Sheila Leigh



Sheila Leigh


B.A. McGill; B. of Ed. U. of T.; M.A. Engl. Lit. and Comp. UVic.

Email address

Phone Number 1


City, Province

Victoria, BC


Quote or Key Phrase

“Editing is a journey, and I love to travel.”

Personal Biography

·         Bachelor of Arts: McGill University.
·         Bachelor of Education: University of Toronto.
·         Masters in English Literature: University of Victoria.
·         Primary/Elementary/Secondary: Ontario, British Columbia.
·         Post Secondary: Camosun College, Victoria BC.
o   English Literature and Composition.
·         University of Victoria: Students and Faculty.
·         Camosun College: Students.
·         PEAVI editor: Seven years; Fiction and Non-Fiction Marerials; Substantive and Copy Editing.

Skills Academic consultation, Author support/coaching, Canadianization, Coaching, Consulting, Copy editing, Cross-language editing and proofreading, Developmental editing, Editing, Education and instructional editing, Literary coaching, Literary editing, Non-fiction editing, Online editing, Proofreading, Rewriting, Stylistic editing, Substantive editing, Writing advice, Writing coach
Subject / Areas of Interest Academic editing, Book publishing, Drama, ESL – English as a Second Language, Fiction, Fine Arts, Gender and bias editing, History, Humanities, Non-fiction, Social Sciences
Types of Publications Books, Correspondence: personal, Personal stories, Reports, Theses – Dissertations
Citation styles Chicago, MLA