Susan Luton

Highly motivated professional independent editor. Brings to each project many years of experience copyediting, content (substantive) editing, and writing, as well as extreme attention to detail, proven communication skills with clients, and a love of language.

Qualifications Summary

  • Editing for clients: 17 years of experience (as of 2015)
  • Writing for clients: 13 years of experience (as of 2015)
  • B.A. in English from The University of Texas at Austin
  • M.A. in Foreign Language Education from The University of Texas at Austin
  • Coursework at Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City

Partial List of Clients


  • Darlene Marwitz, author of Italy Fever (Portico Press, Inc., 2000)
  • James K. George, author of Contact Sport: A Story of Champions, Airwaves, and a One-Day Race Around the World . (Greenleaf Book Group, 2016) and Reunion (AuthorHouse, 2012)
  • Karen Casey Fitzjerrell, author of The Dividing Season (WKMA Publishing, 2012) and Forgiving Effie Beck (WKMA Publishing, 2013)

Curriculum and Multimedia Content

  • University of Texas Health Science Center (Houston, Texas)
  • Cortex Interactive, Inc. (Austin, Texas)
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (Austin, Texas)

Assessment Content

  • Pearson (Austin, Texas)
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (Austin, Texas)
  • Macmillan McGraw-Hill (New York, New York)
  • The Princeton Review (New York, New York)
  • MetriTech (Champaign, Illinois)
  • Questar Assessment, Inc. (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
  • The Publishers Partnership (Ridgewood, New Jersey)
  • Brown Publishing Network (Waltham, Massachusetts)


  • The Game of What If? American Journal of Nursing (2008)
  • Getting to Know Her Roots. San Antonio Express-News (2004)
  • CATCH Kids Club Nutrition. FlagHouse, Inc. (2005)

Professional Affiliations

  • Editorial Freelancers Association
  • Copyediting-L
  • LinkEds & Writers
  • Her Domain of Austin