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Lorna Partington Walsh

Editor/Proofreader

I am a professional editor of fiction and nonfiction. Current clients include Best Seller Publishing, Mascot Books and Cleo (parenting app).

I have been living in California for the past 10 years and recently relocated from Los Angeles to Sheffield (yes, the weather IS rather different here!). 

But I'm not new to Steel City. After attending the University of Sheffield, I stayed on and worked for the Showroom Cinema's education department. From there, I went to the BFI Southbank to work with indie film exhibitors/festivals, and then I joined Northern Film & Media in Newcastle Upon Tyne to develop community film projects. 

When I moved to the US, I worked for nonprofits in the digital literacy field before taking a year-long sabbatical to write a novel and retrain as a copyeditor. I have been a professional freelance editor for 5 years.