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Academic editors can be the difference between success or failure when it comes to grades and publication. When you want to present your hard work in its best light, Elite Editing is the intelligent choice. Our senior PhD-qualified editors are at peak international standard in the field. We are here to offer superior copyediting and proofreading for your work.

We take elite seriously as both our name and service level. Professional editing requires a very specific and rare combination of skills, and our rigorous editor selection process sees only a very small percentage of applicants succeed in joining our team. At Elite Editing, our handpicked editor list comprises experienced and proven operators who are extensively qualified for the job. We employ editors who are:

  • PhD qualified, or hold tertiary qualifications in a language-rich subject area
  • Fluent in all academic style guides
  • Holders of professional industry memberships
  • Practising lecturers & tutors in diverse fields
  • Strictly native English speakers
  • Extensively published
  • Committed to rigorous quality assurance standards
  • Undergoing constant training & professional development

We are proud to introduce our stellar academic editing team. As Australia’s largest academic editing service, we have too many editors to list them all here. These are the profiles of a small selection from our large group of talented editors.



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    Dr Ellen McRae

    Managing Editor
    • PhD Humanities (Translation Studies and Italian)
    • Master of Professional Studies (Translation Studies)
    • Bachelor of Arts (majors in Linguistics and Italian)

    Dr Ellen McRae has extensive experience as an editor, scholar and translator. She has worked as an editor for over 25 years, both in-house and as a contractor. Her many years of experience make her an extremely accomplished editor who has assisted thousands of writers to express themselves more clearly and have their work published. Although she has edited a variety of genres, including trade fiction and legal texts, she has specialised in editing academic writing, including postgraduate theses, since 2004. She is also a professional translator of academic and literary texts. She received her PhD from the School of Languages and Literature at the University of Auckland in 2011, and she has an excellent record of publication including book chapters and journal articles. 

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      Dr Sherilyn Goldstone

       Managing Editor
    • PhD Biochemistry (University of Queensland)
    • Bachelor of Applied Science (Medical Laboratory Science) (Queensland University of Technology)

    Dr Sherilyn Goldstone has 12 years of experience in biomedical research, and has published over 20 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters in the specialist literature. She has worked as a science writer and editor throughout Europe and Australia, and has extensive experience in academic editing as a freelancer working primarily with biomedical researchers and academic publishing houses, and within the university environment. Her broad interests are in biology and medicine, though her eclectic taste in literature means that she is comfortable working with a broad range of subject areas.  

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  •  Ms Maisie Dubosarsky

    • Bachelor of Arts (English and Australian Literature)
    • First Class Honours in Australian Literature
    • Graduate Certificate in Screenwriting
    • Graduate Certificate in Language (French)

    Maisie Dubosarsky is a highly experienced editor, journalist and author. She has completed study at the University of Sydney, the Australian Film, Television and Radio School and the Sorbonne (Paris, France). She received the Abbie Clancy Award from the Society of Women Writers NSW for her Honours thesis on post-colonial transnationalism.

    Maisie began her career as academic editor and client services manager at Sydney University Press, while also freelancing as a research assistant to the Chair of Australian Literature at the University of Sydney. She has experience not only in what standard is required for theses at the university level, but also in what is required to progress from thesis to book publication. She has worked with many academics and doctoral students on enhancing their writing.

    Maisie Dubosarsky was also editor of adult fiction and non-fiction at Random House Australia, and was the youngest editor in the Random House Corporation worldwide. She has published plays, stories and articles in various national Australian publications, and has worked as a foreign guest journalist for Radio 2UE (Sydney). She is a member of the Society of Editors (NSW). 

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  • Dr Elen Turner

    • Bachelor of Arts
    • Honours in English and History
    • Diploma for Graduates (Art History)
    • PhD Interdisciplinary Humanities

    Dr Elen Turner has extensive academic experience within Australasian universities, as both a teacher and a student. She studied as an undergraduate at the University of Otago, New Zealand, as a postgraduate in Australia at the Australian National University, and has taught undergraduate Gender Studies and English at the Australian National University. Among her areas of research, writing and editing expertise she covers English, Comparative Literature, Gender Studies, History, Art History, Asian Studies and all humanities and social science disciplines. She has worked for the Kathmandu-based Himal Southasian magazine, and has taught English as a Second Language in Japan, so is particularly well-experienced editing the work of writers and students for whom English is a second language. She has also held editorial positions with Lilith: A Feminist History Journal and Asymptote online literary journal. Dr Turner has also been widely published, in academic and non-academic contexts, including Contemporary South Asia, Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific, CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture, International Feminist Journal of Politics, Rupkatha: Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies, Himal Southasian, Critical Flame, Kitaab: Asia+n Writing in English and The Asian Review of Books.

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