About Laura Edlund

I am a freelance writer and editor who specializes in plain language, stories, and education.

I work for a variety of clients—institutes, professionals, governments and non-governmental agencies (NGOs), publishers, corporations, and individuals.

I provide structural and stylistic edits, plain-language edits, edits of technical writing (including standards) for clear communication, manuscript evaluations, writing, consultations, and other services to meet client needs. I love good stories, respect writers and subject matter experts, have decades of experience in educational publishing, dive into complex and visually rich publications, and have a special interest in Indigenous Peoples, climate change, and social justice. I am a settler Canadian and work with clients around the world.

To each project, I bring the experience of working on staff, freelance, and in business. As well, I am committed to continual professional development, including committee work, conferences, and seminars.

Clients (present and past) and employers (past) include commissions of public inquiry, the Image Centre at Toronto Metropolitan University and MIT Press, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Art Canada Institute, Kativik Ilisarniliriniq (the school board of Nunavik, Inuit territory in northern Quebec), Pearson Canada, the Insurance Institute of Canada, Scholastic Canada, Inhabit Education, GoodMinds, Page Two Strategies, JUMP Math, Oxford University Press, Annick Press, Nelson, Formac Publishing, government departments, non-profits, corporations, and individual authors.

Recent projects include:

For your communication needs, contact me. For writing and editing resources and advice, what editing costs and why, and more, please see my blog.

© Laura Edlund 2024