Rachel Fudge


Rachel Fudge is a copyeditor at Ideas on Fire, where she helps interdisciplinary scholars express themselves clearly, with integrity, accuracy, and personality.

Rachel has run her own freelance editing business for 20 years, providing copyediting, proofreading, formatting, and project management services to academic and trade publishers, nonprofits, and independent authors. 

She is a member of the ACES Society for Editing, the Editorial Freelancers Association, and the Bay Area Editors’ Forum. She believes that editors have the power to effect social change through conscious language and an awareness of biases.

Rachel earned her BA in history and American studies from Princeton University.

In her spare time, she enjoys exploring the foggy beaches and breezy hilltops of the San Francisco Bay Area with her family.

Rachel Fudge wearing a black shirt and glasses, in front of green trees