Academic and General Editing

Maryna Mews
15 Valentine St
Phone: 03 9852 3356
Mobile: 0416 818 916
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ABN: 56 911 351 348

Qualifications  BA (English), DipTchg, DipNZLS, editing, indexing and writing courses.

Services  Expert academic and general editor skilled at editing monographs, journal articles, PhD and Masters theses. Familiar with European languages. Disciplines range from humanities, business studies, social sciences to engineering and health. Non-fiction editing, biographies, editing for English as a second language, structural editing, copyediting, proofreading, research, citation checking, abstract writing, manuscript assessment, indexing.


Freelance  Since 1998. Clients include Spectrum Publications; JohnGarrattPublishing; Brepols (Belgium); Monash University Publishing; Ashgate Publishing (UK); and individual authors.

Examples of Work:

Editing  'The Nature of Learning Being Facilitated by Frontline Managers'; Santamaria's Salesman (JohnGarrattPublishing); The Gift of Don Bosco (JohnGarrattPublishing); Poland and Holy War (Brepols).

Copyediting State and Legal Practice in the Caucasus (Ashgate Publishing); 'The Experience of Parents Whose Child Has Hypoplastic Left-Heart Syndrome' (PhD); 'Failure to Unify the Australian Accounting Profession' (PhD); 'Efficacy and Safety of Chinese Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture in the Management of Simple Obesity' (PhD).

Proofreading A Discourse Analysis of Corruption (Ashgate Publishing); Singing Dante (Ashgate Publishing; 'The Development of a Novel Approach to the Design of Microdevices' (PhD).

Indexing Where is Dr Leichhardt? (Monash University Publishing).

Areas of Expertise:

Academic editing and proofreading. Language editing for non-native English language speakers. Biographies, memoirs and theses. Foreign language familiarity (Polish, Russian, French, German, Italian, Latin).

Areas of Interest:

Biography, history, social sciences, religion, young adult and children's literature, reference, the arts.


BA (English), DipTchg, DipNZLS, editing, indexing and writing courses.

Memberships: Australian and New Zealand Society of Indexers, Australian Library and Information Association.
Software Used: Windows 7, Word.
Located in: FreelanceRegister