Jillian Shoichet

Contact

Name

Jillian Shoichet

Education

PhD (Ancient Literacy and Oral Tradition); MPub; BA (Religious Studies)

Email address

jilliangrantshoichet@gmail.com

Phone Number 1

250.813.2123

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Personal Biography

Jillian has been an academic and non-fiction editor for more than fifteen years. She has a PhD in ancient literacy and oral tradition (UVic, 2010) and a master’s degree in publishing (SFU, 2001) and has taught courses in editing, writing and publishing history at various universities around British Columbia. Currently, she works as an editor in the legislative drafting office for the Province of British Columbia and is the substantive editor for the Canadian Mental Health Association’s BC journal Visions. She was an academic copy-editor for UBC Press for many years.

Skills Academic consultation, Author support/coaching, Canadianization, Coaching, Consulting, Copy editing, Developmental editing, Editing, Education and instructional editing, Fact checking, Non-fiction editing, Plain Language editing, Proofreading, Reference checking, Research, Rewriting, Structural editing, Stylistic editing, Substantive editing, Writing, Writing advice
Subject / Areas of Interest Academic editing, Book publishing, eBooks, Education, ESL – English as a Second Language, Government publications, History, Humanities, Law, Non-fiction, Social Sciences, Women's issues
Types of Publications Books, Correspondence: government, Magazines, Personal stories, Theses – Dissertations
Citation styles AP (Associated Press), APA (American Psychological Association), Chicago, CP (Canadian Press), In-house styles, Legal Citations, MLA