Claire Safran

Claire Safran - Editor Tick

New York, NY, USA

Editing is my passion, and I love to help people make their books the best they can be.

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Overview

I'm an editor and writer and spent the last three years editing lifestyle and culinary titles, and I've worked extensively in editing fiction and poetry as well.

Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Calendars
Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits
Health & wellbeing
Home & Garden
Self-help & Self-improvement
Fiction
Poetry
Thriller

Certifications

  • Columbia Publishing Course

Work experience

Editorial Assistant

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
November, 2015 – June, 2018 (over 2 years)

Copyeditor

Los Angeles Review
December, 2014 – April, 2017 (over 2 years)

• Read and reviewed fiction submissions for publication
• Copyedited text for inconsistencies and grammatical errors

Editorial and Design Assistant

Red Hen Press
June, 2014 – October, 2014 (4 months)

• Organized production of eBooks
• Copyedited and proofread manuscripts
• Designed book layouts, flyers, and brochures using InDesign
• Reviewed unsolicited manuscripts for publication

Freelance Editor

BrownTrout Publishers
January, 2014 – June, 2014 (5 months)

Portfolio (12 selected works)

On Hurricane Island

Ellen Meeropol

As a major hurricane threatens the northeast, math professor Gandalf Cohen is abducted by federal agents and flown to a secret interrogation center off the coast of Maine. Austin Coombs, a young local resident, is a newly hired civilian guard assigned to the detention center. Henry Ames, a man of personal secrets, is the FBI special agent in charge of Gandalf’s case and doubts the professor’s ... read more

As a major hurricane threatens the northeast, math professor Gandalf Cohen is abducted by federal agents and flown to a secret interrogation center off the coast of Maine. Austin Coombs, a young local resident, is a newly hired civilian guard assigned to the detention center. Henry Ames, a man of personal secrets, is the FBI special agent in charge of Gandalf’s case and doubts the professor’s ... read more

It Takes Two: Our Story

Jonathan Scott, Drew Scott

A New York Times bestseller! Jonathan and Drew Scott, known for their wildly popular HGTV shows including Property Brothers and Brother vs Brother, follow up their New York Times bestseller, Dream Home, with a highly anticipated memoir. It Takes Two: Our Story shares never-before-revealed tales of the brothers’ childhood and rise to fame—from starting their first business at 7 years old, their... read more

A New York Times bestseller! Jonathan and Drew Scott, known for their wildly popular HGTV shows including Property Brothers and Brother vs Brother, follow up their New York Times bestseller, Dream Home, with a highly anticipated memoir. It Takes Two: Our Story shares never-before-revealed tales of the brothers’ childhood and rise to fame—from starting their first business at 7 years old, their... read more

The Whole30 Fast & Easy Cookbook: 150 Simply Delicious Everyday Recipes for Your Whole30

Melissa Hartwig

A New York Times bestseller featuring 150 all new, Whole30-compliant recipes—all fast and easy to prepare Millions of people have transformed their lives with Whole30, yet co-creator Melissa Hartwig wants to make it even easier to achieve Whole30 success—with delicious, compliant, fast, and easy recipes. This follow-up to the best-selling The Whole30 Cookbook is packed recipes designed to get ... read more

A New York Times bestseller featuring 150 all new, Whole30-compliant recipes—all fast and easy to prepare Millions of people have transformed their lives with Whole30, yet co-creator Melissa Hartwig wants to make it even easier to achieve Whole30 success—with delicious, compliant, fast, and easy recipes. This follow-up to the best-selling The Whole30 Cookbook is packed recipes designed to get ... read more

The Whole30 Slow Cooker: 150 Totally Compliant Prep-and-Go Recipes for Your Whole30 ― with Instant Pot Recipes

Melissa Hartwig

Since 2009, millions of people have transformed their lives with the Whole30. Now, co-creator Melissa Hartwig is making it even easier to achieve Whole30 success with delicious slow cooker recipes that turn ingredients into delicious, hearty meals while you’re out and about. This follow-up to the best-selling The Whole30 Cookbook is packed with 150 recipes designed to get you out of the kitche... read more

Since 2009, millions of people have transformed their lives with the Whole30. Now, co-creator Melissa Hartwig is making it even easier to achieve Whole30 success with delicious slow cooker recipes that turn ingredients into delicious, hearty meals while you’re out and about. This follow-up to the best-selling The Whole30 Cookbook is packed with 150 recipes designed to get you out of the kitche... read more

Pull Up a Chair: Recipes from My Family to Yours

Tiffani Thiessen

Tiffani Thiessen is beloved for her roles in Saved by the Bell and Beverly Hills 90210, but for the past few years she's been known as the host of the Cooking Channel series Dinner at Tiffani's. Each episode showcased her classic-with-a-twist recipes and knack for hosting a good time. For three seasons, Tiffani's fans were able to fall in love with her all over again. Now, in Pull Up a Chair, ... read more

Tiffani Thiessen is beloved for her roles in Saved by the Bell and Beverly Hills 90210, but for the past few years she's been known as the host of the Cooking Channel series Dinner at Tiffani's. Each episode showcased her classic-with-a-twist recipes and knack for hosting a good time. For three seasons, Tiffani's fans were able to fall in love with her all over again. Now, in Pull Up a Chair, ... read more

The Dead Rabbit Mixology & Mayhem: The Story of John Morrissey and the World’s Best Cocktail Menu

Sean Muldoon, Jack McGarry, Jillian Vose

A groundbreaking graphic novel-style cocktail book from world-renowned bar The Dead Rabbit in New York City The Dead Rabbit Grocery & Grog in lower Manhattan has won every cocktail award there is to win, including being named "Best Bar in the World" in 2016. Since their award-winning cocktail book The Dead Rabbit Drinks Manual was published in 2015, founders Sean Muldoon and Jack McGarry, alon... read more

A groundbreaking graphic novel-style cocktail book from world-renowned bar The Dead Rabbit in New York City The Dead Rabbit Grocery & Grog in lower Manhattan has won every cocktail award there is to win, including being named "Best Bar in the World" in 2016. Since their award-winning cocktail book The Dead Rabbit Drinks Manual was published in 2015, founders Sean Muldoon and Jack McGarry, alon... read more

At Home with Natalie: Simple Recipes for Healthy Living from My Family’s Kitchen to Yours

Natalie Morales

Easy and delicious recipes for busy families from the TODAY show’s West Coast anchor and host of NBC’s Access As the beloved and longtime news anchor and co-host of the TODAY show, current West Coast anchor of the TODAY show, host of Access, and co-host of Access Live, as well as the mother of two young boys, Natalie Morales knows how hard it can be night after night to get a healthful dinner ... read more

Easy and delicious recipes for busy families from the TODAY show’s West Coast anchor and host of NBC’s Access As the beloved and longtime news anchor and co-host of the TODAY show, current West Coast anchor of the TODAY show, host of Access, and co-host of Access Live, as well as the mother of two young boys, Natalie Morales knows how hard it can be night after night to get a healthful dinner ... read more

The Yellow Door

Amy Uyematsu

Sansei Amy Uyematsu’s The Yellow Door celebrates her Japanese-American roots and the profound changes that have occurred in her lifetime. As a woman born after World War II, her six decades in Los Angeles are captured in verse that link Hokusai woodblack paintings, her grandparents’ journeys to California, church parties playing Motown music, and Buddhist obon festivals. With the color yellow ... read more

Sansei Amy Uyematsu’s The Yellow Door celebrates her Japanese-American roots and the profound changes that have occurred in her lifetime. As a woman born after World War II, her six decades in Los Angeles are captured in verse that link Hokusai woodblack paintings, her grandparents’ journeys to California, church parties playing Motown music, and Buddhist obon festivals. With the color yellow ... read more

Dream Home: The Property Brothers’ Ultimate Guide to Finding & Fixing Your Perfect House

Jonathan Scott, Drew Scott

A New York Times bestseller Jonathan and Drew Scott have taken HGTV by storm with their four hit shows, Property Brothers, Property Brothers at Home, Buying & Selling, and Brother vs. Brother. The talented duo’s good-natured rivalry, playful banter, and no-nonsense strategies have earned the popular twins millions of devoted fans who have been anxiously waiting for a Scott Brothers book. Dream... read more

A New York Times bestseller Jonathan and Drew Scott have taken HGTV by storm with their four hit shows, Property Brothers, Property Brothers at Home, Buying & Selling, and Brother vs. Brother. The talented duo’s good-natured rivalry, playful banter, and no-nonsense strategies have earned the popular twins millions of devoted fans who have been anxiously waiting for a Scott Brothers book. Dream... read more

So Good: 100 Recipes from My Kitchen to Yours

Richard Blais

100 all-new recipes from the favorite Top Chef All-Stars winner and Top Chef judge and Food Network regular Fans know Richard Blais best as the winner of Bravo's Top Chef All-Stars, the first competitor to be invited back as a permanent judge on Top Chef, and now as a Food Network regular as well. On television, Blais is famous for his daring cooking, making use of science (think liquid nitrog... read more

100 all-new recipes from the favorite Top Chef All-Stars winner and Top Chef judge and Food Network regular Fans know Richard Blais best as the winner of Bravo's Top Chef All-Stars, the first competitor to be invited back as a permanent judge on Top Chef, and now as a Food Network regular as well. On television, Blais is famous for his daring cooking, making use of science (think liquid nitrog... read more

Delish: Eat Like Every Day’s the Weekend

Editors of Delish, Joanna Saltz

You don’t have to know how to cook, you just have to love to eat. Delish.com speaks to food lovers who don’t fancy themselves chefs—and they do it through helpful, shareable recipes that are as fun to watch as they are to make. Now, they’ve crammed all of that insanity and entertainment into their first-ever cookbook. Inside, you’ll find more than 275 recipes and ideas that are meant to be dev... read more

You don’t have to know how to cook, you just have to love to eat. Delish.com speaks to food lovers who don’t fancy themselves chefs—and they do it through helpful, shareable recipes that are as fun to watch as they are to make. Now, they’ve crammed all of that insanity and entertainment into their first-ever cookbook. Inside, you’ll find more than 275 recipes and ideas that are meant to be dev... read more

Myers+Chang at Home: Recipes from the Beloved Boston Eatery

Joanne Chang, Karen Akunowicz

From beloved chef and author Joanne Chang, the first cookbook from her acclaimed Boston restaurant, Myers+Chang Award-winning and beloved chef Joanne Chang of Boston’s Flour bakery may be best known for her sticky buns, but that’s far from the limit of her talents. When Chang married acclaimed restaurateur Christopher Myers, she would make him Taiwanese food for dinner at home every night. The... read more

From beloved chef and author Joanne Chang, the first cookbook from her acclaimed Boston restaurant, Myers+Chang Award-winning and beloved chef Joanne Chang of Boston’s Flour bakery may be best known for her sticky buns, but that’s far from the limit of her talents. When Chang married acclaimed restaurateur Christopher Myers, she would make him Taiwanese food for dinner at home every night. The... read more

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