Jennifer Gioia

Jennifer Gioia - Editor

Raleigh, NC, USA

I offer extensive developmental editing services with personalized recommendations that will best serve writers’ needs at affordable rates.

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I offer extensive developmental editing services with personalized recommendations that will best serve writers’ needs at affordable rates.

I work part-time with self-published and emerging authors reaching the next step towards publishing fiction manuscripts in young adult, new adult, and genre fiction, such as romance, fantasy, and science fiction.

I have an MA and a BA in public relations, so I also have experience in technical and creative writing and editing for business, marketing, sales, and public relations.

For more information, visit my website.

English (US)
Historical Fiction
Humor & Comedy
LGBTQ Fiction
Paranormal Romance
Science Fiction
Young Adult


  • The State University of New York College at Plattsburgh Distinguished Service Award - May 2015 - In recognition of exemplary dedication to the English department and to the Saranac Review

Work experience

Proprietor, Editorial Freelancer

July, 2016 – Present (over 5 years)

● Work with self-publishing and emerging authors from around the globe
● Manage a handful of clients at a time, in a variety of fictional genres with completed or in-progress manuscripts as large as 200,000 words
● Charge a flat hourly rate to critique, substantially edit, copy edit and proofread completed fiction manuscripts one phase away from publication

Editorial Assistant Supervisor & Administrative Assistant

Saranac Review
January, 2012 – May, 2015 (over 3 years)

● Supervised between three and nine editorial assistants, also known as student interns, each semester including managing interns’ social media and blog posts; supervised a total of 40 interns
● Assisted in planning and managing annual launch events
● Rebranded sponsorship kit and increased sponsorship numbers
● Assisted in the evolution of a new brand image, a new website and to only accepting manuscripts online via
● Managed and distributed manuscripts to the correct editors using, created the index for journals, contacted all accepted submitters and assisted in formatting the journal
● Created and maintained positive relationships with other literary magazines for advertising exchanges
● Reviewed and interviewed potential employees and interns; was responsible for training new employees and interns

Portfolio (1 selected work)

Prosper (War Shadows)

Peterson, H.J

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