Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Editing Resume


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Micaiah H. Evans, MD, MPH

Freelance Editor and Writer 
m.huw.evans@gmail.com
206.387.0932 


— medically trained editor of science articles, academic texts, novels, and short fiction —
— biomedical plausibility and story craft consultant to fiction authors —
— writer of stories, letters, and newsletters —
— wordsmith —

skills

  • Developmental, structural, and substantive editing
  • Copyediting and proofreading
  • Personalized consultation on biomedical elements of fiction and nonfiction
  • Fact-checking and formatting of medical science manuscripts

experience

  • Short story by Georgina Kamsika 2020
    • developmental and line editing of "Something Beautiful That Goes Out"
  • Urban ecology projects for UW professor Marina Alberti 2014 – 2019
    • copyediting of 300-page textbook, Cities That Think Like Planets
    • copyediting of articles for academic and lay publications
    • rapid turnaround rewrites of web copy, press releases, and correspondences
  • Manuscript preparation for Forte Science Communications 2016 – 2018
    • copyediting manuscripts by Japanese scientists for submission to English-language journals
    • helping authors rewrite articles in response to reviewers’ and journal editors' requests
  • Fantasy novel by Michael & Linda Pearce 2017

employment

  • Workshop administrator, Clarion West Writers Workshop 2014 – 2017
    • coordinating and running annual six-week residential workshop
    • recruiting instructors for, coordinating, and monitoring one-day workshops
    • interacting and collaborating with dozens of professional writers and editors
  • Graduate student and postdoctoral trainee, UW School of Public Health 2010 – 2011
    • collecting, analyzing, and reporting environmental and occupational health data
    • writing manuscripts and presentations based on original research
    • line editing and proofreading colleagues’ manuscripts
  • Chief resident, clinical and anatomic pathology, University of New Mexico 2009 – 2010
    • writing and editing pathology reports, clinical laboratory protocols, research findings, didactic presentations, and administrative documents 

education

  • University of Washington — Certificate in Editing — 2020
  • University of Kansas, Gunn Center Novel Workshop — 2017
  • Clarion West Writers Workshop — 2012
  • University of Washington, School of Public Health — 2010–2011
  • University of New Mexico, School of Medicine — Pathology Residency — 2006–2010
  • University of Washington, School of Medicine — Doctor of Medicine — 2002–2006
  • Tulane University, School of Public Health — Master of Public Health — 2001–2002
  • Seattle Pacific University, Biochemistry — Bachelor of Science — 1998–2000