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Welcome to Calamus

Coaching. Editing. Support.

Calamus Writing and Editing offers services to writers in need of support. Whether you need a line edit of a document or a longer-term coaching relationship, Calamus will help you develop your writing and convey your ideas to the world.

Meet Dr. Kevin Schwandt, Founder and Chief Writing Consultant.

Kevin Schwandt, PhD, Founder of Calamus Writing and Editing

Kevin Schwandt, PhD, has helped academic and creative writers for two decades as a professor, dissertation writing expert, and editor for several universities, including the University of Massachusetts, the University of Minnesota, Hamline University, and Macalester College, among others.  Kevin holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Minnesota.  He continues to teach writing, music, and cultural studies at the university level and mentors dissertation writers within formal academic settings as well as independently.  Kevin has extensive experience in writing education, including both academic and creative writing, and continuously searches for ways to assist writers at all levels and backgrounds.

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Let me know how I can help!  Sign up for a free consultation, or send me a sample of your document for a free editing estimate. You can also explore Calamus Academy, courses designed to be a hybrid of self-paced learning and personal coaching (by a human). Other questions? Send Kevin a message.

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“If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.”

Toni Morrison

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