Matt Smith

Freelance Editor, Proofreader, & More

Location:Albany/Buffalo, New York, United States
8 Skills
I am an award-winning editor and writer with more than 30 years experience editing books, scripts, business copy and journalism pieces. I provide everything from thorough copyediting and proofreading services to developmental editing. A former Day Supervisor for The Associated Press, I am an expert in AP style. I have decades of experience creating written content for multiple communications platforms, including digital and print. I am also an expert in crisis communications and media strategy.

I have written three books, co-founded a satirical weekly newspaper, and have served as an editor on books written by others.

I am now taking on assignments in the areas of editing, story development, proof reading, writing and communications consultation.

Books written:
Ugly Poems and Hideous Tales from an Illegitimate Man

Stay Away From Lions - 2016
Jailed By My Father: Tales of Tough Love, Bad Haircuts and O.J.

Books edited:
King Acid and Other Essays
A River's Tale
Bed's Too Big Without You

Co-Founder - The Albany Smudge (satirical weekly online newspaper)

Co-Founder of 'Alternative Incite' zine