Gneiss Editing Partners

Gneiss Editing is led by founder and editor Megan Sever, but we have partners throughout the industry with whom we contract to better serve our clients. 

Joellen Talbot

Joellen is a career editor with decades of science editing and proofreading under her belt. She has edited dozens of government reports, several books, and EARTH Magazine, as well as various reports for non-government groups like AAAS. She knows the Chicago Manual of Style like the back of her hand and excels at finding that pesky little error that everyone else missed. If my life depended on finding a typo, she's who I'd trust to find it. Joellen can be reached through Gneiss Editing LLC. 

Kat Cantner

Kat is a geologist, artist, science illustrator and science educator currently living in St. Paul, Minn. She has an educational background in volcanology, archaeology and oceanography, as well as a degree in science illustration. She was EARTH Magazine's illustrator for seven years and now writes narrative nonfiction children's books, teaches geology labs, is a blacksmith and jewelry maker, and still illustrates when she can. She is proficient in Photoshop, cartography and web layout, and can create any kind of scientific illustration you could dream of, from paintings of Pleistocene landscapes to cross sections of entire regions.

www.kcantner.com

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Nicole Schmidgall

Nicole is a graphic designer with 10+ years experience working for many publications, the longest of which was EARTH Magazine, where she mastered the art of making any scientific document attractive. Nicole is currently a full-time designer for a nonprofit that allows her to create everything from magazines, brochures and mailers to web graphics and advertisements for multiple formats. She is proficient in InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop and also creates websites. She can design to meet your needs, whatever they may be. Nicole lives in Northern Virginia.

www.nicoleschmidgall.com

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