Aileen Ferris

Aileen Ferris is an experienced writer, editor and proofreader with a background in the publishing business. She also has experience editing web content. She is located in Cork, Ireland. Contact her to discuss your project.


MA in English Literature, University of Sheffield, 2009
BA (Hons) in English, University College Dublin, 2006


2018-2019 Mercier Press – Ireland’s oldest publisher
2018 Literature Editor at the popular cultural media website HeadStuff.org

Subject areas

History, psychology, sociology, philosophy, English, Classics, anthropology, politics & current affairs, social justice, travel, mental health, self-help, biography, memoir, lifestyle, children’s books.

Sample writing

No Hysteria: The Dismissal of Female Pain by Aileen Ferris
Dance of Reality: Cork’s Circus for Gaza Cabaret

Sample work edited

Reasonable Access website text edit
Behind the Form Rejection by Claire Hennessy
Listen Now Again: An Exhibition on Seamus Heaney by Chris Fitzgerald