Sarah Fish

Advanced Professional Member
Location Cardiff, Wales
Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
LinkedIn Sarah Fish


  • Copy-editing (onscreen and hard copy)
  • Proofreading (onscreen and hard copy)
  • Editorial project management
  • Editing non-native English
  • Rewriting
  • Anglicising
  • Proof collation


  • Books
  • Brochures and leaflets
  • Company literature
  • Educational materials
  • Illustrated books
  • Journals
  • Multi-author books
  • Newsletters
  • Online courses
  • Reports

Qualifications and experience

  • Advanced Professional Member, CIEP
  • SfEP accredited proofreader
  • More than 20 years of freelance editorial experience
  • Mentor, CIEP proofreader mentoring scheme
  • Tutor, CIEP proofreading and copy-editing courses
  • Subject Officer for Design and Technology, AQA (1995–2000)
  • MA Celtic Studies (University of Wales Trinity St David)
  • BA French Language and Literature (University of Sheffield, class 2.1)


  • Editing fiction (PTC)
  • SfEP Tutors Training Day, 2019
  • Annual SfEP conferences, 2018, 2017 and 2016
  • On-screen editing 1 (SfEP)
  • Brush up your copy-editing (SfEP)


  • Assessments and Qualifications Alliance (AQA)
  • Bear Press
  • Cornerstones Literacy Agency
  • Firefly Press
  • IRC (WASH Systems Academy)
  • Mac Keith Press
  • Parragon Books
  • Poetry Wales
  • Public Health Wales
  • Routledge
  • Seren Books
  • Taylor & Francis
  • University of Wales Press
  • Whitgift School


Architecture, biography (historical, literary), children (fiction and non-fiction), cultural studies, education, English literature, fiction, folklore, French, French literature, gender studies, geography, healthcare, history (general, British, European, medieval, social, Welsh), language, literary studies, poetry, political philosophy, psychology, social sciences


Thanks again for doing such a great job and making wise suggestions.  You're by far the best copy-editor I've dealt with!

Colin Cooper, author, Individual Differences and Personality (4th edn)