Ellen Christie

Ellen Christie – Editor

Illustrated non-fiction, art and photography editor with almost ten years of in-house experience.


I specialize in illustrated non-fiction book publishing. I began my career in galleries and have since worked on a wide range of titles and subjects: art, photography, cultural studies, history, food, design, architecture and children’s books.

Editorial services include: project management; planning content; development editing; substantive and line copy-editing; re-writing; proofreading; picture research and fact-checking.
Architecture Art Biographies & Memoirs Children’s Non-Fiction Comics Non-Fiction Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits Design DIY & Crafts History Home & Garden Photography Travel
Picture Books
English (UK)

Work experience

Phaidon Press

Jul, 2012 — Jan, 2016 (over 3 years)

Phaidon Press

Oct, 2010 — Jul, 2012 (over 1 year)

Long March Space, Beijing

Jan, 2008 — Jul, 2009 (over 1 year)


A digitally remastered facsimile edition of Danny Lyon's seminal 1971 photobook, highly influential in the history of documentary photography.Conversations with the Dead provides an extraordinary photographic record of life inside six Texas prisons and the rel... read more
The ultimate viewer’s guide to experiencing art in three dimensions, featuring classical Greek sculpture and Baroque marble carvings alongside works by Rodin, Duchamp, and Felix Gonzalez‐Torres.In The Elements of Sculpture, author Herbert George – a scu... read more
A powerful and haunting visual record, Stephen Shore's portraits highlight the resilience and hope of Ukraine's Holocaust survivors.Stephen Shore, one of the most influential photographers living today, traveled to the Ukraine in 2012 and again in 2013, just p... read more
The Art of Forgery: The Minds, Motives and Methods of the Master Forgers explores the stories, dramas and human intrigues surrounding the world's most famous forgeries - investigating the motivations of the artists and criminals who have faked great works of a... read more
Award-winning photographer Stuart Franklin's exploration of how we, as humans, are driven to visually document our experiences and the world around us.Stuart Franklin took one of the most powerful photographs of the twentieth century - the 'tank man' in Tianan... read more
The first major and in-depth retrospective monograph on JR, the enigmatic and anonymous Parisian photographer/street artist/activist behind some of the world's most provocative large-scale public photography projects.Created in close collaboration with JR, thi... read more
Warhol's Factory as seen through the lens of a young Shore, providing an insider view of this ext....
A beautiful, quirky, illustrated edition of Phaidon's compelling bestseller, celebrating the book....

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