Nancy is an experienced editor of fiction, poetry and non-fiction books. She provides editorial services for humanities publishers and arts organisations through Campbell Copy, and is a Professional Member of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders. Some recent projects are listed below.
Founded over 100 years ago, Oxford Poetry is arguably one of the world’s oldest dedicated poetry magazines and, according to Tom Paulin, ‘One of the best small magazines in the country.’ The editorial team is made up of Nancy, Mary Jean Chan and Theophilus Kwek. ISSN 1465-6213
New Modernist Editing
Nancy is 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.
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
Dark Mountain Journal
Guest editor of Dark Mountain: Issue 9. Find out more about the Dark Mountain project here.
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 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.
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.