~~ Testimonials ~~

“Thank you, Alex. The index looks great — I’m so happy with it!” — Marie Carrière, Cautiously Hopeful

“Thank so much Alex, for the great and quick work on the index for my book! It’s amazing to see how you pulled out the important concepts in the book and how the index reflects the nuances and complexities and crisscrossing connections between the ideas I’ve been working with! It’s much appreciated!” — Jen Gobby, More Powerful Together

“Alex did a great job creating a comprehensive index for my book. Would highly recommend!” — Wendy Chan, Hiding in Plain Sight

“Alexandra did a wonderful work indexing and editing my book. She is kind, reliable, and professional. It was a pleasure to work with her.” — Claudio Palomares Salas, The Spaciality of the Hispanic Avant-Guarde

“Alex produced an intuitive and comprehensive index for my book in jig time. She thoroughly anticipated even the odd or strange items I wanted indexed without my saying so. Upon reviewing the index, I found her work to be completely accurate, organized, and conceptually astute both categorically and in terms of relevant cross-references. I was genuinely thrilled with her work, have already referred her to other scholars who are nearing the end of their own books, and will most certainly enlist her services in the future. Thank you, Alex, for a great experience at the end of a journey for which an index is the final chapter! — Frances J. Latchford, Steeped in Blood: Adoption, Identity and the Meaning of Family

“The bottom line for me is that the Iroquois, in part became of their names, are particularly difficult to sort out and you did a marvellous job of not only disentangling them but arranging them in meaningful ways in the index. No mean feat! You did an amazing job, for which I thank you.” — Jean Barman, Iroquois of the West

The Montreal Shtetl: Making Home after the Holocaust is a collection of narrations through the voices of Holocaust survivors we interviewed. To this end, the book is thematic, and we were concerned that it would not index easily. Alexandra Peace did a wonderful job. Her approach is thoughtful, caring, and meticulous; she skilfully captured the book’s ideas, concepts and themes. It was our pleasure having Alexandra index our book.” — Zelda Abramson and John Lynch

“I was fortunate to work with Alex who created the index for the book I co-edited. Alex worked under tight timelines and provided me with expert advice on the importance of indexing the notes. I am grateful to Alex for her professionalism and her excellent work.” — Idil Atak, The Criminalization of Migration

“It was a pleasure working with Alex. She proofread the manuscript thoroughly, returned it on time, and always promptly responded to enquiries.” — Alan Sheppard, production editor, Goose Lane Editions

Alexandra expertly prepared a comprehensive index for my book on a very tight timeline. Her professionalism and attention to detail were exemplary. I plan to work with Alex for all my future indexing needs and recommend her to others in the highest of terms.” — Professor Monica Gattinger, Director, Institute for Science, Society and Policy, University of Ottawa, The Roots of Culture, The Power of Art: The First Sixty Years of the Canada Council for the Arts

“Alexandra was absolutely wonderful to work with – exceptionally professional, timely, rigorous, and thorough.” — Dr. Elaine Craig, Putting Trials on Trial

“Alex proofread The Embodied Violinist and also prepared the index for it. She’s fast, efficient, and professional.” — Lenore Hietkamp, freelance editor; editorial coordinator at Heritage House Publishing

“Thank you so much – Alexandra, your close reading provided an excellent and accurate index for my book in a quick period of time.” — Robyn Maynard, Policing Black Lives

“Thank you so much for this work, I am extremely happy with this index…. Thank you for taking the time to engage so fully with my book!” — Patricia Cochran, Common Sense and Legal Judgment

“Alexandra did a great job on the index.” — Kathleen Fraser, Associate Managing Editor, McGill–Queens University Press

“Alex, you were a pleasure to work with and turned in an extremely detailed, thorough index. Thank you for being so communicative and for doing such a great job! — Jessie Hale, Inhabit Education

“Alex was great to deal with. Very professional, careful, and punctual. The index makes a strong contribution to our book. It goes into the right amount of detail for our book’s breadth and length, it covers authors, topics and public figures comprehensively and it also provides a sense of both contemporary and historical sources. We were very pleased with the way in which a reader can get a good sense of our book from the index alone. — Erin Steuter, Drone Nation

“To put it simply, I look at the indexes and see great minds at work on a great work. I’m grateful to everyone who was involved with the project and particularly to the thorough and thoughtful indexers who worked so hard and so quickly to help this report’s information reach as many people as possible.” — Ryan Van Huijstee, managing editor, MQUP (publisher, Truth and Reconciliation Reports)

“Alex provided excellent proofreading for our textbook in a friendly and efficient way.  Due to publisher’s constraints we had a very short timeline for the proofreading.  She worked with us to deliver the proofreading efficiently and on time, and I am very happy to recommend her work to others.” — Mark Lewis, The Mathematics Behind Biological Invasions

“Working with Ms. Peace is a great pleasure. She is not only conscientious and precise, but also very accommodating to unexpected and numerous deadlines. She works incredibly well with a variety of materials coming out of our organization. She is excellent at helping us maintain our voice throughout divergent pieces and ensuring we have a constancy as well as an appropriateness to each individual piece. Her professionalism is only matched by the ease of working with her. I can’t recommend her highly enough.” — Chris O’Neill, Ross Creek Centre for the Arts

“Alex has a sharp eye for detail and always delivers her work on time. She has completed thorough, meticulous reviews of both text-only books, and heavily-formatted illustrated books. Alex is a pleasure to work with and communicates clearly and efficiently over email, phone, and in her delivered notes. I would highly recommend her as a proofreader.” — Nicole Habib, former project manager, Formac Publishing

“Gentle, wise, and perceptive, Alex lent her skills and patience as editor for my latest book.  She has a breadth of vision for placement while never missing a ‘jot or tittle.’   Fun to work with, firm and helpful, her humorous “but the choice is yours,” will stay in my head.  A true professional with high standards and excellent work habits, I am so fortunate to have worked with her on a sometimes difficult manuscript!” — David Morrison, Witness

“I found Alex to be very warm and personal which was important to me dealing with a sensitive topic. I also found her to be very efficient in her work. I very much enjoyed Alex’s contribution to my project and I would recommend her without hesitation to anyone in need of a great indexer.”  — Shari Morash, Loving Your Baby

“Working with Alex was a pleasure. Her thoroughness, thoughtfulness, attention to detail, and professionalism made our work easy. She carefully drew out key themes and ideas to craft an index that is a true reflection of the book. We highly recommend her to anyone.” — Alice Cohen, Negotiating Water Governance

Alexandra has been providing indexes to me for over a year and I have found her work to be extremely well done. When I ask her to work on my projects I can be confident that the index will be ready when I need it, precise, and thorough. — Joan D. Shapiro, Shapiro Indexing Services