Hire a Proofreader in Boston

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Katie C.

Katie C.

Boston, MA, USA

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Editor with fourteen years' experience in publishing, specializing in proofreading of women's fiction and memoirs.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Bedford/St. Martin's

Services: Editing Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Women's Fiction Fiction Self-help & Self-improvement

Larissa M.

Larissa M.

Boston, MA, USA

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Professional editor specializing in literary fiction, YA, MG, and memoir. Sensitivity reader for Latinx, LGBTQ+, and mental health topics.


Work experience:

  • Dottir Press
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: LGBTQ (Fiction) Fiction Cultural & Ethnic LGBTQ (non fiction) Non-Fiction Young Adult Middle Grade Children's Coming of Age Literary Fiction Biographies & Memoirs

Jessica C.

Jessica C.

Boston, MA, USA

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Former Penguin Random House editor & IACP/James Beard judge; advising on trade/acad. projects on food and cooking history and culture.


Work experience:

  • Penguin Random House
  • Gastronomica: The Journal for Food Studies

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Biographies & Memoirs DIY & Crafts Health & wellbeing Home & Garden

Alicia Y.

Alicia Y.

Boston, United States

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Editor with 10+ years' experience in content development, copy editing, and proofreading. Avid learner & lover of the written word.


Work experience:

  • Macmillan Learning
  • Bedford/St. Martin's
  • Brown University
  • Grey Line Entertainment
  • O'Reilly Media

Services: Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Career Guides Non-Fiction Technology Anthologies Classics Writing & Publishing Education & Reference Business & Management

Molly M.

Molly M.

Boston, MA, USA

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Writer/Editor/Communicator with a passion for science and storytelling. Let's get every word working for you!


Work experience:

  • Aforementioned Productions
  • Cengage
  • Elsevier

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Fantasy Fiction Literary Fiction Short Story Life Sciences Math & Science Non-Fiction Writing & Publishing

Nina D.

Nina D.

Boston, MA, USA

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Editor of books, magazines, digital content; Published in poetry and fiction; Pushcart Prize nominee; Columbia Publishing Course graduate


Work experience:

  • America's Test Kitchen
  • Zachary Shuster Harmsworth Literary and Entertainment Agency
  • Write My Wrongs, LLC

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Non-Fiction Young Adult Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Literary Fiction Women's Fiction

Kelly L.

Kelly L.

Phoenix, United States

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I am passionate about the written word! I have 15+ years in editing in all genres, with special attention to business and travel.


Work experience:

  • Waking the Dream, LLC
  • Immanence Journal
  • Gently Read Literature (GRL)
  • International Artist Publishing
  • Perseus Books Group
  • The Story Laboratory

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Romance Fiction Business & Management Non-Fiction Travel Poetry Mystery & Crime

Jim S.

Jim S.

Beaverton, United States

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An editor with over twenty years of publishing experience at major houses, who has a sweet spot for genre fiction and comic books.


Work experience:

  • Working Vacation Studios
  • Kirkus Media, LLC
  • Hachette Book Group
  • Time Warner Book Group/Hachette Book Group
  • DC Comics

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Action & Adventure Horror Thriller & Suspense Comics (non fiction) Non-Fiction Mashups Plays & Screenplays Mystery & Crime Comics & Graphic Novels Fantasy Science Fiction

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Proofreader in Boston

Are you an author looking for someone to improve your book by reading it line-for-line? If so, then you’re probably concerned about misspelled words, grammar errors, and mistakes in sentence structure — and you almost definitely need a professional proofreader for that.

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