College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

Erin Sweeney Editing Talk

Moved to 11/15/16: Help Wanted: Editors

Nov 15, 2016 12:00 PM to Nov 15, 2016 12:50 PM at Orion AB, BSC

The department invites you to join us for a career talk with Erin Michaela Sweeney, a freelance editor and writer living in Claremont, who will answer all of your editing career questions: Who are editors? What do they do all day? Where do they work? Why should I pursue an editing job? and How do I become an editor?

Erin Michaela Sweeney

During her career, Erin has worked full-time as Managing Editor of the William and Mary Quarterly, a leading academic journal in history; as Copyeditor for the American Quarterly, the journal of the National American Studies Association; as Book Editor/Writer for Colonial Williamsburg, the largest living history museum in the United States; and as Assistant Editor for CUPA-HR, a national higher education association. She has edited trade fiction and nonfiction books, museum catalogs, children's books, academic journals, websites, newsletters, newspapers, exhibition labels, advancement materials, conference brochures, and other printed and digital materials. When she's not editing, writing, or reading, Erin is a yoga teacher and a mom. More detailed information about her published work and current pursuits can be found at http://www.erinmichaelasweeney.com.