BOOK EDITING PORTFOLIO
by Michael Greger, M.D. with Gene Stone (Flatiron Books, 2015). In this New York Times bestseller, a doctor explains how changing our diet can change our health. Copy editing.
by Donna Dean and Janet Koster (Elsevier, 2014). This 224-page book, assembled by leaders from the Association for Women in Science, offers research- based insights on work-life satisfaction. Developmental editing and line editing.
by PennFuture (December 2011). The 50-page guide focuses on problems and solutions around "factory farming." Line editing and copy editing; coordinating design and production.
I top-edited the Environmental Grantmakers Association's 40-page, semi-annual member magazine from fall 2006 to fall 2009, including planning contents, assigning and editing stories, writing news items, coordinating design and production, and proofreading.
Recent News & Features
Shale Reporter Columns
"Fracking Rules: Who Decides?" (7/14)
"Fracking the Rez" (11/12)
The Daily Climate (1/12)
American Forests (Winter/11).
Selected for “Best of American Forests” collection
The Daily Climate (12/10)
Winner, honorable mention, Project Censored
"Making the Invisible Visible: Antipoverty Activists Working to Make Their Own Media"*
republished as a chapter in the book Male/Female Roles: Opposing Viewpoints
by Gene Stone (The Experiment, 2011). New York Times bestselling companion to the film on the health benefits of a vegan diet. Line editing.
by Atari and Chuck E. Cheese founder Nolan Bushnell (NetMinds, 2013). Unexpected ways to find outstanding employees. Line editing.
by Gene Stone (Workman, 2010).The scientific basis behind unusual health remedies. Research, interviewing, drafting a chapter, line editing, fact checking.
by Arianna Huffington (Little, Brown, 2006). How women can overcome self-doubt in all areas of life. Research, developmental editing, chapter drafting, fact checking, proofreading.
by Katrina Maloney & Patricia M. Maloney (SheWrites Press, 2014). The Russian Revolution through the eyes of a YWCA organizer working in country. Developmental editing.
by J.E. Kross (Create Space, 2012). A mystery-thriller with humor, set on the railroad. Developmental and line editing. The novel has been optioned for film.
by Stanley Glenn (iUniverse, 2006). A professional sports memoir set in a segregated era. Developmental editing, interviewing, ghostwriting.
A rotating selection of more recent articles and old favorites from the ‘00s, ‘90s, and ‘80s. Links with a * originally appeared in print.
Recent Cover Stories
I also wrote the cover story.
A small selection of recent books to which I contributed.
A collection of recent nonprofit content in a variety of genres.
Miranda C. Spencer
Freelance Writer & Editor