Emma Hamilton

Emma Hamilton – Editor

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


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.
Biographies & Memoirs Humanities & Social Sciences Nature Parenting & Families
English (US)

Work experience

Endicott College

Sep, 2018 — Present

Kneerim & Williams Literary Agency

Oct, 2016 — Oct, 2017 (about 1 year)

The Aperture Foundation

Jan, 2008 — Jun, 2008 (5 months)

Palgrave Macmillan

Sep, 2007 — Oct, 2008 (about 1 year)

Macmillan Audio

Sep, 2006 — Sep, 2007 (about 1 year)

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