James K

Proofreader/Editor

New York City, New York
Last seen over a week ago

Pay negotiable

Want to connect with James?

Writer in New York City, New York

James Kwapisz

Generally I correct grammar and punctuation, and smooth out syntax. If requested, I can also provide suggestions pertaining to the content of the story/novel/poem/poetry manuscript/essay. I tend to work with prose and poetry most often, but am also capable of editing academic writing.

Objective:

My passion is writing; creative, professional, and technical. I endeavor to obtain an entry-level position as an editor/proofreader and apply my desire and respectable work ethic toward growing professionally in the field.
Education:

State University of New York at New Paltz
Bachelor of Arts Major: Creative Writing
Attained - May 2014
GPA: 3.74
Related Experience:

Editorial Assistant, McGraw-Hill Education, New York, NY--October-December 2014
• Proofread composition passages in, and bookmaps of, children's textbooks for grades 2 through 6
• Composed a vocabulary matrix for grades 1 through 6 on Excel


Editor, Mark Ratikan's Taurus: Son of the Sunken Realm--August-September 2014
• Proofread and edited the fantasy novel
• Provided suggestions concerning the plotline

Nate Jessup's The Spindle Tree--June 2014
• Composed a critical evaluation of the poetry manuscript
• Edited grammar and punctuation

Dr. Mojahid Mirza's Quagmire of Being--February-March 2014
• Reconfigured the logic of the rough Russian-to-English translation
• Edited grammar and punctuation

Editorial Assistant, Codhill Press, New Paltz, NY
December 2013-May 2014
• Codhill Press's 2014 Poetry Award:
o Read through 150 manuscripts of poetry
o Rated each manuscript from 1 to 4 (poor to strong)
o Determined a winner with Head Editor Pauline Uchmanowicz
o Arranged a mailing list of all submitters on Excel
o Edited and paginated poems of the winning manuscript

Computer Skills:

Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Windows OS, Facebook, Twitter, WordPress


Share This Profile


Similar Profiles Nearby

Near New York City, New York

Margaret K

Writer with 15+ Years of Editorial Experience Available

Susan L

Prolific Screenwriter And Advertising Agency Writer

Alex B

Former Letterman writer, current comedy writer and improvisor, future YOUR NAME HERE writer!

Sabrina S

Big believer in the economy of words and brevity of wit.

Nicholas H

Emmy Award, Peobody Award, Gold Medalist Cannes Film Festival & more Writer Producer available

More in New York City, New York

Want to connect with James?

Similar Profiles Nearby

Near New York City, New York

Margaret K

Writer with 15+ Years of Editorial Experience Available

Susan L

Prolific Screenwriter And Advertising Agency Writer

Alex B

Former Letterman writer, current comedy writer and improvisor, future YOUR NAME HERE writer!

Sabrina S

Big believer in the economy of words and brevity of wit.

Nicholas H

Emmy Award, Peobody Award, Gold Medalist Cannes Film Festival & more Writer Producer available