Slovos is a proofreading, copy-editing and translation company founded in 2004 by Dr. Ian Copestake, a native-English speaking academic, author and editor of the William Carlos Williams Review.
Registered in Germany, Slovos also has bases in the UK and Los Angeles, and offers academic text correction and translation services particularly for non-native English speaking writers of theses, books, essay collections and journal articles. Please contact us via the Submission and Query Form in the left-hand sidebar with details of your request.
We can also provide you with a free sample proofing of your work (1-2 pages) on request prior to any agreed commission, so you can assess the value of this service without any obligation.
Slovos also accepts manuscripts, articles and book chapters for translation from German to English, and Ian recently translated
The standard proofreading rates are 4 euros per 1500 characters (300 words), and further details can be found in Rates in the left-hand menu. Please also contact Slovos for details of reductions of up to 30% which are offered to MA and PhD students and for large-scale work.
Recent published copy-edited monographs include Human Encounters: Introduction to Intercultural Communication by Øyvind Dahl and published by Peter Lang Oxford in 2016.
Recent published translations include:
Nutrition for a Better Life: A Journey from the Origins of Industrial Food Production to Nutrigenomics
by Peter Brabeck-Letmathe. Published by Campus, 2016.
The Hidden Rules of Successful Negotiation and Communication by Marc O. Opresnik (Springer, 2014).
Ian is currently commissioned to translate Neo Tories: The Revolt of British Conservatives against Democracy and Political Modernity (1929-1939) by Bernhard Dietz, and to be published by Bloomsbury.
Submissions are welcomed across a range of subjects including literary studies, sociology, cultural studies, history, philosophy and many other academic areas.
Ian Copestake's own publications include The Ethics of William Carlos Williams's Poetry (NY: Camden House, 2010) and three books of academic essays as sole editor.
For additional queries you can contact Ian directly at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ian's CV is attached for further details about his qualifications and experience.