Education + Experience


BA in English and history

University of Calgary (Canada) and University of Aberdeen (Scotland), 2012 – 2017

Editing Certificate

Simon Fraser University, 2019

Work Experience

January 2018 – present

Brenna Davies Editing

Owner and editor; January 2018 – present

January 2020 – present

Dot and Dash LLC

Copyeditor and proofreader; January 2020 – present

January 2020 – present

Make Your Mark Publishing Solutions

Developmental editor and copyeditor; January 2020 – present

Volunteer Experience

Editors Canada

Editors Calgary co-chair; January 2021 – present

Calgary Horticultural Society

Copyeditor and proofreader; September 2020 – present

Calgary Association of Freelance Editors

Social media director; January – December 2019

Patchwork Press

Copyeditor; August 2017 – February 2018

Speaking Experience

American Copy Editors Society 

Overcoming overwhelm: Practical tips about mental health, work–life balance, and business strategies for editors

July 2021

Writers of Strange Fiction Convention

How to Write Sex Scenes

Working with Freelance Editors

April 2021

The Midnight Quill Podcast

S2 E2: How to Edit Your Own Book

April 2021

Indie Know Podcast

S1 E2: Brenna Bailey-Davies

February 2021