Charlotte Grievson

Charlotte Grievson - Editor

London, UK

Experienced editor of illustrated adult non-fiction, specialising in all areas of visual culture, including exhibition and museum titles.

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I have 10+ years of experience as an editor of high-level academic and scholarly titles for prestigious publishers including Yale University Press, Science Museum and Thames and Hudson. With a BA in Fine Art and MA in Visual Culture, I bring specialist knowledge to art, architecture, fashion and design books, as well as exhibition and museum publications.

In addition to the skills listed below, I can also offer editorial project management, non-fiction writing coaching and sensitivity reading (flagging potential issues relating to sexuality and gender, race, disability and class).
English (UK)
English (US)
Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences
Fashion & Textiles
Home & Garden

Work experience

Freelance Editor

January, 2022 – Present (11 months)

Providing a range of editorial services on non-fiction books and articles.

Managing Editor (maternity cover)

Thames and Hudson
August, 2021 – December, 2021 (4 months)

Managing a huge list of trade books through the editorial process, heading up a team of 6 project editors.

Project Editor

Science Museum
April, 2017 – August, 2021 (over 4 years)

Project managing a number of illustrated exhibition and collection books to support the Museum's programme, including working with publishing partners such as Scala Arts and Heritage and Wellbeck.


Yale University Press
October, 2011 – April, 2017 (over 5 years)

Editing and laying out a number of illustrated academic books on the art and architecture list.

Portfolio (34 selected works)

Moscow Vanguard Art: 1922-1992

Tupitsyn, Margarita

After Constructivism

Taylor, Brandon

A Queer History of Fashion: From the Closet to the Catwalk

Katz, Jonathan D., Steele, Valerie, Rubinstein, Hal, Breward, Christopher, Cole, Shaun, Karaminas, Vicki, McNeil, Peter, Wilson, Elizabeth


Valkoinen, Christopher

Gluck: Art and Identity

de la Haye, Amy, Pel, Martin, Clarke, Gill, Horsley, Jeffrey, Patrick, Andrew Macintosh, Martin, Simon, Souhami, Diana, Wilson, Elizabeth

Pollock's Modernism

Schreyach, Michael

Moscow Vanguard Art: 1922-1992

Tupitsyn, Margarita

Denim: Fashion's Frontier

McClendon, Emma, Dennis, Fred

Fairy Tale Fashion

Hill, Colleen, Mears, Patricia, Sampson, Ellen, Vaclavik, Kiera

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