Editor: Beth Battrick AE

Email: beth.battrick@spoonfully.com
Website: https://teaspoon-consulting.com/editing
Accredited Editor 2014


Developmental, structural and copy editing, as well as proofreading.
Indexing, developmental editing

Subject matter experience

Academic editing (including theses); government and public sector reports; natural and social sciences, humanities, history and legal writing; legislative and promotional material.

Genre and platform

Academic monographs, theses and articles; books; web content; promotional material; procedural and training documentation; legislation; government and public sector documentation, circulars and newsletters -- you name it!

Specific projects

Freelance editor since 2014: I’ve worked on hundreds of books, articles, journals, collections, theses and reports. I specialise in academic and government texts, but I’m open to everything!


Editor and proofreader for ANU Press (formerly ANU E Press), working on academic monographs, collections, and journals from diverse disciplines. I’m also handy with the preparation of promotional material and procedural and technical documentation!

Editor for the Office of Parliamentary Counsel: editing Commonwealth legislation, training material, in-house guidelines and interdepartmental circulars. Early draft editor of Fitting the Bill: A history of Commonwealth Parliamentary drafting (2012).


BA (Honours) (English/Philosophy, ANU); MA (Linguistics, UNE)