There is no friend as loyal as a book.

— Ernest Hemingway

Professional Highlights

  • Published five books as an editor and another as a co-editor
  • Edited dozens of manuscripts for traditional publishing houses and self-published authors in Canada and the United States
  • Edited hundreds of monographs for science and development organizations working in countries like Bangladesh, Cambodia, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Kiribati, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria, Philippines, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Vietnam and Zambia
  • Edited thousands of articles for The Hockey News as its former features and books editor (2011–2016) and currently its editor at large (2016–2024)
  • Accumulated 16 years of experience as a part-time (2008­–2016) and full-time (2016–2024) freelance editor
  • Skilled in project management, substantive editing, stylistic editing, copy editing and proofreading
  • Adept at Chicago Manual of Style, Council of Science Editors’ Scientific Style and Format, Associated Press Stylebook and Canadian Press Stylebook
  • Named a finalist for a 2015 Canadian National Magazine Award in the category of Best Editorial Package: Print
  • Ghostwrote a foreword for Wayne Gretzky

Personal Highlights

  • Born in Toronto on what has become National Proofreading Day in the United States
  • Earned a diploma in tourism and travel, a bachelor’s degree with double majors in English and philosophy, a master’s degree in systematic philosophy and a master’s degree in journalism
  • Drove across both the United States (Detroit to Los Angeles) and Canada (Clayoquot Sound to Cape Spear) on separate cross-country road trips
  • Cycled 150 miles to circumnavigate Jeju Island in South Korea
  • Participated in the Guinness World Record for the highest altitude hockey game ever played, set on February 6, 2018, in the Indian Himalayas at 14,343 feet
  • Toured the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone in Ukraine and both sides of the Demilitarized Zone on the Korean Peninsula
  • Traveled across Russia, from Vladivostok to Moscow, on a weeklong train trip aboard the Trans-Siberian Railway
  • Went public skating in North Korea
  • Heli-hiked to the site of the plane crash that launched the largest aviation search and rescue mission in Canadian history
  • Completed an eight-month 30,000-mile, coast-to-coast-coast road trip through all 13 provinces and territories in Canada