Ellie Barton


Ellie Barton is a freelance editor of memoir, creative nonfiction, and scholarly books. She works for McGill-Queen’s University Press, University of Toronto Press, and individual authors seeking to self-publish or to submit their manuscript to an agent or a publisher.

Prior to training as an editor, Ellie worked as a reporter for The Whig-Standard, a communications officer for health-care organizations, and a writing consultant at Queen’s University Writing Centre. She is the author of two books of creative nonfiction, both local histories.

As a member of Editors Canada, Ellie coordinated Editors Kingston for several years and helped to develop certification tests for stylistic and structural editing.

Ellie has a Certificate in Publishing from Ryerson University, an MA in Canadian literature and a BEd from Queen’s University, and a BA from Trinity College, University of Toronto.

Upcoming courses taught by Ellie Barton

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Start DateWed, Mar 6, 2024
Area of StudyEditing
Location- Online