Writer & Editor
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Signe Jorgenson is a writer, developmental editor, copyeditor, and proofreader with fifteen years' experience as a writer and five years' formal experience as a copyeditor and proofreader. She is Co-Editor in Chief and Nonfiction Editor at both Pebblebrook Press and Stoneboat Literary Journal. She was a tenured professor at a small college and taught university-level grammar, creative writing, technical writing, and composition courses for ten years before becoming a full-time freelancer. Through her work with Stoneboat, she has edited pieces by Robert Vivian, Philip Dacey, Mariko Nagai, Simon Perchik, Joyce Dyer, and James Grabill. She has also interviewed Chad Harbach.
Signe provides a variety of editorial services. She offers professional critiques of literary fiction and nonfiction with tangible suggestions for revision; she also also helps writers to develop and refine manuscripts at any stage of the writing process. She works with writers and agents to prepare manuscripts for submission and publication, and also copyedits and proofreads articles, manuscripts, dissertations,and everything in between for clarity and coherence.
In addition to editing, Signe writes blog and social media posts, scholarly articles, journalistic pieces, resumés, web content, and creative work. Her essays and poetry have appeared in numerous literary journals, including Sonora Review, Fugue, Dos Passos Review, Oyez Review, and Steam Ticket. She earned an MFA in creative writing (nonfiction emphasis) from the University of Alaska Anchorage, and samples of her creative work can be found online at www.signejorgenson.com.