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Susan Hertzberg

Montréal, QC H4V 1G5
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I specialize in working with writers whose first language is not English  (academics or business and organization professionals) editing documents written in English or translated into English. I was the editor of BCAQc Connected (Breast Cancer Action Quebec), which is no longer being published.

I received a master’s degree in library science from McGill University, incorporating an additional year of study in the areas of art and architectural history and children's literature. My undergraduate studies were in the liberal arts and I received a BA in Art Education. I am interested in a wide range of topics including the environment and health issues, human rights and social justice, politics, economics, education, and the arts.

I work on a freelance basis—primarily as a content editor—and charge by the hour. Recommendations and further information are available at my website: I receive documents electronically and maintain communication with clients by email or phone throughout the editing process. My goal is always to improve the final draft while maintaining the original meaning and voice of the author.


J'offre un service de révision de textes rédigés ou traduits en anglais. Je me spécialise en auteurs dont l'anglais n'est pas la langue maternelle. Je peux répondre à vos besoins de correction de textes de tout genre, notamment: thèses, mémoires, articles, rapports de recherche, études de cas, lettres d'accompagnement, curriculums vitae, demandes de subvention, rapports annuels, bulletins d'information, contenus de site Web et écrits publicitaires.



Editorial Skills

  • Copy editing
  • Editing translations
  • On-screen editing
  • Proofreading
  • Stylistic editing


  • Academic materials, general
  • Academic papers and essays
  • Advertising and marketing materials
  • Blogs
  • Books, general
  • Briefs, précis, and executive summaries
  • Business materials, general
  • Conference materials
  • E-books
  • Educational materials, general
  • Grant applications and fundraising
  • In-house publications
  • Newsletters
  • Periodicals, general
  • Policies and procedures
  • Proposals and evaluations
  • Reports, annual
  • Résumés and CVs
  • Surveys
  • Theses and dissertations
  • Websites


  • Archaeology and ancient history
  • Architecture
  • Arts
  • Business
  • Communications
  • Construction and real estate
  • Culture
  • Earth sciences
  • Ecology and environment
  • Economics
  • Energy, mines and natural resources
  • Geography
  • Health
  • Health care
  • Humanities, general
  • Industry and manufacturing
  • Information technology
  • Leisure, general
  • Politics
  • Social sciences
  • Society, general