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Editing and writing

Executive Director, part time

Supporting the Chair, Executive Committee, and the Board of the Center by overseeing and supporting the administrative and logistical aspects of the Center's work

2023 - present


The Clarity Journal

Editor-in-Chief, part time

Bi-annual journal of the international association promoting plain legal language

2022 - present


Work for publishers

2019 – present

Proofreading and indexing

See portfolio links for more details

Ksenia Penkina.webp

2022 – ongoing

Full edits and translations French-English of highly technical pastry recipe workbooks offers online masterclass courses by world-renowned pastry chefs. Each course comes with a recipe workbook.

Image: courtesy of Ksenia Penkina

Man with Book

Epilogue to Apa Kabar,
C. Groot, writer

July 2022

Full edit

Scientific explanation of the emotionally traumatic experiences that were described in the autobiography Apa Kabar (How are You?) and ways to overcome those experiences. Independent author.


Leaving the Funny Pharm,
J. Roshlaub, writer

Spring 2021

Structural edit

Short stories, independent author.

Piles of Books

Legal documents


Writing, editing, and proofreading

Thousands of legal documents in both English and Dutch, many written in plain language.

Writing: short articles

The Editing Essentials Test Tested: Unlock Your Editing Career, The Editor's Weekly, April 2022

Update on the International Plain Language Standard: An Interview with Gael Spivak. The Editor's Weekly, October 2021

Editing Medical-Legal Reports: An Interview with Jahleen Turnbull-Sousa. The Editor's Weekly, October 2021


Suitable Housing: Criteria Qualified by Judges

M. Elsinga, author

Paperback, 1991. (Tjeenk Willink Zwolle, publisher)

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