Kevin O’Brien


Kevin O’Brien is a professional freelance editor based in the Adelaide Hills, with clients including Penguin, Random House, Pan Macmillan, Hachette, UQP, Black Inc., Simon & Schuster and Allen & Unwin. He runs Microsoft Word training courses for editors and authors, both privately and on behalf of organisations such as the Australian Publishers Association and the NSW Society of Editors, as well as workshops for authors at the NSW Writers’ Centre, ACT Writers Centre and SA Writers Centre. You can contact him at kevinobrien3 at, or read his blog at