You're a thinker. you're an artist.

You have something
compelling to say. 

I help scholars and performers tell their stories.

ACADEMIC EDITING and INDEXING

I am a freelance editor skilled at clarifying scholarly writing and managing multiple workflows, with experience as an in-house editor. From light copyediting to more substantial interventions focused on strengthening your prose, I can help you to hone your manuscript. Now accepting indexing work.

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PROJECTION DESIGN and VIDEO EDITING

I work with early music ensembles to embed translated supertitles in lush, carefully curated imagery that enhances the performance without distracting from the performers. In 2020, thanks to the disruptions of covid, I have adapted these skills to video editing, as ensembles have taken refuge in cyberspace. Clients include the Newberry Consort (Chicago), Les Délices (Cleveland), and Blue Heron (Boston).

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ABOUT KEENER EDITORIAL

keen ideas in focus

Formerly a staff editor at A-R Editions (Middleton, WI), I’m an academic editor with a PhD from the University of Chicago and years of experience helping writers hone their prose. Since 2012 I’ve also made a specialty of designing slideshows for live performance, combining supertitle translations with carefully curated images from primary sources.

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