Robert David Sullivan is a freelance writer and editor living in the Boston area. A native of Malden, Mass., he earned a B.A. in political science from Boston University. He has served as a copy-editor at the Boston Phoenix and the Boston Business Journal and as managing editor of CommonWealth magazine. He is also a contributor to the A.V. Club website and has written for publications including the Boston Globe. As a copy-editor and proofreader, his clients include the communications office of Boston College and Jesuits magazine.