Qualifications

Lan Wang graduated from the RMIT Graduate Diploma in Editing and Publishing with honours and over the last 20 years has worked both inhouse and as a freelancer for trade publishers, government agencies, and academic and non-government organisations.

Her specialty subject areas include: social sciences, psychology, technology, education, biological sciences, Asian studies, humanities.

Her publishing skills include: structural editing, copyediting, writing, typesetting, production management, ebook creation, website development.

The types of publications she has worked on include: textbooks, academic papers, newsletters, annual reports, style guides.

Other skills include: lecturing on editing and publishing at tertiary level, project management, proficiency in using a wide range of publishing software, database development.

Examples of clients: Australian Institute of Family Studies, CSIRO Publishing, Curriculum Corporation, Pearson Australia, Birds Australia, Dorling Kindersley, Australian Drug Foundation.

Lan is an Accredited Editor and Honorary Life Member of the Institute of Professional Editors, and was primarily responsible for updating The Australian Editing Handbook to its third edition (2014).