Resume

Qualifications

• Master of Publishing and Bachelor of Fine Arts (majoring in Visual Arts) from Simon Fraser University.

• Certificate of Technical Communication from George Brown College.

• 16 years as a professional and freelance editor:
—Screenplays, manuscripts, short fiction, poetry, graphic novels, comics, manga, translations, journalistic articles, academic papers/Ph.D. dissertations;
—Versed in the APA Style Guide (Seventh Edition) and the Chicago Manual of Style (17th edition).

• Professional and freelance writer:
—Short and long fiction, screenwriting, reviews, book jacket content, and sales and advertising copy;
—Published author: The Death Scene Artist (Wolsak & Wynn/Buckrider Books 2018); Withered (ECW Press 2024).

4 years as a marketing writer/copy editor.

• 7 years as co-publisher and co-EIC of a speculative fiction magazine:
—Interior layout and design, PDF and epub production.

• 2 years as Marketing and Production Coordinator for a non-profit organization.

 

History and Relevant Experience (see CV for a detailed listing of freelance clients)

• Poplar Press/Wolsak & Wynn, 2021–Present: Acquisition/substantive editor, editorial advisory board.

• Above/below Marketing/the Hallmark Channel, 2020–Present: Contract copy editor/writer.

Anathema Magazine, 2016–Present: Co-publisher, co-EIC, layout and interior design; PDF and epub production.

• Freelance Book Reviewer, 2012–2021:
Quill & Quire Magazine (2012–2014);
subTerrain Magazine (2013–2021);
Publishers Weekly (2015–2018).

• Freelance Editor, 2012–Present:
—See CV for a list of all projects/clients.

• NeWest Press, 2010–2012: Marketing and Production Coordinator:
—Copy editor and proofreader on select titles;
—Responsible for restructuring marketing procedures, including social media development and enhancing the online presence of the press through our website;
—Responsible for restructuring all production timelines and procedures;
—Responsible for building and maintaining efficient and respectful associations with freelance editors, designers, artists, and national printers;
—Introduced and developed an ebook platform for the press.

• Drawn & Quarterly Publishing, 2008–2009: Production intern, copy writing, and editorial freelancer for several titles.

 

Education

• George Brown College:
—Certificate of Technical Communication/2018.

• Simon Fraser University:
—Master of Publishing/2008;
—Bachelor of Fine Arts/2005. Major in Visual Arts, Minor in Film and Video Studies. Certificate in Liberal Arts;
—Curatorial, lighting, and installation work for the SFU Visual Arts 2004 Graduating Exhibit, Harder Than Ever;
—Vice President of the Simon Fraser University Visual Art Student Union.

 

Miscellaneous

• https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrew-wilmot-9a612721/
Anathema: Spec from the Margins: anathemamag.com