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.
Sara E. Pratt
Sara is a science writer and editor and science communications professional with 15 years experience encouraging scientific literacy through journalism, educational publishing, and public outreach. She is based in Boulder, Colo.
Specialties: Science Writing/Editing (newspapers, magazines, Web, textbooks) • Editorial Project Management • Educational & Public Outreach Program Development • Communications & Media Relations • College Level Teaching Experience • Subject Matter Expertise in the Earth, Environmental, Climate, and Marine Sciences • Proofreading/Copy Editing
Terri is an award-winning freelance writer, editor, and illustrator with extensive experience working for national and local media outlets, nonprofits, and other clients. A scientist by training and a member of the NAS-sponsored U.S. Geoheritage and Geoparks Advisory Group, Terri has traveled around the globe to bring richly reported details and captivating visuals to print and digital outlets in both the U.S. and Europe. Her bylines include four books plus hundreds of articles published in Outside, Scientific American, New Scientist, NOVA Next, Lonely Planet, the L.A. Times, Eos, Geo ExPro, Science News, EARTH, and other outlets. Terri lives in Boulder, Colo., and is the 2019-2020 Science Communication Fellow for the Geological Society of America.
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.
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.