Shelley Wolson

Shelley Wolson

Adjunct Instructor

Shelley Wolson is a freelance copy editor and writer with special expertise in food, lifestyle, and family topics. A journalist for more than 30 years, she creates, copyedits, and writes magazine, book, and website content. She is also the author of Budget Celebrations: The Hostess Guide to Year-Round Entertaining on a Dime. Her client list includes Good Housekeeping, Prevention, Woman’s Day, and the books/bookazine division at Hearst, Fast Company magazine, In Pickleball magazine, Understood.org, and Stephanie Lambert & Associates. Past clients include Vanity Fair, Glamour, Bon Appétit, GQ, SELF, and Architectural Digest at Condé Nast, Parents magazine at Dotdash Meredith Corp., Fortune magazine, Weight Watchers, and Scholastic. Wolson has an MA in Journalism from Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, and a BA in Journalism and Radio/Television from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Currently Teaching

A Career in Copyediting: Freelancing Is the New Black

Hone both your copyediting skills and your professionalism, and receive expert advice on how to get hired at either a magazine or book publisher.