Katherine J. Barrett is a freelance writer, editor, and researcher located in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada. She provides writing and editorial services for businesses, organizations, and individuals.
Katherine has the professional experience to understand both the subject matter and the editorial requirements of a wide range of documents. She holds an MSc and PhD in the natural and social sciences and has published numerous academic articles. Her PhD dissertation was nominated for the Governor General's Gold Medal for graduate research. Katherine has also published and edited literary work and in 2013 founded Understorey, a magazine of literary writing and visual art.
With employment experience in universities, non-profit organizations, publishing houses, and government departments, including the Office of the Auditor General of Canada, Katherine has the skill to write to exacting standards and for diverse clients, readers, and venues.
“Katherine has a keen editing eye and brings clarity to complex concepts. I am an older student completing a doctoral dissertation and with Katherine’s assistance I have felt encouraged. She offers direct suggestions and comments that I have found extremely beneficial. I would highly recommend her!”
-Nancy Ross, doctoral candidate
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