I edit and produce content for publishers, magazines, individual writers. I work with all types of books, but I specialize in adult fiction and non-fiction.
Worked in editorial for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt on primarily literary fiction and non-fiction including authors such as Jose Saramago, Charles Simic, Margaret Drabble and more.
Assisted Editor in Chief, Associate Publisher and lead Publicist. Edited adult fiction and non-fiction and maintained author/agent relations.
Worked as editorial assistant at Curtis Brown Ltd. one of the oldest literary agencies in the world.
An “exuberant” (El Mundo) debut novel of a family bound by searing passions, an earthy magic, and a very unusual curseThe Laguna women suffer from an odd affliction: each generation is condemned to tragic love affairs and to give birth only to girls who are unable to escape the cruel fate of their mothers. One fateful hunting season in their small Castilian town, a young landowner arrives and ... read more
The Diamond neighborhood was an all-black enclave in the mostly white town of Norco, Louisiana, aptly named for the New Orleans Refining Co., an industrial processing plant. Margie Eugene Richard was raised in the shadow of a giant chemical plant operated by Shell, and witnessed her neighbors fall ill amid the toxic waste the plant emitted year after year. Her own sister, Naomi, eventually suc... read more
From actress Sanaa Lathan to Georgia State Supreme Court chief justice Leah Ward Sears, many African-American women attribute much of their success to having a positive father figure In Daughters of Men, author Rachel Vassel has compiled dozens of stunning photographs and compelling personal essays about African-American women and their fathers. Whether it's a father who mentors his daughter's... read more
Revere, Mississippi, with its population of "20,000 and sinking," is not unlike most Southern towns in the 1960s. Blacks live on one side of town and whites on the other. The two rarely mix. Or so everyone believes. But the truth is brought to the forefront when Critter, who is only ten, black and barely tall enough to see over the dashboard, drives Billy Ray—wounded in a suspicious hunting ac... read more
With economic uncertainty reaching unprecedented levels, Aaron W. Smith's accessible nine-step plan to take control of your financial future will resonate whether you're just starting out or finding yourself midlife with concerns about your retirement. In The Black will transform your retirement plans, regardless of income, by offering concrete advice on what opportunities are available and us... read more
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I am a freelance editor with over twelve years experience in publishing. My skills include proofreading, structural editing and copyediting.
Professional commercial book editor with nearly 20 years' experience in travel, literary non-fiction, memoir, history and biography.