Ann Greenberger is a developmental editor, writing coach, and copyeditor with more than twenty-five years of experience helping individuals who are writing academic papers and books, and individuals who are writing general nonfiction and memoir. It is her mix of experience in creative writing and teaching, plus her skills in educational book publishing that allow her to bring expertise to projects both academic and creative.
She developed dozens of titles for higher education publishers, first as an in-house developmental editor for Pearson Education. As a developmental editor, she works with academic writers and nonfiction writers through the creative and thought processes of putting together their story with logic and impact.
Ann is a member of the Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA) where she provided coaching to academic authors and presented a webinar on developmental editor. As a member of the Northwest Editors Guild, she volunteered as a mentored to editors early in their careers. She is also a long-time member of the Cambridge and Academic Editors Network (CAEN).
Ann grew up in Ohio and attended Oberlin College. She received a BFA in Literature and Writing from Emerson College in Boston. Ann has a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Iowa Writers Workshop where she studied poetry. For five years, she taught college English, composition, and literature courses at universities in Boston. Ann was managing editor of the literary magazine, AGNI. She received arts council grants for three consecutive years to lead Life Stories writing workshops for adults in Somerville, Massachusetts.
After many years in Boston, Ann moved to Corvallis, Oregon. Most days Ann is outside in one of the many Corvallis parks or natural reserves, walking with her poodle.