Carol Saller

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General Information

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Name: Carol Saller

Pen Name: Carol Fisher Saller

Born: in Peoria, Illinois

Websites:

Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Subversive-Copy-Editor/58357327829?ref=nf=carol+saller

Email: carolsaller@sbcglobal.net


Illinois Connection

Saller was born in Peoria and currently resides in the Chicago area.

Biographical and Professional Information

Carol Saller is a senior manuscript editor at the University of Chicago Press and editor of the Chicago Manual of Style and the Chicago Manual of Style Online's Q & A. She currently writes for the Lingua Franca blog at the Chronicle of Higher Education, and has also worked as an editor of children’s books at Cricket Books (Carus Publishing).

Published Works

  • The Bridge Dancers, Carolrhoda, 1991
  • Pug, Slug, and Doug the Thug, Carolrhoda, 1993
  • Florence Kelley, Carolrhoda, 1997
  • Working Children, Carolrhoda, 1998
  • George Washington Carver, Carolrhoda, 2001
  • The Subversive Copy Editor: Advice from Chicago (or, How to Negotiation Good Relationships with Your Writers, Your Colleagues, and Yourself) , University of Chicago Press, 2009 - second edition printed, 2016
  • Eddie's War, namelos, 2011
  • Moonlight Blogger: Essays from the Subversive Copy Editor Blog, CreateSpace, 2011

Titles at Your Library

Pug, Slug, and Doug the Thug (Picture Books)

ISBN: 0876148038
Release Date: 1993-12

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Florence Kelley (On My Own Biographies)

ISBN: 1575050161
Release Date: 1997-05

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Working Children (Picture the American Past)

ISBN: 1575052768
Release Date: 1998-10-01

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George Washington Carver (On My Own Biographies (Paperback))

ISBN: 1575054582
Release Date: 2000-09-02

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The Subversive Copy Editor: Advice from Chicago (or, How to Negotiate Good Relationships with Your Writers, Your Colleagues, and Yourself) (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing)

ISBN: 0226734250
Release Date: 2009-03-16

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Eddie's War

ISBN: 1608981088
Release Date: 2011-08-01

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Moonlight Blogger: Essays from the Subversive Copy Editor Blog

ISBN: 1463539207
Release Date: 2011-09-08

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Literary Awards

The Bridge Dancers

  • The Carl Sandburg Award for Children's Literature

George Washington Carver

  • NCSS/CBC Notable Children’s Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies

Eddie's War

  • Kirkus Reviews, Best Children’s Books of 2011 (Starred review)
  • Bankstreet Best Children’s Books of the Year, 2012 (Twelve to Fourteen, Outstanding Merit)
  • 2012 Best of the Best Fiction for Teens, Chicago Public Library
  • Nominated for Maryland's Black-Eyed Susan Award (2014-2015)

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

External Links

Carol Saller on WorldCat

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