Joseph Laredo

Professional Member
Location Augusta Villa, 136 London Road, STONY STRATFORD, Buckinghamshire MK11 1JH
Telephone 01908 564 578
Mobile 07974 696 589
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Editing non-native English, foreign language copy-editing (French), foreign language proofreading (French), on-screen editing, on-screen proofreading, page design, page layout, proofreading, research, rewriting, translating (French into English), writing


Books, educational materials, illustrated books, journals, language course materials, magazines, multi-author books, travel guides

Equipment and software

Computer(s): PC; Office; QuarkXPress, InDesign

Qualifications and awards

BA French and German


Introduction to Fiction Editing (SfEP) 2016, Getting Work with Non-publishers (SfEP) 2012, Introduction to Web Editorial Skills (SfEP) 2011, Efficient Copy-editing (SfEP) 2010


Association of Commonwealth Universities, Berlitz, Cambridge Publishing Management, Cambridge University Press, Cottier Press, Dance Books (Sweden), Dargaud Media Corporation (France/USA), Decca Record Company, Discovery Education, Edition Olms (Switzerland), Elektra Media, European Piano Teachers' Association, HarperCollins, Historic Chapels Trust, Institute for Public Health and the Environment (Netherlands), Institue of Translating and Interpreting, Libris, McKenzie Publishing (The Squash Player magazine), Michel Lafon (France), Nelson Thornes, Noordhoff, Palgrave Macmillan (UK), Pearson Educación (Spain), Rhinegold Publishing, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Sage Publications, Studio Imago (Netherlands), Taylor and Francis, United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (Finland)


Building/construction, business studies (marketing and organisational behaviour), children's education, country/area studies, dance, drama, education (primary, secondary), EFL/ESL/ELT, English (usage), fitness/health, French language, French literature, language, music (classical, piano), religious studies, sailing, squash, theatre, tourism/travel, wine


Thank you for … your excellent proofs

Sage Publications editor

… a very thorough job

HarperCollins manager

… your keen eye

Sage Publications author

… your help, hard work and dedication

Pearson manager

… a fantastic job, executed with intelligence, sensitivity and very good judgement

Dance Books author

… a lovely presentation

interview subject

… your easy writing style


… your excellent journalism, expertise, authority and timely responses

magazine editor

… your clear, concise and solid information


… your diligent and judicious editing of my piece … It’s good to see that someone is taking the editorial process so seriously

Sage Publications authors