Hire a Book Editor in Cambridge

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Victoria P.

Victoria P.

Cambridge, UK

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Development Editor at Cambridge University Press, specialising in Literature titles. Experience with humanities and STEM academic content.


Work experience:

  • Cambridge University Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Writing & Publishing Non-Fiction Anthologies Fiction Literary Fiction Short Story Plays & Screenplays Education & Reference Humanities & Social Sciences Math & Science

Lisa C.

Lisa C.

Cambridge, UK

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A seasoned non-fiction editor with 30 years' experience in the publishing industry, 11 of which in-house before going freelance.


Work experience:

  • Lisa Cordaro Publishing Services
  • Sage Publications (London EC2)
  • Kluwer Law International (Wolters Kluwer plc) (London SW1)
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (London EC1)
  • Cambridge Newspapers
  • Hobsons Publishing PLC

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Business & Management Non-Fiction Health & wellbeing Biographies & Memoirs Career Guides Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Photography Self-help & Self-improvement Travel

Claire C.

Claire C.

Cambridge, UK

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Writer and editor of non-fiction books especially history, archaeology and current affairs for Bloomsbury, Icon, British Library and more.


Work experience:

  • Claire Cock-Starkey
  • Ben Schott

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Indexing

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Nature Parenting & Families Sports & Outdoors Political Science & Current Affairs Entertainment Architecture

Jon B.

Jon B.

Cambridge, UK

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Editor and proofreader. Politics/History. Once spotted that the i and e in Tolkien were the wrong way round while flicking through a book.


Work experience:

  • Oneworld Publications
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Political Science & Current Affairs

Reka T.

Reka T.

Cambridge, UK

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Developmental editing, proofreading, and creative writing advice for non-native speakers writing in English and pop culture nonfiction.


Work experience:

  • Eaglemoss Ltd. (London)
  • Twister Media (Budapest)
  • Libri Publishing (Budapest)
  • University of Kent (Canterbury)

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Children's Fiction Fantasy Science Fiction Young Adult Comics (non fiction) Non-Fiction Entertainment

Julia B.

Julia B.

Cambridge, United Kingdom

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I am an editor and writer with a mission to make everything I work on the best it can be. I specialise in non-fiction and children's books.


Work experience:

  • Reader's Digest
  • Macmillan Children's Books
  • HarperCollins Children's Books
  • Penguin Books, Ltd.
  • Harcourt Education
  • Orpheus Books
  • Julia Bruce

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Young Adult Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Medicine & Nursing & Dentistry Math & Science Nature Women's Fiction Middle Grade Children's Fantasy Education & Reference

Hetty M.

Hetty M.

Cambridge, UK

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Experienced development editor for non-fiction and textbooks. Former psychology Commissioning Editor at Cambridge University Press.


Work experience:

  • Hetty Marx
  • Cambridge University Press
  • Pearson

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Business & Management Non-Fiction Children's - Non-fiction Education & Reference Law Humanities & Social Sciences Parenting & Families Psychology Nature

DeAndra L.

DeAndra L.

London, United Kingdom

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Thoughtful copy editor and meticulous proofreader with a love of contemporary fiction, women's fiction and narrative non-fiction.


Work experience:

  • London-based publisher

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Romance Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Business & Management Women's Fiction Entertainment Thriller & Suspense

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