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Lisa Carter

Intralingo Inc.

2048 Arch Street
Ottawa, ON K1G 2H1
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Experienced public speaker, available to talk to groups and associations about editors and editing.

Editors Canada Volunteer Participation

  • National Capital Region Branch (2014)


I am a publishing professional with over twenty years of experience, helping independent authors, publishers, and agents with editing, consulting, and translation services. I specialize in substantive editing, stylistic editing, copyediting, book coaching, manuscript evaluation, and literary translation.

Intralingo Inc. is the boutique communications company I own that will help you tell your story, in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and French. We rely on a creative team of highly accomplished editors, translators, and writers to ensure your voice is heard.

Awards & Nominations:
Gulf Coast Prize in Translation (Winner, 2018)
Alicia Gordon Award for Word Artistry in Translation (Winner, 2013)
International DUBLIN Literary Award (Nominee, 2012)


I know many professionals but only a few who invest such passion and commitment in their work that it becomes something greater. That's precisely what I found with Lisa: professionalism, passion and commitment. -Rodrigo Vidal, writer

I have been impressed by Lisa's professionalism, expertise and depth of knowledge of international publishing. She is easy to work with, very responsive, hard-working and an excellent communicator. I heartily recommend Lisa to authors, experts and business professionals. -Martha Bullen, Bullen Publishing Services

Lisa Carter is exceptionally versatile, capable of rendering a variety of texts into dazzling English. I recommend her highly. -Christina Morgan, Agent and former editor with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Editorial Skills

  • Bilingual editing
  • Canadianization
  • Consulting and manuscript evaluation
  • Copy editing
  • Editing translations
  • Structural and substantive editing
  • Stylistic editing
  • Translation, other
  • Writing


  • Blogs
  • Books, children's and young adult
  • Books, general
  • Books, self-published
  • Business materials, general
  • E-materials, general
  • Fiction
  • Fiction, mystery
  • In-house publications
  • Newsletters
  • Trade non-fiction
  • Websites


  • Arts
  • Business
  • Canada
  • Central and South America
  • Culture
  • Entertainment
  • Europe
  • Food and drink
  • Grammar and linguistics
  • Leisure, general
  • Literature
  • North America
  • Society, general
  • Travel and tourism
  • United States