Emma Hamilton

Emma Hamilton - Editor

Salem, MA, USA

Editor, professor of writing, and writing tutor specializing in nonfiction. I want to help make your manuscript clear and compelling!

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Overview

I am an editor specializing in nonfiction. I began my career at Macmillan, where I had the benefit of working on a broad range of titles. During my time in the audio division, I worked on mostly commercial titles, and when I transferred to the Palgrave Macmillan imprint, I got experience working on both trade nonfiction and academic titles.

I went on to get a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from NYU and have written and copyedited academic articles. I currently work in a college writing center, where I help undergraduate and graduate students decide how best to tackle their writing. My time is split between writing coaching and guiding students on fixing structure and mechanics. I enjoy working with both people and texts, I believe deeply in the art of written communication, and I love helping people achieve their best in the form.
Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Humanities & Social Sciences
Nature
Parenting & Families

Work experience

Professional Writing Tutor

Endicott College
September, 2018 – Present (over 4 years)

Affiliated Agent

Kneerim & Williams Literary Agency
October, 2016 – October, 2017 (about 1 year)

Editorial Work Scholar

The Aperture Foundation
January, 2008 – June, 2008 (5 months)

Editorial Assistant

Palgrave Macmillan
September, 2007 – October, 2008 (about 1 year)

Assistant to the Publisher

Macmillan Audio
September, 2006 – September, 2007 (about 1 year)

Sherman: Lessons in Leadership (Great Generals)

Woodworth, Steven E., Clark, Wesley K.

Pershing: A Biography (Great Generals)

Lacey, Jim, Weiner, Tom, Clark, General Wesley K

Hamas vs. Fatah: The Struggle For Palestine

Schanzer, Jonathan, Pipes, Daniel

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