Professional Activities

Public Speaking

  • Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Charlas de Escritura Académica (2021):
    • Week 1: What Editors Do: From Concept to Completion
    • Week 2: The Publication Journey: Book and Journal Editing
  • Victoria Writers Society: When to Hire an Editor (2021)
  • The Editors Vine, Editors Canada: Marketing for Editors (2020)
  • Federation of BC Writers: What Editors Do (2020)
  • Federation of BC Writers: Working with an Editor (2020)
  • Federation of BC Writers conference: The Value of Editing (2019)
  • Sidney Public Library: The Editing Process (2019)
  • Federation of BC Writers Self-Publishing Workshop: The Importance of Editing (2016)
  • Federation of BC Writers, Nanaimo Public Library: Twenty Tips for Tightening Prose: Self-Editing and Editing Software (2016)
  • Crime Writers of Canada: Copy Editing (2015)
  • Using MS Word for Editors
  • Editing on PDF


  • Interview for Victoria Festival of Writers, 2021, with Emily Riddle
  • Chair, Professional Editors Association of Vancouver Island, 2015-2019, 2021
  • President’s Award for Volunteer Service, Editors Canada, 2021
  • Co-moderator, The Editors Vine (online PD and social group), Editors Canada, 2020-ongoing
  • Organizer, Blue Pencil Sessions for Writers: 2015, 2016, 2017


  • MA, Art and Architectural History, University of Victoria
  • PhD (incomplete), Art and Architectural History, University of Washington
  • Editorial Internship, University of Washington Press
  • Editing Certificate, University of Washington Extension
  • Plain Language Workshop
  • Eight Steps of Editing Workshop


Lenore Hietkamp, Encore! Choir Names New Composer in Residence, Cowichan Valley Citizen, November 21, 2022

Lenore Hietkamp, Laszlo Hudec and the Park Hotel in Shanghai (Diamond River Books, 2012)

Lenore Hietkamp, “The Park Hotel in Shanghai: A Metaphor for 1930s China,” in Visual Culture in Shanghai, 1850s–1930s, ed. Jason C. Kuo (New Academia Publishing, 2007)

Lenore Hietkamp, “Arthur Erickson,” Encyclopedia Americana (Scholastic, 2003)

Lenore Hietkamp, “The Park Hotel,” Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Architecture (Routledge, 2003)