Bridget Sweet

Bridget Sweet – Editor

Editor previously with Penguin Random House. Experience includes books by the New York Times, award-winning authors, and iconic brands.


Hi, I’m Bridget!

Previously a production editor with Penguin Random House, I pride myself on the excellent author-editor relationships I’ve cultivated throughout my career. As a writer myself, I came into the publishing world with a unique sense of empathy and understanding for my editorial clients. I know what it’s like to feel like your work is your baby, and I excel at giving feedback that is both sensitive and productive.

I have worked on projects with the New York Times (Overlooked), James Beard-nominated cookbook authors (Aran Goyoaga), Hugo Award finalists (Michael Witwer, Kyle Newman, and Jon Peterson), and iconic IPs like The Very Hungry Caterpillar. I’m particularly knowledgeable about LGBTQ issues, neurodivergence/psychiatric disability, and feminism, and I’m always excited to work on projects that allow me to utilize that background.

I look forward to working with you!

Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits Design Home & Garden LGBTQ Non-Fiction Sex & Relationships Travel
English (UK) English (US)
  • Certificate in Editing from the University of Washington
  • Certificate in Women’s Studies from Florida Atlantic University

Work experience

Penguin Random House

Apr, 2017 — Present

At Penguin Random House, I worked primarily on visual nonfiction relating to LGBTQ topics, feminism, home, design, lifestyle, sex and relationships, travel, illustration, history, and cookbooks. I also have experience with gift products like board games, card decks, journals, postcards, and stationery sets.

Raspberry Bow Press

May, 2020 — Present

I have been writing fiction and poetry for over a decade at the collegiate level, and I have provided editorial feedback for other writers in rigorous workshop settings. Most recently, I’ve been collaborating with Raspberry Bow Press. My prose and poetry can be found in The Washington Women’s Cookbook (2020) and Mothercraft (2022). I published my debut poetry collection, Puppy Teeth, with RBP in 2022, and I proofread A Reckoning by Nicole Pomeroy, a poetry collection published with RBP in 2023.

Girl Friday Productions

Oct, 2019 — Present

I’ve had the pleasure of working with Girl Friday Productions as a freelance editor, proofreader, and sensitivity reader on fiction projects.


Professionals similar to Bridget

Get a range of offers by requesting quotes from multiple professionals.

Julia Pollacco

Julia P.

I am currently an Assistant Editor at HarperCollins, working on non-fiction publishing, primarily within the lifestyle and gifting genres.

London, UK

100% reply rate

View profile
Adria Carey Perez

Adria C.

Former Editor at McGraw-Hill with 15 years of developing and editing memoir, science, education, nature, and travel titles.

Orlando, FL, USA

100% reply rate

View profile
Alison Kerr Miller

Alison K.

I'm a talented manuscript editor who has worked on thousands of trade titles for adults and children, including high-profile authors.

Rowley, MA, USA

100% reply rate

View profile