Nancy is an experienced editor of fiction, poetry and non-fiction books. For over a decade she has provided editorial services for humanities publishers and arts organisations through Campbell Copy. Some recent projects are listed below.


Oxford Poetry

Founded over 100 years ago, Oxford Poetry is one of the world’s oldest dedicated poetry magazines and, according to Tom Paulin, ‘One of the best small magazines in the country.’ Nancy was on the editorial team alongside Mary Jean Chan and Theophilus Kwek for issues XVI.iii and XVII.i. ISSN 1465-6213

New Modernist Editing

Nancy was a key member of the AHRC Network on the New Modernist Editing investigating the important recent developments in scholarly and editorial practice in the preparation and production of modernist texts.


Printmaking Today

Editor of one of the world’s leading magazines of contemporary graphic art, and the authorised journal of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers, between 2013 and 2017. Quarterly. ISSN 0960-9253

Guest Editor

Dark Mountain Journal

Guest editor of Dark Mountain: Issues 9 and 14. Find out more about the Dark Mountain project here.


The Idler

Proofreader to The Idler journal since 2010. Originally a cloth-bound annual publication, in 2016 the journal adopted contemporary paper covers and is now issued quarterly. ISSN 2397-4605

Editor, with Frances and Nicolas McDowall

The Old Stile Press... The Next Ten Years 2010

Compiled the bibliography of one of the UK’s foremost fine presses, established in 1979.


Guest Editor


Guest editor of Issue 4 of the annual online journal of the Scottish Centre for Geopoetics, published Summer 2015.

English language editor, Museum Meermanno

Editorial work on English editions of exhibition catalogues for the Museum Meermanno (Museum of the Book) in The Hague, including The Ideal Book: A Hundred Years of Private Press Printing in The Netherlands.

Commissioning Editor


An original series of poetry and fiction, published by Sylph Editions and selected by novelist Ali Smith as her ‘Book of the Year’ in The Guardian.

Co-Editor, with Catherine Dixon and Bridget Wilkins

In Our Own Words

An anthology of interviews with publishing luminaries, commissioned to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the Wynkyn de Worde Society in 2007.