Christina Morgan

Christina Morgan - Editor

New York, Ny

10 + years at Big Five publishing houses. I specialize in adult literary fiction and non-fiction. Developmental editing is my specialty.

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Overview

I specialize in adult fiction and narrative non-fiction. Literary fiction and upmarket genre fiction (think Tana French) are my specialties. I worked at Curtis Brown Ltd, literary agency, HarperCollins and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Languages
English (AUS)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Fiction
Literary Fiction

Certifications

  • Columbia Publishing Course

Work experience

Independent Publishing Professional

Self-employed
March, 2013 – Present (almost 7 years)

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.

Associate Editor

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
March, 2009 – March, 2013 (about 4 years)

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.

Department Assistant

Amistad/HarperCollins
July, 2006 – February, 2008 (over 1 year)

Assisted Editor in Chief, Associate Publisher and lead Publicist. Edited adult fiction and non-fiction and maintained author/agent relations.

Editorial Assistant

Curtis Brown LTD
January, 2005 – July, 2005 (6 months)

Worked as editorial assistant at Curtis Brown Ltd. one of the oldest literary agencies in the world.

Portfolio (5 selected works)

The House of Impossible Loves

Cristina Lopez Barrio

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

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

Night Fire: Big Oil, Poison Air, and Margie Richard's Fight to Save Her Town

Ronnie Greene

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

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

Daughters of Men: Portraits of African-American Women and Their Fathers

Rachel Vassel

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

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

The Air Between Us: A Novel

Deborah Johnson

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

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

In the Black: Live Faithfully, Prosper Financially: The Ultimate 9-Step Plan for Financial Fitness

Aaron W. Smith

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

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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