Shelley Kenigsberg

is an editor, teacher and writer and has over 20 years experience in editing. She has worked for publishers in Australia, Indonesia, South Africa and the UK.


Editing in Paradise with editors Shelley Kenigsberg and Selena Hanet-Hutchins.  Editing and writing course 12-18 October 2009 at Taman Sari Resort, Pemuteran in North Bali.



Experience: Coordinator/lecturer Macleay College Book Editing and Publishing Diploma Course (14 yrs).

1998/99 consultant overseas re educational textbook writing and publishing. Publications coordinator, NCELTR, Macquarie University.

Commissioning editor: Jacaranda Wiley, SHP, Collins Dove, Harcourt Brace. Freelance since 1998.

Recent clients include: Department of Ageing and Disability, Public Interest Advocacy Centre, Pan Macmillan, Nelson Thomson Educational, Universal Press, The Ink Group, Global Publishing.

Qualifications: BA, Dip Ed (Primary).

Computer capability: PC and Mac; MS Word, QuarkXpress, PageMaker, Photoshop.

Services offered: Manuscript assessment/ development, writing. Plain English rewriting, substantive, copy and subediting. Project management. Editing/publishing training, proofreading. Design and print liaison.

Type of material: General non-fiction; fiction;  educational and vocational (primary, secondary, tertiary); reports (corporate and government bodies); PR materials.

Subject specialities: Educational (including ESL),  general non-fiction, fiction, social sciences, philosophy, travel, popular culture.

Special skills/interests: Plain English rewrites; multi-author works from manuscript to final publication; editorial training.


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