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Sarah Kolb-Williams

Sarah Kolb-Williams

Editor from the Midwest US. My schedule is full for 2016. Please check back in October for 2017 availability, and best wishes on your WIP!

view profile Book freelancer based in Minnesota, United States

Minnesota, United States

Joy Hoppenot

Joy Hoppenot

I provide personalized feedback for novelists at Forest & Trees Editing.

view profile Book freelancer based in France

France

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

Leigh Saffold

Leigh Saffold

A pleasure to work with, authors and publishers applaud Leigh's calm and charisma.

view profile Book freelancer based in Oakland, California

Oakland, California

Trinity McFadden

Trinity McFadden

I am an experienced editor, writer, and publicist who specializes in nonfiction, memoir, academic, philosophical, and religious manuscripts.

view profile Book freelancer based in Grand Rapids, MI, United States

Grand Rapids, MI, United States

Jane Ace

Jane Ace

London-based freelance writer and editor with over fifteen years’ experience in publishing, arts and heritage.

view profile Book freelancer based in London

London

Tom Flood

Tom Flood

A writer, editor, copy editor and proofreader for 35 years, Tom has also judged major literary awards and helped over 75 authors to publish.

view profile Book freelancer based in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Joanna MacKenzie

Joanna MacKenzie

Seasoned publishing industry professional with agency experience and a keen eye for detail who embraces all aspects of the editorial process

view profile Book freelancer based in Oak Park, IL, United States

Oak Park, IL, United States

Mary-Theresa Hussey

Mary-Theresa Hussey

Award winning editor with 25+ years in traditional publishing. Specializing in genre fiction. Looking to help make good stories well told.

view profile Book freelancer based in New York

New York

Taylor Morris

Taylor Morris

Accomplished editor of picture books, middle grade and YA novels who helps authors polish their work and raise the quality of their writing.

view profile Book freelancer based in Virginia Beach, VA, United States

Virginia Beach, VA, United States

Brian Luster

Brian Luster

A full-time freelance copy editor and proofreader of middle grade and YA fiction and nonfiction for major publishers.

view profile Book freelancer based in Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn, NY

Christopher Cerasi

Christopher Cerasi

I'm a veteran writer and editor with an extensive background in pop culture and licensing. Specializing in all things nerdy and pop culture.

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

New York, NY, United States

Will Anderson

Will Anderson

Two years evaluating and editing for St. Martin's Press. Particular passion for commercial fiction including mystery, thriller, sci-fi.

Joey Quince

Joey Quince

Editorial Director at a London/Geneva publishing house, specialising in literary and historical, YA and thriller fiction, poetry and memoir.

view profile Book freelancer based in Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva, Switzerland

Geoff Smith

Geoff Smith

I specialize in developmental editing and copy editing. My job is to work with you until your book is in the best possible shape it can be.

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

Brooklyn, NY, United States

Megan McKeever

Megan McKeever

Formerly of Simon and Schuster, I love being able to work more directly with authors with honest and thoughtful collaborative editing.

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

New York, NY, United States

Anne McPeak

Anne McPeak

Meticulous editor with a special focus on literary projects.

view profile Book freelancer based in Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn, NY

Dara Kaye

Dara Kaye

Full-time editor at DC's top literary agency. Recovering academic. Unrepentant Ravenclaw.

view profile Book freelancer based in Washington, DC

Washington, DC

Loma Halden

Loma Halden

Friendly, efficient editor and researcher with a deep passion for books and authors. Reading is my pleasure as well as my profession.

view profile Book freelancer based in London, United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

Etinosa Agbonlahor

Etinosa Agbonlahor

Editor working on literary fiction, historical, commercial and women's fiction, as well as narrative non-fiction.

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

New York City, NY, United States

Michelle Mariano

Michelle Mariano

PhD creative writer and editor for general, trade, and academic content. I edit in Chicago, MLA, APA, AP, and GPO. Chicago is my favorite.

view profile Book freelancer based in Baltimore, MD

Baltimore, MD

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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

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“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.