Freelance Editing, Page and Book Design, Typesetting

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Please contact me you have a whole book editing or design project you would like me to quote on. ursulavaira [at]

I am a member of PEAVI, the Professional Editors Association of Vancouver Island, with twenty-four years of publishing experience, including ten years at Oolichan Books. I've done freelance editing for Rocky Mountain Books, Heritage House, Touchwood Editions, Theytus Books and Harbour Publishing. Fourteen years as founder and publisher of Leaf Press, where I've designed, typeset and edited a list which includes Susan Musgrave, Lorna Crozier, John Pass, Allan Brown, David Zieroth, Glen Sorestad, Patricia Young, Janet Marie Rogers, Daniela Elza, Christine Lowther, among many many others.