Ava Homa

DSC_8650 (1)Ava Homa is an omnivorous reader, a deeply curious and passionate bibliophile. As an editor, a teacher and a writer-in-residence, she has given feedback to literary fiction, memoire, non-fiction, children literature, drama, young adult, and commercial fiction, written by aspiring and emerging writers of various ages and backgrounds. Homa has a Master of Arts in Creative Writing, another in English Language and Literature, and a postgraduate Editing Certificate. She is a faculty member at George Brown College in Toronto and a freelance editor, offering manuscript evaluation, substantive editing (structural and stylistic editing), copyediting and proofreading services.

Homa’s collection of short stories, Echoes from the Other Land was nominated for the 2011 Frank O’Conner Short Story Prize and secured a place among the ten winners of the 2011 CBC Reader’s Choice Contest, running concurrently with the Giller Prize. Her stories, book reviews, and journalistic pieces have appeared at Windsor Review, Toronto Star, Literary Review of Canada, Herizons, and PEN Canada among other places. Ava is a member of The Writers’ Union of Canada.


Editing Services

  • Manuscript Evaluation
  • Substantive
  • Copy editing


  • Fiction
  • Short Story Collections
  • Non-Fiction