Ex-dancer and race fan Geri Jeter is an editor, writer, and graduate gemologist. These days, she writes about NASCAR and Steampunk, along with telling about her family’s relocation to Ecuador (www.gerijeter.com), while working on various projects for her editing clients.

Before all this, she contributed dance articles and book reviews for the California Literary Review. For five years, she wrote for the Las Vegas Weekly news magazine on dance, theater, community issues, classical music/opera, and food and drink. At that time, she also was the editor for La Voce News Magazine, an Italian-American lifestyle monthly. Leading up to that assignment, she was managing editor and writer for three technical theater/live performance magazines Stage Directions, PLSN FOH, and editor/writer for Spectra, the magazine for the American Gem Society.

Geri has been a freelance copy editor for over 15 years. And, yes, she is married to writer K. W. Jeter.