I have worked on books and journal articles published by Brill, Islamic Texts Society, Mason Crest, Taylor & Francis, UCLA and University of Chicago Press. My clients come from a variety of organizations including the University of Cambridge, MIT and the World Bank.

Here are some highlights.


  • A Collection of Sufi Rules of Conduct (Abd al-Rahman al-Sulami, trans. Elena Biagi)
  • Al-Ghazali Letter to a Disciple (trans. Tobias Mayer), bilingual English/Arabic edition
  • Arabic Through the Qur’an (Alan Jones)
  • Bahauddin Naqshband: A Central Asian Sufi (Necdet Tosun)
  • Epistle on Worship (Ibn Taymiyya, trans. James Pavlin)
  • The Eternal Message of Muhammad (Abd al-Rahman Azzam)
  • The Fragrant Scent (Abd al-Rahman al-Aydarus, trans. Mokrane Guezzou)
  • God Being Nothing (Ray L. Hart)
  • The Muslim Creed (Amjad Hussain)
  • The Other in the Light of the One (Reza Shah-Kazemi)
  • The Work of Day and Night (Jalal al-Din al-Suyuti, trans. Rashad Jameer), bilingual English/Arabic edition

Graduate Dissertations

I have proofread PhD dissertations for students at the University of Cambridge in fields ranging from Islamic theology to Czech surrealism.

Journal Articles

I have edited and proofread academic articles and encyclopedia entries for researchers based in Spain, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, the UK and the US.


In my previous role as Executive Director of The Islamic Manuscript Association, I led the development of the TIMA website from its initial planning through to its successful launch. I have written English content for the site and edited the Arabic and Persian content.

More recently, I provided website planning consulting services to the Golden Web Foundation prior to the launch of the Filaha Texts Project website.

Academic Writing

A preview of my 2013 research article is available on Google Books:

Luckyn-Malone, Phoebe (2013). “Cognitive constraints on theories and category structure in the twelfth-century Arabic agricultural manual of al-Tighnari.” In: Mediterráneos: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Cultures of the Mediterranean Sea, edited by Sergio Carro Martín, Arturo Echavarren, Esther Fernández Medina, Daniel Riaño Rufilanchas, Katja Šmid, Jesús Téllez Rubio and David Torollo Sánchez, 429–42. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.