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Avivah Wargon

164 Gowan Ave.
Toronto, ON M4J 2K6
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Experienced public speaker, available to talk to groups and associations about editors and editing.

Activités de bénévolat pour Réviseurs Canada

  • Publications (2015)


I offer clients cheerful professionalism and many years' experience, both in house and freelance. From 1998 to 2011, I worked in the Higher Education division at Pearson Education Canada as a supervising production editor for postsecondary textbooks in the humanities and social sciences; English handbooks were a specialty. I also hired and trained other editors and recruited freelancers. Since returning to freelance work, I've been enjoying the variety: I welcome small nonbook projects. My strengths are detailed copy editing and proofreading (Adobe Acrobat); tactful clarification of both style and meaning; strong organizational skills; and awareness of production requirements and the in-house editor's needs. I enjoy excellent relations with clients and authors. I've also taught EAC seminars on knowledge of the publishing process and résumés for editors, and was a runner-up for the 1993 Tom Fairley Award for Editorial Excellence.

Compétences éditoriales

  • Préparation de copie
  • Balisage et codage
  • Coordination de la production
  • Correction d’épreuves
  • Référencement
  • Révision stylistique


  • Documents universitaires : général
  • Bibliographies
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Guides de l’étudiant
  • Manuels, collège et université
  • Livres grand public


  • Grammaire et linguistique
  • Soins de santé
  • Arts, lettres et sciences humaines : général
  • Droit
  • Sciences sociales