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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

Richard Sheehan

Richard Sheehan

As a copy-editor and proofreader, I work in many genres, particularly literary fiction, science fiction, fantasy and historical fiction.

view profile Book freelancer based in Leicester, UK

Leicester, UK

Peggy Hageman

Peggy Hageman

Editrix, bonne vivante and occasional Canadian.

view profile Book freelancer based in Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn, New York

Matthew Sharpe

Matthew Sharpe

Editor and ghostwriter specializing in literary fiction, thrillers, memoir, business books, and self-help books.

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

Brooklyn, NY, United States

Maria Auperin

Maria Auperin

Non-fiction editor in multiple genres.

view profile Book freelancer based in Arlington, MA, United States

Arlington, MA, United States

Katherine Stephen

Katherine Stephen

Quick and efficient proofreader with experience of all genres, lengths and budgets. Likes whisky.

view profile Book freelancer based in Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow, United Kingdom

Katie McCoach

Katie McCoach

Developmental editor. Let’s create your best story!

view profile Book freelancer based in Los Angeles

Los Angeles

Richard Shealy

Richard Shealy

Freelance genre copyeditor (SF/F, YA, crime/thriller, romance, horror). Award-winning client list.

view profile Book freelancer based in Kearny, NJ

Kearny, NJ

Meredith Tennant

Meredith Tennant

Thoughtful editing and meticulous proofreading, done with a sharp eye and gentle tongue.

view profile Book freelancer based in Virginia

Virginia

Roisin Heycock

Roisin Heycock

Publisher & Development Editor. I run Oneworld Children's, previously set up Quercus Children's. Worked at Faber, Macmillan, Hachette.

view profile Book freelancer based in London, United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

Anna Bowles

Anna Bowles

I have 10+ years' experience working on children's and YA fiction and non-fiction at UK publishers including Hachette and HarperCollins.

view profile Book freelancer based in London, United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

Becca Allen

Becca Allen

I am an editor with experience in publishing companies both big and small, and a passion for middle grade and young adult fiction.

view profile Book freelancer based in London, United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

Ben Way

Ben Way

More than 22 years' experience on fiction and non-fiction titles as an editor, developer, writer and proofer – eBooks, online and in print.

view profile Book freelancer based in United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Beth Dorward

Beth Dorward

Seasoned copy editor and proofreader with experience in multiple genres.

view profile Book freelancer based in Maineville, OH, United States

Maineville, OH, United States

Mark Swift

Mark Swift

Proofreader, copy-editor and indexer with eight years' experience working extensively for numerous big publishing houses.

view profile Book freelancer based in Southport, United Kingdom

Southport, United Kingdom

Georgette Beatty

Georgette Beatty

I'm a freelance editor who's committed to helping authors produce the best work possible for their audiences.

view profile Book freelancer based in Carmel, IN, United States

Carmel, IN, United States

Sue Copsey

Sue Copsey

Editor and award-winning children's author, 20+ years in UK and NZ publishing. Ex Dorling Kindersley and Pearson. Meticulous, fun and kind.

view profile Book freelancer based in Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand

Nicki Richesin

Nicki Richesin

I am a book editor with over 15 years of experience specializing in memoir, literary and commercial fiction, and select nonfiction.

view profile Book freelancer based in San Francisco, CA, United States

San Francisco, CA, United States

Nathan Connolly

Nathan Connolly

Editor and Director of literary publisher, Dead Ink. My focus is working with emerging literary talent on daring and exciting work.

view profile Book freelancer based in Manchester, UK

Manchester, UK

Philip Connor

Philip Connor

Unbound commissioning editor, enthusiastic about literary fiction and narrative non-fiction. Competitive rates and crowdfunding advice.

view profile Book freelancer based in London, United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

Jennifer Zaczek

Jennifer Zaczek

I'm a professional copyeditor and proofreader with in-house publishing experience and a bachelor's degree in creative writing.

view profile Book freelancer based in Portland, Oregon, United States

Portland, Oregon, United States

Sharon Zink

Sharon Zink

I am a novelist and editor, literary consultant and writing coach who specialises in assessing and editing fiction and mentoring authors.

view profile Book freelancer based in Worthing, United Kingdom

Worthing, United Kingdom

Amara Holstein

Amara Holstein

Experienced, empathetic editor with a passion for books.

view profile Book freelancer based in Portland, OR, United States

Portland, OR, United States

Megan Records

Megan Records

Editor with 10+ years' experience, specializing in romance, young adult, and new adult. I love helping authors make their projects shine!

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

New York, NY, 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.