I have worked in an editorial capacity in one of the Big 5 publishing houses for almost three years. I have edited and published debut novels, books by internationally bestselling authors and worked on nonfiction books by world class thinkers, chefs, media personalities, and more.
When freelancing as an editor or writer, I love to partner with dedicated people who are passionate about making their work as excellent as possible.
Please scroll below to see some of the books I have edited (or co-edited) and published.
Feel free to contact me if your manuscript is complete (50,000 words or more) or for general editorial queries.
“A feast for all readers.” —Library Journal (starred review) “An unsnobby wine thriller [and] an excellent pairing with just about any book club.” —Portland Tribune The “spellbinding debut” (Library Journal, starred review) about a food journalist’s desperate attempt to save his career—and possibly, his marriage—through an epic quest that leads him from Burgundy through Russia, tracking an inf... read more
“A searing, beautifully written novel that captures the exhilaration and dangers of 1970s post-Franco Spain. Mosca, a bitterly jaded young woman, goes on a harrowing search for her missing brother—and the history that destroyed their lives. Violent, heartbreaking, unforgettable, The Sleeping World is a stunning debut” (Cristina Garcia, author of Dreaming in Cuban).Spain, 1977. Military rule is... read more
What would you do if you had a second chance at life?Hannah, David, Connie, and Linda have been given the second chance of a lifetime—genetically perfect bodies as part of a medically advanced pilot program seeking FDA approval. Their new bodies are exact replicas of their old selves—without the deadly illnesses they suffered from. Even better, their imperfections have been erased. Blemishes, ... read more
From the award-winning author of The Lake of Dead Languages comes a chilling new psychological thriller about a professor accused of killing her favorite student in a hit-and-run accident.Nan Lewis—a creative writing professor at a state university in upstate New York—is driving home from a faculty holiday party after finding out she’s been denied tenure. On her way, she hits a deer, but when ... read more
New York Times Notable Book of 2015 Kirkus Reviews Best Fiction Book of 2015 Finalist for the 2015 Kirkus Prize for Fiction Winner of a Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize Hailed by The New York Times for its “wildly ambitious...dazzling use of language” and “mesmerizing storytelling,” The Incarnations is a “brilliant, mind-expanding, and wildly original novel” (Chris Cleave) about a Beijing taxi ... read more
Celebrate the sixtieth anniversary of one of the earliest science fiction novels by rediscovering Jack Finney’s internationally acclaimed Invasion of the Body Snatchers—which Stephen King calls a story “to be read and savored for its own satisfactions,” now repackaged with a foreword by #1 New York Times bestselling author Dean Koontz.On a quiet fall evening in the peaceful town of Mill Valley... read more
The timeless and practical advice in The Magic of Thinking Big clearly demonstrates how you can: Sell moreManage betterLead fearlesslyEarn moreEnjoy a happier, more fulfilling life With applicable and easy-to-implement insights, you’ll discover:Why believing you can succeed is essentialHow to quit making excusesThe means to overcoming fear and finding confidenceHow to develop and use creative ... read more
From the international bestselling author of Rebel Queen and Nefertiti comes a captivating novel about the infamous Mata Hari, exotic dancer, adored courtesan, and, possibly, relentless spy.Paris, 1917. The notorious dancer Mata Hari sits in a cold cell awaiting freedom…or death. Alone and despondent, Mata Hari is as confused as the rest of the world about the charges she’s been arrested on: t... read more
In Thank You, Goodnight, hailed by Billboard as “High Fidelity and About a Boy with a dose of Music & Lyrics thrown in,” the lead singer of a one-hit wonder 90s band tries for one more swing at the fence.Teddy Tremble is nearing forty and has settled into a comfortable groove, working at a stuffy law firm and living in a downtown apartment with a woman he thinks he might love. Sure, his days a... read more
In the tradition of Zoe Heller’s What Was She Thinking? Notes on a Scandal, The New Neighbor is “a chilling page-turner” (People) with “simple, elegant language” (The New York Times Book Review) about an old woman’s curiosity turned into a dangerous obsession as she becomes involved in her mysterious new neighbor’s complicated life.How much can you really know about the woman next door? Ninety... read more
Soon to be a movie titled The Exception starring Christopher Plummer, Lily James, and Jai Courtney, this “wonderfully satisfying, sophisticated novel” (Daily Telegraph) follows the exiled Kaiser Wilhelm, the young Nazi officer assigned to guard him, and the Jewish maid who unwittingly comes between them.It is 1940 and the exiled monarch Kaiser Wilhelm is living in his Dutch chateau, Huis Doorn... read more
Set amongst the scandal, wealth, and upstairs-downstairs politics of a Roman family, Crystal King’s seminal debut features the man who inspired the world’s oldest cookbook and the ambition that led to his destruction.On a blistering day in the twenty-sixth year of Augustus Caesar’s reign, a young chef, Thrasius, is acquired for the exorbitant price of twenty thousand denarii. His purchaser is ... read more
*Real Simple “Best Books of June” *Refinery29 “Best Beach Reads of 2017” In the tradition of Jodi Picoult and Lisa Genova, this gorgeously written, heartbreaking, yet hopeful debut set during a Maine summer traces the lives of a young family in the aftermath of tragedy.In the coastal town of Alden, Maine, Hope and Jack Kelly have settled down to a life of wedded bliss. They have a beautiful fa... read more
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Copy editor specializing in humanities, social sciences, general and creative nonfiction, as well as literary fiction.
I've edited NYT bestselling authors, award-winners, popular mid-listers and complete beginners. Special focus: Science fiction and Fantasy.