Holly Monty

Holly Monty
Dr. Richard Pollard


Holly, a freelance editor for 20 years, has worked on books and articles published by many of the world’s leading publishers, including Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, MIT Press, University of Minnesota Press, John Wiley, Springer, Erlbaum, Pearson-Prentice Hall, Macmillan, Teacher Ideas Press, and other top names in academic and nonfiction publishing. To date, she has edited more than 500 published nonfiction books and monographs and several hundred dissertations and theses. Holly is proud to have worked with a diversity of students and academics from a broad range of universities, including the following:

Editing Services

Holly specializes in providing the following services:

  • Copy editing: grammar, spelling, punctuation, consistency, style
  • Line editing: sentence structure and clarity
  • Formatting: APA, Chicago, or according to university or publisher guidelines
  • APA 6th to 7th edition conversions
  • Chicago to APA conversions
  • Tables, figures & equations
  • LaTeX

Areas of Specialty

A good editor can work within just about any field, but Holly is particularly interested in the following areas:

  • education
  • film and film studies
  • history
  • leadership studies
  • linguistics, communication, and rhetoric
  • nursing and medicine
  • philosophy
  • physics and geophysics, including water
  • psychology and social sciences
  • urban studies