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Leena Niemela

Inky Sisu

Qualicum Beach, BC V9K2S4
Experienced public speaker, available to talk to groups and associations about editors and editing.


Inky Sisu is really Leena Niemela, a former English instructor and post-secondary administrator. Whether designing your latest office manual or workshopping that poem you wrote last night, Leena is passionate about it all. She can’t wait to share that inky sisu with you.

Leena completed her Master of Arts (English) from University of Victoria in 2004 and a Master of Fine Arts (Creative Writing) from University of British Columbia in 2017. She is a current member of the Editor’s Association of Canada.

Editorial Skills

  • Copy editing
  • Proofreading
  • Structural and substantive editing


  • Academic materials, general
  • Academic papers and essays
  • Advertising and marketing materials
  • Blogs
  • Brochures
  • Business materials, general
  • Conference materials
  • In-house publications
  • Indexes
  • Poetry
  • Policies and procedures
  • Theses and dissertations
  • Websites