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Welcome to the 19th annual American Copy Editors Society national conference in Pittsburgh March 26-28, 2015. (Photo by Jeremy Davis.)

Note: This schedule is subject to change.
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Patricia E. Boyd

Steel Pencil Editorial
Consultant copyeditor and writer
Greater Pittsburgh Area
Patty Boyd, a consultant editor, has copyedited more than 250 books, both fiction and nonfiction, including a National Book Award nominee and numerous well-received business books and political biographies. She has served as editor in chief for two journals, Railroad History and Technology and Culture. Patty has also written ad copy for a national scientific supply company and developed a talent for making numerous nearly identical thermometers sound unique.

Ms. Boyd earned a master's degree in marine sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and conducted research in marine microbiology. With her technical background and editorial skills, she is often her clients' go-to editor for difficult technical material. In her free time, she enjoys traveling when she can afford it and, otherwise, pickup soccer. She is learning Turkish, the language of her soon-to-be daughter-in-law, and she speaks intermediate French.