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poslfit v. to bring (possibly excessive) order out of chaos

Poslfit Editorial Services is a marriage between a love of books and a passion for getting things right. We are devoted to words, design, and the process of creating books.

You may be looking for the related web sites poslfit.com or poslfit press. If not, please read on.

☞ Who We Are

Kristen Pederson Chew has an MA in medieval studies from the University of Toronto, nine years' experience as an acquisitions editor in academic and commercial publishing and more than ten years' experience in bookselling. She has acquired, copyedited, substantively edited, researched pictures and rights for, and proofread books, journals, biographies, press releases, CD liner notes and web sites. She is a member of the Editors' Association of Canada. She can be reached between 10:00 A.M. and 6:00 P.M. ET at +1 416 828 5733, or by e-mail at editor@poslfit.com. Her resume is available online.

John Chew has an MSc in mathematics from the University of Toronto, four years' experience in the typesetting and printing industries, ten years' experience as a web designer and close to thirty years' experience as a programmer. He has designed books for poslfit press and is webmaster for poslfit.com and the National SCRABBLE Association. He is a native speaker of English and Japanese, and can translate to those languages from French, German and Spanish. John can be reached between 10:00 A.M. and 10:00 P.M. ET at +1 416 876 7675, or by e-mail at jjchew@math.utoronto.ca.

☞ Services We Offer

Copyediting Form Design
Proofreading Web Design
Book Design Web Application Design
Translation Database Publishing

☞ Recent and Current Projects

Developed an online service for indexers that converts highlighted index terms in the GoodReader iOS app into input files for the CINDEX indexing application for OS/X and Windows.
Web site development for www.sheeba.ca (see also sheeba.ca without Flash). Design and implementation of Issa's (formerly known as Jane Siberry's) self-determined pricing scheme for music downloads.
Proofreader for the Canadian Historical Review.
Developing a style guide for www.janesiberry.com. Copyedited CD liner notes for SHUSHAN (The Palace): Hymns of Earth, Sheeba Records, 2003.
Copyediting a manuscript on Old Norse for the University of Toronto Press.
Proofreading online content at www.scrabbleassociation.com.
Designed and published the Official Long Words List, poslfit press, 2003.
Edited Canada and the Boer War, by Carman Miller, James Lorimer and Co., 2003.
Edited Paul Martin: CEO for Canada? by Murray Dobbin, James Lorimer and Co., 2003.
Edited Uncommon Readers: Denis Donoghue, Frank Kermode, George Steiner, and the Tradition of the Common Reader, by Christopher Knight, University of Toronto Press, 2003.
Created and developed series Toronto Studies in Book and Print Culture. University of Toronto Press, 2003?.

☞ Contact Us

To discuss your project needs, please contact us at:

E-mail:editor@poslfit.com
Phone:+1 416 828 5733
Fax:+1 416 828 0100
Postal:9 Fulton Avenue
Toronto ON M4K 1X6
Canada