Our Editors

Janice Safran, senior editor.

Janice has a master’s degree from the University of Toronto’s Centre for Medieval Studies with a concentration in Latin and rare books. She has written and edited for Cornell University’s Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art and for the TechWorks! Museum at the Center for Technology and Innovation in Binghamton, New York; she is currently the collections chair at the IBM History and Heritage Center in Endicott, New York. She is absolutely horrible at Latin Scrabble, thought it doesn’t keep her from trying. She also has a penchant for extreme root vegetable sports (she has competed in the Rutabaga Curling World Championships three years running), and she ran her first half marathon in August 2014.


Fiona Broackes-Carter, science editor.

Fiona is from London and is currently living in Toronto, where she is a writer for Second City. She has a doctorate in clinical medicine from the University of Oxford and she throws a mean softball. She has served as a curator for Nature’s cancer research journal, Oncogene, and has written and edited many scientific papers, grant applications, and doctoral theses. In addition, she can handle herself pretty well on a Segway.



Megan Maxwell, history and humanities editor.

Megan has a sense for the rhythms of language and an amazing sense of humor. She has a bachelor’s degree in history from Stanford University and a master’s degree in historical studies from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Megan worked at the Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers Project as an archivist and copy editor for three and a half years and taught high school for five years. She considers herself skilled not only in editing for style and content but also at leading students to become better researchers and writers. She is passionate about sloths and Stanford Football and owns the world’s most adorable puppy, Tuppence.


Jessica Cudmore, French and English translator/editor.

Jessica can write and edit in French and English. She has a master’s degree from the Centre for Medieval Studies at the University of Toronto and a certificate of French proficiency from the Canadian province of New Brunswick. She also has the ability to hypnotize an entire room full of people when she dances.


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