Below is a summary of my work, professional development, education, volunteering, and awards. For my full resume, visit my LinkedIn page. To find out a bit more about me as a human, see my about me page.

Current work experience

Naomi Racz, Writer & Editor Copywriter, Editor & Publications Co-ordinator

  • Running a business offering non-profits and mission driven businesses (with a focus on environmental organisations) copywriting, editing, and publications co-ordination services.
  • A current client is the Diocese of Islands and Inlets (BC). I act as editor of Faith Tides, a monthly digital newspaper, soliciting and editing contributions, uploading content to the website, sending out the newsletter, and writing articles as needed.

Stonecrop Review Editor

  • Co-founder of literary magazine Stonecrop Review, which publishes art, photography, and creative writing that explored nature in the city.
  • Reviewing and selecting submissions and providing contributors with editorial feedback, as well as proofreading the final layout.
  • Other tasks include: updating the website, promoting open submissions periods and new issues, and publishing the newsletter.

Previous work experience and internships

  • Anglican Diocese of Toronto Interim Editor – The Anglican (2022)
  • Hachette Book Group Canada Publicity Intern (2019)
  • Toronto Environmental Alliance Event & Admin Support (2018-2019)
  • New Zealand Bicycle Touring Traveller (2018)
  • Wetlands International Communications Officer (2015-2018)
  • Eurosite Communications Officer (2014-2016)
  • University of Nottingham Social Media Officer (2012-2013)
  • Comma Press Editorial Intern (2012)
  • Smith Goodfellow PR Copywriter (2012)

University education

  • Simon Fraser University Continuing Studies
    • Plain Language Principles (2022)
  • Toronto Metropolitan University Chang School of Continuing Education
    • Introduction to Trade Publishing (2019)
    • Practical Grammar and Punctuation (2020)
    • Copy and Stylistic Editing I (2020)
    • Copy and Stylistic Editing II (2021)
    • Substantive and Stylistic Editing (2022)
  • University of Exeter MA in Writing, Nature and Place (2010-2012)
  • University of St Andrews BA in Philosophy (2006-2010)

Courses, workshops, and professional development

  • Editors Canada John Eerkes-Medrano Mentorship Program Mentee (2022)
  • Orion Magazine Environmental Writers’ Workshop with Jessica J. Lee (2021)
  • Blackford Centre Diploma in Copywriting (2018-2019)


  • Victoria Festival of Authors Volunteer Interviewer (2020-2021)
  • Magazines Canada Conference Volunteer (2019)
  • Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust Volunteer Writer (2012)


  • Toronto Metropolitan University Robert Weaver Award for Editorial Excellence (2021)
  • Toronto Metropolitan University Rosemary Shipton Award for Excellence in Editing (2020 nominee)
  • Editors Canada Claudette Upton Scholarship (2020)
  • Toronto Metropolitan University Charles Oberdorf Memorial Award (2019)


  • Ursa Minor Writing Group Member
  • Anglican Editors Association Member
  • Victoria Festival of Authors Member
  • Editors Canada Student Affiliate
  • PLAIN (Plain Language Association International) Student Member