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Recent Copy Editing
Performance Matters: A Journal about the Materiality and the Consequentiality of Performance. Issues 1(1–2), 2015; 2(1) & 2(2), 2016; 3(1), 2017; 3(2), 2017; 4(1–2), 2018; 4(3), 2018; 5(1), 2019; 5(2), 2019; 6(1), 2020; 6(2), 2021.
Catherine Gidney, Captive Audience: How Corporations Invaded Our Schools (Between the Lines, 2019)
Jin Haritaworn, Ghaida Moussa and Syrus Marcus Ware, eds., Marvellous Grounds: Queer of Colour Histories of Toronto (Between the Lines, 2018)
Jim Taylor, ed., Times and Tides: BC Conference—An Overview 1970–2017 (BC Conference, The United Church of Canada, 2018)
Andrée Lévesque, trans. Lazer Lederhendler, Freethinker: The Life and Works of Éva Circé-Côté (Between the Lines, 2017) (Freethinker is translated from the 2011 Clio prize winner, Éva Circé-Côté, libre penseuse, 1871–1949)
Louis Hyman and Joseph Tohill, eds., Shopping for Change: Consumer Activism and the Possibilities of Purchasing Power (Between the Lines, 2017)
Bryan D. Palmer and Gaétan Héroux, Toronto’s Poor: A Rebellious History (Between the Lines, 2016) (Winner, CAWLS Book Prize for the best book in work and labour studies, 2017)
Ester Reiter, A Future Without Hate or Need: The Promise of the Jewish Left in Canada (Between the Lines, 2016) (Shortlisted for the Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature—History, 2017)
Lara Campbell, Michael Dawson, and Catherine Gidney, eds., Worth Fighting For: Canada’s Tradition of War Resistance from 1812 to the War on Terror (Between the Lines, 2015)
Ernie Regehr, Disarming Conflict: Why Peace Cannot Be Won on the Battlefield (Between the Lines, 2015)
Karen Messing, Pain and Prejudice: What Science Can Learn about Work from the People Who Do It (Between the Lines, 2014) (Shortlisted for the Science in Society General Book Award, 2014)