Editorial/Proofreading/Author Support/Research/Writer Support/Publishing/Print Production/Indexing


  • Adelante Forward Magazine, Managing Editor of Latino-focused quarterly, 6K distribution (since 2005)
  • Al Rahelah, Saudi Arabia, ESL editor
  • Eisemann, editing of Texas and California state education standards (several projects)
  • The Current Events, copyediting of children’s newspaper with 40K national classroom distribution (long term)
  • The Geneva Times, copyediting of English-language magazine aimed at ex-pats in Geneva(long term)
  • Faith Publishing Service, editorial intern for this publisher of Catholic magazines and custom prints nationwide
  • Int’l Journal of Environmental Health, assisted the North American Managing Editor (staff position)
  • Lansing Community College, Publications Editor, marketing pieces, internal policy publications (staff position)
  • Various dissertations, thesis editing, preparation and pitching/proposal development


  • Latino History and Culture: An Encyclopedia” by Lugo-Lugo, Sharpe Publishing, second pass cold read of galleys
  • Lesson Plans That Wow” by McCormick, Teaching Press, soft annotation
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, proofreading of Broward County, FL curriculum portal
  • Bill Smith Group, leveled readers K-6, soft annotation (multiple projects)
  • Several indie-published authors (write for references, or check out Allena’s LinkedIn profile)
  • Daydream Education, soft annotation (multiple projects)
  • Past experiences in hard copy, soft copy, slugging of first pass, second pass cold read
  • Familiar with CMS, APA, AP

Book/Publishing Credits:

  • Bylines Writer’s Calendar, edited by Sylvia Forbes, Snowflake Press 2009 and 2011
  • Finalist, Chicken Soup for the Soul, Family Matters
  • In consideration: “Freshman Writing Feedback Workshops Using Facebook and Twitter” with Professional and Higher (publisher/packager)