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Victoria Solan

Ottawa, ON K1M 1N4
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Flexible, patient editor and writer, equally comfortable with academic or general interest non-fiction prose. Creative problem-solver, with award-winning, satisfied clientele. Yale PhD. Primary subject matter expertise: architecture and art history; additional experience in business history, design and non-profit grant applications.

Editorial Skills

  • Consulting and manuscript evaluation
  • Copy editing
  • Developmental or project editing
  • Online editing
  • Proofreading
  • Research and fact-checking
  • Rewriting
  • Structural and substantive editing
  • Writing


  • Academic books and monographs
  • Academic materials, general
  • Academic papers and essays
  • Books, art and photography
  • Grant applications and fundraising
  • Theses and dissertations
  • Trade non-fiction


  • Architecture
  • Arts
  • Business
  • Culture
  • Handicrafts
  • History
  • Humanities, general
  • Literature
  • North America
  • Social sciences