Laura Poole

Degree and Year: 
BA 1995
Professional Title: 
Copy Editor
Employer: 
Archer Editorial Services, Inc.

Professional Background: 
I'm a professional freelance copy editor of scholarly nonfiction. I work exclusively for scholarly publishers, including Duke Press. I now train other editors and co-own Copyediting.com

How has being an English graduate from Duke University helped shape your professional success?: 
It taught me how to read critically, with a sharp eye, and to pull in knowledge from the rest of the liberal arts courses.