Amber Oliver

Amber Oliver - Editor

I am a book editor with more than five years of experience at large and small publishers specializing in devolpmental and line edits.

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Overview

I am an associate editor at HarperCollins and have more than five years of experience as an editor. I have worked at small houses and at big five publishers and have worked on New York Times bestsellers, book club picks for Jenna Bush, Reese Witherspoon, etc.), and award-winning fiction and non-fiction.

I am particularly interested in works by own-voices marginalized writers and focus on editing contemporary works of literary and upmarket fiction and nonfiction (humor, essay collections, and select memoir, all which, focusing on big issues such as race, identity, social justice, gender dynamic, LGBTQIA+ etc.) that are culturally aware, voicey, and engaging.
Languages
English (US)
Fiction
African American fiction
Contemporary Fiction
Cultural & Ethnic
LGBTQ (Fiction)
Social & Family Issues
Women's Fiction
Non-Fiction
Humanities & Social Sciences
Political Science & Current Affairs

Work experience

Associate Editor

HarperCollins Publishers
February, 2016 – Present (over 4 years)

Publishing Assistant

Glitterati Inc.
August, 2015 – January, 2016 (5 months)

Portfolio (5 selected works)

Home Making: A Novel

Matalone, Lee

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