Lily Quan - Sage North

Lily Quan
72 Victor Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M4K 1A8
Telephone: (416) 902-6440
November 09 - present
Aug 02 - present
Freelance Writer
Office of Bruce Hyer, Member of Parliament for Thunder BaySuperior North
Freelance Copy Editor/Proofreader
Clients include TD Bank Financial Group, DraftFCB Inc.,
MacLaren McCann Canada Inc., Jeffrey Simbrow and
Associates Inc. and Wunderman Inc.
Accounts include Canada Post, Ontario Lottery and Gaming
Corporation, General Motors of Canada Ltd., Rogers
Communications Inc.
Sept 01 - June 02
Sept 00 - June 01
Elementary School Teacher
George B. Little Public School
Dewson Street Jr. Public School
Aug 97 - Aug 99
Freelance Proofreader
MacLaren McCann Canada Inc.
Proofread and copy edited at various companies including
DraftFCB Inc. and MacLaren McCann Canada Inc.
Wrote articles for the Office of Bruce Hyer, MP
Wrote a profile for Homemakers magazine
Wrote a personal essay that was published in
The Globe and Mail newspaper
Wrote and narrated a personal essay that aired on
CBC Radio One
Taught core subjects and French immersion for the Toronto
District School Board
Apr 05 - Aug 05
Ontario Graduate Certificate
Creative Book Publishing Program,
Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Sept 98 - Apr 99
Ontario Graduate Certificate
Media Copywriting Program,
Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Sept 87 - May 92
Bachelor of Arts Degree
French Language and Literature and Psychology,
Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Toronto
June 09
Proofreading with Adobe Acrobat Seminar
Editors’ Association of Canada
Sep 06 - Dec 06
Copy Editing for Books, Journals and Reports Course
G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education Publishing
Program, Ryerson University
July 05
Adobe InDesign Workshop
-- 3-day training on the fundamentals of InDesign
Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
“Turning Point: Kim Beatty”
-- profile of Kim Beatty, founder of the Children’s Book Bank,
published in Homemakers magazine, September 2009
“Remembering the Body”
-- short story that was shortlisted for the
fiction issue of Toronto Life magazine, July 2006
“Growing Up with Amah”
-- personal essay aired on June 3, 2003,
Sounds Like Canada, CBC Radio One
“Eat, Drink, Mother, Father”
-- personal essay published November 18, 2002,
Facts and Arguments page, The Globe and Mail newspaper
Jan 04 - present
Editors’ Association of Canada
Past Secretary of the Toronto EAC branch
Sept 05 – May 07
Book Publishers’ Professional Association