About the Editor

Photo by October K. Santerelli

Ashley Mingus is a Denver-based editor, writer, and researcher specializing in nonfiction and academic writing with experience in fiction editing. Her love of reading, writing, and searching for historical documents combined with her attention to detail make editing and research her passions. She is educated in history, publishing, and the arts, and has worked for several Denver institutions, both as a museum and editing professional. These institutions include the Denver Art Museum, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, the Colorado Historical Society, and the Anderson Academic Commons Library.  

Professional Qualifications

  • M.A. in Art History and Museum Studies, University of Denver

  • Graduate Certificate in Publishing, the Denver Publishing Institute

  • B.A. in History and Art History, University of Denver 

Bio At A Glance

Publications Assisted


tHE mAP:


by David Charles

"In a galaxy ravaged by war and genocide, one man is on a mission for redemption. Captain Ashley Odessa Cumberge has stolen a top-secret military project and is going up against the institution he once served in a gambit to save the galaxy he helped destroy."

Cover art by TH!S Denver

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Rembrandt: Painter as Printmaker

by Jaco Rutgers and Timothy Standring, published by the Denver Art Museum and Yale University Press

Eyes On: Erika Harrsch

by Rebecca R. Hart, published by the Denver Art Museum

The Denver Artists Guild

by Stan Cuba, published by the History Colorado

Eyes On: Jonathan Saiz

by Rebecca R. Hart, published by the Denver Art Museum

New Territory: Landscape Photography 

Curated by Eric Paddock, published by the Denver Art Museum

Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze

Curated by Rebecca R. Hart, published by the Denver Art Museum

Northwest Coast and Alaska

Native Art

by Christopher Patrello, published by the Denver Art Museum and University of Oklahoma Press

Collections Management Policies

by Alison Leard and team for the National Park Service


About the Editorial Process

If you would like to work with AE Freelance Editing: 

  1. Please look over the kinds of services offered and think about what your manuscript needs.

  2. Use the Contact page to send us a message describing your project. 

  3. We'll send you our brief Client Questionnaire to complete so we can get a more comprehensive view of the kind of editing or research you want. 

  4. After a review of the Questionnaire, we'll contact you about your timeline, contract, and quote. Get started today!

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