Signe Jorgenson is a writer, developmental editor, copyeditor, and proofreader with nearly twenty years of writing experience and ten years of formal experience as a copyeditor and proofreader. She is Co-Editor in Chief and Nonfiction Editor at both Pebblebrook Press and Stoneboat Literary Journal. She was also a tenured professor at Lakeland University and taught courses in grammar, creative writing, technical writing, and composition for ten years before launching her business. Through her work with Stoneboat and Pebblebrook, Signe has edited pieces by Robert Vivian, Robert Root, Philip Dacey, Joyce Dyer, Karl Elder, and James Grabill, among others. She has also interviewed Chad Harbach.
Signe provides a variety of editing and writing services. Her professional critiques of literary fiction and nonfiction include tangible suggestions for revision. Additionally, she helps writers develop and refine fiction and creative nonfiction manuscripts at any stage of the writing process. She also assists writers in preparing manuscripts for submission and publication, and she copyedits and proofreads articles, manuscripts, business documents, dissertations, and everything in between for clarity and coherence. Additionally, she offers resume writing services and guides students as they craft personal statements and other materials for the college and graduate school application processes.
Signe’s essays and poetry have appeared in numerous literary journals, including Sonora Review, Fugue, Dos Passos Review, Oyez Review, and Steam Ticket. She holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of Alaska Anchorage and is a recipient of the Northern Lights Essay Award.
Signe Jorgenson Editorial Services was featured in USA Today in November 2016.