Sara Jaspan is a writer and editor based in Manchester, contributing to art titles including Art Monthly, Aesthetica, AN News, Artsy, This Is Tomorrow and The Double Negative. She is also Creative Tourist Exhibitions Editor, Corridor8 Regional Editor, and co-founder and editor-in-chief of the Fourdrinier. She studied Art History and Visual Studies (MA) at the University of Manchester in 2011 and has previously worked for arts organisations including Liverpool Biennial and Manchester Art Gallery.

Sara provides freelance writing, copywriting, editing and proofreading services and can be reached at sarajaspan1@gmail.com.


We were preparing to self-publish our first co-written book on the subject of creativity and, with all the back and forth that collaborating involves, we really needed a fresh pair of eyes on the manuscript to pick up all the things we were too close to see. In her fantastic copy edit, Sara more than exceeded our expectations. Sara has an incredibly thorough approach and showed an astute understanding of the book’s aims – it was evident from the first few pages that our manuscript had been in safe hands. Writing and then self-publishing a book can be daunting. Finding an editor you can trust is a huge part of that. We’re so grateful to Sara, whose attention to detail and enthusiasm for our book really helped us take our manuscript to the next level. (Nicola Jackson and Teresa Wilson, authors of ‘Seven Creative Gremlins’)

Sara has written for award-winning online arts and culture magazine Creative Tourist for several years; a bright light in the magazine’s list, she stands out for the elegance and intelligence with which she writes. Highly professional in her approach to research, deadlines and editing, she also has an eye for the ‘hook’ of a story, and is able to turn her particularly engaging style to a wide range of subjects. (Polly Checkland Harding, Creative Tourist)

Sara is a thoughtful, intelligent and brilliant writer. She has an innate ability to capture the essence of a story and bring it to life. She is also a pleasure to deal with and utterly reliable. I would have no hesitation in recommending her. (Maha Hamer, Account Director, Triangle PR)

Sara demonstrates a professional approach to clients and the ability to meet challenging deadlines. She can create high quality written features and creative communications. (Melissa Johnson, Director, CDL)

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