From guest blogger Mary Giles.
Carol Bolton Betts retired on Tuesday. As good copy editors do, she knew what to look for in a manuscript, saw things that most do not, and excelled in the collaborative process of making a book. Her long and productive career at the Press was marked by technical skill, curiosity, professionalism, and a well-honed sense of humor. Co-workers benefited not only from numerous batches of killer brownies but also from the opportunity to travel the world via one of the Midwest’s larger collections of snow globes. She’ll be missed.