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Shannon Jamieson Vazquez

Shannon Jamieson Vazquez

Experienced editor of award­ winning and bestselling fiction and nonfiction, with 15+ years at major NYC publishers. I'm here to help.

view profile Book freelancer based in Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn, NY

Anna Hogarty

Anna Hogarty

I am a literary agent, and I edit, proofread and write copy on a freelance basis for publishers, writers and brands.

view profile Book freelancer based in London, United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

Simon Burke

Simon Burke

Fiction editor with 20+years experience in UK publishing and bookselling. Particular interest in commercial literary and crime/thrillers.

view profile Book freelancer based in Whitstable, United Kingdom

Whitstable, United Kingdom

Karen Ball

Karen Ball

I edit children's and YA books, develop Intellectual Property, have authored over 20 books and write one of the UK's leading sewing blogs.

view profile Book freelancer based in London, United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

Elspeth Tavaci

Elspeth Tavaci

Author and editor of children's fiction and ELT children's readers and coursebooks.

view profile Book freelancer based in London, United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

Maria D'Marco

Maria D'Marco

Empathetic, bespoke editor - collaborative partnerships - developmental specialist, copy editor, front-to-back support.

view profile Book freelancer based in Kansas City, MO, United States

Kansas City, MO, United States

Jeanette Shaw

Jeanette Shaw

Freelance editor with more than a decade of experience in fiction and nonfiction developmental editing, copyediting, and proofreading.

view profile Book freelancer based in New York, NY, United States

New York, NY, United States

Anna Jean

Anna Jean

I'm an editor and publisher with over a decade's experience in the industry.

view profile Book freelancer based in London, United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

Shasta Clinch

Shasta Clinch

Detail-oriented copy editor specializing in Chicago Manual of Style standards. Efficient and able to manage multiple projects.

view profile Book freelancer based in Oradell, NJ, United States

Oradell, NJ, United States

Erin Young

Erin Young

Experienced writer, editor and agent with an MFA in Creative Writing. I have experience editing New York Times bestselling authors.

view profile Book freelancer based in Los Angeles

Los Angeles

Angela Brown

Angela Brown

Editor of more than 500 books. I specialize in thrillers, sci-fi, mysteries, fantasy, paranormal, horror, YA, and dystopian fiction.

view profile Book freelancer based in Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, CA

Anita Mullick

Anita Mullick

An experienced publisher and editor with a 15-year career in educational publishing, including 8 years at Oxford University Press ANZ.

view profile Book freelancer based in Ocean Grove, Victoria, Australia

Ocean Grove, Victoria, Australia

Tom Bentley

Tom Bentley

I'm a conscientious and communicative editor, well-versed in both fiction and nonfiction projects.

view profile Book freelancer based in Watsonville, CA, United States

Watsonville, CA, United States

Laurie Johnson

Laurie Johnson

Editor specialising in romance, dedicated to helping authors find their voice, hone their talent and create outstanding books!

view profile Book freelancer based in London, United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

Diana Gill

Diana Gill

I have 20 years of editorial experience at Big5 publishers, specializing in science fiction and fantasy.

view profile Book freelancer based in NYC, NY, United States

NYC, NY, United States

Scott Pack

Scott Pack

I am a publisher and editor with several award-winning and bestselling books to my name.

view profile Book freelancer based in London, United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

Laura Ross

Laura Ross

Expert editor, ghostwriter, and consultant collaborates on all aspects of the publishing process, from idea to bound book.

view profile Book freelancer based in New York, NY, United States

New York, NY, United States

Jim Thomas

Jim Thomas

Crafting a work of fiction is a gloriously arduous process. With over twenty years of experience at one of the big NYC houses, I can help.

view profile Book freelancer based in Perry Hall, MD, United States

Perry Hall, MD, United States

Allister Thompson

Allister Thompson

An editor of award-winning fiction and nonfiction with twenty years of devoted experience helping authors bring their projects to fruition.

view profile Book freelancer based in North Bay, ON, Canada

North Bay, ON, Canada

Katrina Diaz Arnold

Katrina Diaz Arnold

NY-based editor + consultant. Formerly of a big five publisher. Specializes in fiction and has a soft spot for strong female protagonists.

view profile Book freelancer based in New York, NY, United States

New York, NY, United States

Joanne Gledhill

Joanne Gledhill

Editor, copy-editor and proofreader, formerly editor at Orion Books. Now working with authors to help them achieve their writing goals.

view profile Book freelancer based in London

London

Melissa Caminneci

Melissa Caminneci

Experienced freelance copy editor, proofreader, and book proposal writer. Formerly of Little, Brown and Company and The Monacelli Press.

view profile Book freelancer based in New York City

New York City

Nicola Lovick

Nicola Lovick

An editor with sixteen years’ industry experience; I work with lots of self-publishing authors, big publishers and small publishers.

view profile Book freelancer based in London

London

Jessica Hatch

Jessica Hatch

Freelance editor Jessica Hatch has always been drawn to telling stories and telling stories well.

view profile Book freelancer based in United States

United States

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Posts from the Reedsy blog

We like to use our blog to delve deeper into the world of editing by interviewing some of our best editors.

How authors and editors can work better together - 7min

Reedsy was created with the purpose of allowing independent authors to work with some of the best editorial and design talent out there, and build long-lasting, fruitful collaborations. In this guest post, editor and novelist Andrew Lowe explains how self-publishing has transformed the author-editor connection into a powerful creative partnership...

“You can’t market a book you’re not 100% proud of” - 5min

Book editor Kiele Raymond As the Reedsy marketplace keeps growing and welcoming exceptional designers and editors, we wanted to interview one of our early “stars”, as her story is one that many East Coast editors can refer to. After five years honing her editorial skills at Simon & Schuster and contributing to multiple New York Times bestsellers, Kiele Raymond eventually left traditional publishing to focus on what really matters: great content...

Talking Writing, Music and Editing with Tom Flood - 8min

Book editor Tom Flood Tom Flood helped us refine Reedsy from our earliest days. Now we want to share his amazing story. From songwriting to novels and finally manuscript editing, Tom has honed his knowledge of the writing craft over the years, and contributes today to our (aspirationally) literary blog.