Karen Zahorchak

WordsWorthy Editing, LLC





Academic, scientific, technical


Dedicated and skilled professional with extensive experience in substantive, line, and copy editing and proofreading for a wide range of fields. Handle books, journal articles, dissertations, conference papers, and technical reports for individual clients, publishing houses, and nonprofits. Specialize in editing the work of researchers and academics and in polishing the work of non-native users of English. Meticulous and detail oriented, with excellent interpersonal and intercultural communication skills. More than 27 years of experience teaching advanced academic writing, research, critical analysis, communication, and English as a second language (ESL) with universities and language programs in the United States and around the world. Experienced with CMS, MLA, APA, IEEE, and Harvard but can conform to the requirements of any style guide.

Selected Publishers:
Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN, Greenpeace Mediterranean, the Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations, Koç University Press, the Isis Press, Himal Books, IEEE Standards, Journal of International Economics, Nature, Sustainability, Energy, Hydrobiologia, Marine Biodiversity Records, aqua: International Journal of Ichthyology, Microscopy, Materials Letters, Engineering and Technology Science, Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine, Journal of Mathematics and Statistical Science, Proteomics


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