About Natalia Iwanek

Headshot of Natalia Iwanek. Smiling white person and Toronto-based copy editor, proofreader, and writer with black framed glasses, long brown hair, and white shirt, black sweater, against a blurred, brown brick background.

Thank you for stopping by!

If you’re looking for a Canadian freelance copy editor, proofreader, and SEO-content writer, you’ve come to the right place.

Questions or comments? Please do not hesitate to reach out anytime to discuss your project, my editor background, or to ask for further clarification!

I look forward to connecting! 

– Natalia

Natalia Iwanek Editing— Services


I also offer Sample Edits as a way to introduce you to my editing style and as a way to see if this project is the right fit for both of us. A Sample Edit also allows you to reflect on the type of editing that your project may need, and allows us an opportunity to discuss your exact requirements.


Who Am I?

Before we begin, an introduction is in order. I am a freelance Canadian (andoftenToronto, Ontario-based) copy editor, proofreader, and content writer—specializing in non-fiction, plain language, and inclusive language.

As a lifelong learner and admirer of language nuances and quirks, copy editing, stylistic editing, and proofreading always seemed to be what I was destined to do. In particular, I would say that my editing journey began many years ago, with years spent in various geographical locations. This privilege has granted me the opportunity to speak several languages, including English, Spanish, Ukrainian, and limited working-level Polish.

I have an educational background in English Literature and Political Science, as well as Certificates in Editing and Plain Language and training in accessibility. 

A voracious reader, I enjoy world literature, historical fiction, world history, Latin American history, political science, political philosophy, and international relations.

On a personal note, you can often find me reading (yet another book on my never-ending to-read list), cooking and baking (anything wrapped in dough), travelling (preferably to the desert), and taking photos (of old buildings and other people’s pets)!


Latest Copy Editing and Writing 

Some of my latest copy editing and writing can be found in BoldFace Blog—the official blog of Editors Toronto and The Editors’ Weekly—the official blog of Editors Canada, including

Editor Background: Education,  Certifications, and Professional Development
  • Editing
  • Plain Language
  • Inclusive/Conscious Language
  • Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI)
  • Sensitivity Reading
  • Accessibility and Inclusive Design
  • English Literature and Political Science
  • SEO and Paid Search
  • Word Press
  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)
Editing Specializations
  • Non-Fiction
  • Copy Editing, Stylistic Editing, Proofreading
  • Plain Language
  • Style Guide Development—with a focus on Inclusive/Conscious Language and Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI)
  • Accessible Documents
  • Chicago Manual of Style
  • Canadian English, US English
Additional Skills
  • Languages – English (Native), Ukrainian (Native), Spanish (C1), Polish (B1)
  • Sensitivity Reading—with a focus Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI)
  • SEO and Paid Search
  • WordPress
Awards and Recognitions
Volunteer and Relevant Work Experience
  • Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee Member – Editors Canada 2021
  • Marketing and Communications Committee Member – Editors Canada 2021
  • Student Relations Committee Member – Editors Canada 2020-21


Memberships and Affiliations
Contact Me.
Please feel free to contact me anytime to discuss your project further.