Jay Hyams

New York, NY USA
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Professional Experience

Author of nine nonfiction books, translator (from Italian) of more than 100, editor, proofreader, indexer with more than fifteen years experience.

Expertise

Book Author
15 Years
Copy Editor
15 Years
Fact-Checker
15 Years

Specialty

Arts & Humanities
15 Years
Food
15 Years
Travel
15 Years

Industries


Academia Teaching
3 Years
Book Publishing Trade/B2B
10 Years
Book Publishing Consumer
10 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

15 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Getty Museum (3-5), Mondadori/Electa (10+), Rizzoli (3-5)

Other Work History

In-house editor for Rutledge Books/Ridge Press, WH Smith (US), Fenice 2000 (Milan)

Foreign Language Skills

fluent in Italian

Computer Skills

Word, OS10

Equipment

laptops, audio recorders

References

Available on request

Awards

The Life and Times of the Western Movie. Cited as the best introduction to westerns; see http://hokahey-littleworlds.blogspot.com/2009/05/my-ten-favorite-books-about-film.html. War Movies. Extensively quoted in print and online; see The American Soldier, the book behind the film Wag the Dog. My Time at Tiffanys (with Gene Moore). Chosen by the New York Times as one of the years best coffee-table books and used as a textbook at FIT. Little Boy Lost (with Joe Hyams). Recognized as the best intimate biography of James Dean, a bestseller in Britain, with German and Dutch editions, serialized in the Italian magazine Gente. Travel Guide to Europe 1492 (translation) chosen by New York Times for summer reading.

Work Samples

General

(various 9/27/2016)
selections from published books