Catherine Lai

Toronto, Canada
University Of Waterloo, Toronto Metropolitan University
Books, Movies, TV
  • Catherine is a freelance editor and proofreader.
  • She has been writing and editing in online entertainment journalism for nine years.
  • Her expertise in all things Harry Potter led her to co-author the reference book "The Unofficial Harry Potter Character Compendium."


Catherine has been an editor and proofreader for several years, as well as a news writer for the Harry Potter website since 2013. Though her expertise is in entertainment reporting, she works on all kinds of content and text. She draws on her varied professional background, with experience in book publishing, accounting, and geographic information systems, to make sure all words are where they're supposed to be when editing and fact-checking. She has also contributed to several other book and magazine publications.


Catherine has a graduate certificate in publishing from Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University), with a focus on the editorial side of publishing. She holds a Bachelor of Environmental Studies degree in geography from the University of Waterloo.