Renee Villanueva-Last, Principal Editor of Last Edits, has worked for:

  • AVA Publishing (now part of Bloomsbury Publishing plc)
  • Psychology Press (part of the Taylor & Francis Group)
  • John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • LexisNexis UK (formerly Butterworths Tolley)

Renee’s experience covers the editorial, production and marketing sectors of publishing. She has worked with authors, designers and various freelancers, and has overseen book projects from research and commissioning stages to production and publication. Her skills include:

  • Commissioning
  • Content development
  • Copy-editing
  • Fact checking
  • Managing and training staff
  • Market research
  • Picture research
  • Preparing book projects for press/publication
  • Project management
  • Proofreading

Renee’s areas of expertise are in academic and visual arts publishing.