Feb 13, 2021
is a Toronto-based freelance editor, indexer,
and teacher. Her early passion was dancing. The self-discipline she
learned from it is today one of her greatest assets.
She works mostly with humanities-related
texts: academic, government, literary, creative arts and general
interest, and lately, in memoir. She has a long-term relationship
with social justice and diversity, and enjoys working in these
Scholarly editing is one of her
specialties. She enjoys complex materials, helping to bring clarity
and concision to emerging ideas. She often works with scholars for
whom English is an additional language, and teaches indexing in a
course she developed for Ryerson University's Publishing Program.
In 2016, she won the Ewart-Daveluy Award for excellence in
We talk here about the history and
practice of indexing, looking specifically at her notable work on
Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report, in
addition to several of her award-winning books.