Lana has been a freelance editor, indexer and writer for 15 years. She is a partner of West Coast Editorial Associates and a Certified Professional Editor with Editors Canada. Specializing in non-fiction books and publications, she works for clients such as Penguin Random House, Figure 1 Publishing, Wiley Canada and Page Two Strategies, as well as self-publishing authors and various provincial government ministries. An instructor in Simon Fraser University’s Editing Certificate program, Lana also gives writing and editing workshops for a variety of clients. Early in her editing career, she was on the editorial collective for the literary quarterly Room, and her writing has appeared in the Tyee, BC Business, British Columbia History and Amphora.