting, Proofreading, Copy writing, Web Content Editing, Graphic Design
Equipment
Laptop, Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat
Work Permits & Visas
Citizen of U.S.
Awards
2010 Ruth Lilly Fellowship Finalist
2009 Academy of American Poets Prize, Honorable Mention
Associations
Editorial Freelancer's Association
Media Bistro AvantGuild
Other
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
 
My current resume.
Contact Info
  Will Tyler
Chicago, IL 
USA

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