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Editor: Tessa Wooldridge

Email: tessa.wooldridge@tpg.com.au
Website: http://tessawooldridge.com/

Bachelor of Arts (History and Politics); Graduate Diploma in Education; Graduate Diploma in Library and Information Management; Diploma of Professional Writing (Editing and Proofreading); Master of Arts (Writing)

Services

  • Editing—Copy editing and proofreading
  • Other services—Research, fact checking, citation/bibliographic checking, abstract writing
  • Subject fields—Literature (including fiction and non-fiction, and writing for children and young adults), history, politics, education, culture and entertainment, spirituality, sport
  • Media—Books, academic publications, journals and magazines, newsletters, website content, fact sheets

Specific projects

Editing and proofreading for book authors, magazines and public institutions (including the National Library of Australia).

Database indexer with AustLit (www.austlit.edu.au), indexing all literary forms and genres, as well as editing, proofreading, blogging, abstract writing and electronic newsletter compilation.

Bibliographic checking for the four-volume Bibliography of Australian Literature (St Lucia, Queensland: University of Queensland Press, 2001−2008).

A variety of academic projects calling for proofreading and for the checking of facts, citations, scholarly apparatus and bibliographies. Projects include: Biography of a Book: Henry Lawson’s While the Billy Boils (University of Sydney: Sydney University Press, in association with The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2013) and Securing the Past: Conservation in Art, Architecture and Literature (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009), both by Professor Paul Eggert, and several titles in the Academy Editions of Australian Literature series, including Robbery under Arms (St Lucia, Queensland: University of Queensland Press, 2006).

Published author of poetry, essays, short stories and book reviews.

Conveying meaning with clarity