Global Editorial Services founder Ethel (Eti) Bonn-Muller is a published author and meticulous editor with two decades of publishing experience.
She began undertaking freelance web and print projects on the side in 1999. Her clients soon began to span the globe, from where she’s based in New York to Beijing, Hong Kong, London, Sharjah, and beyond. In 2010, she decided to focus on their wide-ranging projects full time and has been doing business as (DBA) Global Editorial Services since 2014. Global Editorial Services became certified as a Women-owned Business Enterprise (WBE) by the City of New York in 2020.
In the past, Eti held positions as Manager of Online Communications at the Archaeological Institute of America; Online Senior Editor, Managing Editor, and Copy Chief at Archaeology magazine; Senior Web Editor and Development Officer for Special Exhibitions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; English as a Second Language Teacher at ECC Language Institute, Tongyeong City, South Korea; and Editor and Travel Writer at Let’s Go: Greece and Turkey.
Her academic background is in archaeology, and includes a bachelor’s degree, with honors, from Harvard University and a master’s degree in Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology from Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium. She has participated in excavations in Greece, Turkey, and the US; visited remote archaeological sites in China; and reported on discoveries from around the world. She has also been a guest lecturer on archaeology-related topics at Columbia University, Adelphi University, and the College of Staten Island.
Eti has published widely about archaeology in magazine articles and online features, as well as her blog archive. Her first book, The Past Revealed: Great Discoveries in Archaeology (right), which she coauthored, was published in 2010. Recent publications include:
- DIG into History magazine: “Catastrophic Calamities” (Jul/Aug 2017) and “Let’s Visit Hutongs” (Nov/Dec 2016)
- Mommy Poppins New York City website: “The Skyscraper Museum: Where Kids Build on Their Love for NYC” (2018), “National Museum of the American Indian Opens imagiNATIONS Center” (2018), and “The Little Red Fish Review: A Low-Key, Whimsical Puppet Show” (2018)
Her photographs have also been published and purchased by clients.