Great ideas can spark new worlds
We give interdisciplinary scholars the tools to make it happen
Developmental editing, copyediting, proofreading, and manuscript reviews of books, journal articles, and book proposals
Back-of-the-book indexes for interdisciplinary texts in gender/sexuality studies, cultural studies, ethnic studies, communication, and more
Digital trainings in academic podcasting, public engagement, and professional editing to help you rock your interdisciplinary career
Our latest work
From our clients
“Working with Ideas on Fire was an oasis, an opportunity to receive affirming, consistent, and constructive feedback on my writing from a knowledgable but impartial source.”
“Working with Ideas on Fire was an incredible experience. I have new expectations for copyeditors and indexers now, thanks to their work. I recommend IoF to all the academics and writers I know.”
“It’s clear that IoF is especially skilled at working with interdisciplinary scholars. They were able to engage my book with an attentiveness to for the methods, sources, and theories I use.”
“I recommend Ideas on Fire’s services to anyone, from recent PhD grads and early academics to veteran scholars. The opportunity to have a fresh set of eyes on a project—particularly if those eyes are well-versed in academic culture and theory—is a gift.”
On the podcast
Cathy Hannabach interviews Bakirathi Mani about postcolonial art curation and building representations no longer haunted by empire.
Host Cathy Hannabach interviews curator and professor Jillian Hernandez about the politics of confidence and collective creative support.
On the blog
How to rediscover your writing voice after losing confidence, including soliciting constructive feedback and reclaiming your agency.
Authority and confidence in scholarly writing are closely connected. The more confident you sound, the more authoritative your argument will sound, too. But what if you have a clear, compelling argument and solid contributions to your field but are still told your...