Hire a Proofreader in London

We've sourced the best proofreaders in London who are ready to help you with all your proofreading needs.

Lisa E.

Lisa E.

London, UK

Request a quote

Freelance editor with 24 years' experience in UK children's publishing. Published The Hunger Games, His Dark Materials, Horrible Histories.


Work experience:

  • Hachette Children's Books group
  • Publishing Training Centre
  • Bonnier Books UK (Templar imprint)
  • Carlton Books
  • Scholastic UK

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Picture Books Children's - Non-fiction Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Young Adult Comics (non fiction)

Britt C.

Britt C.

London, UK

Request a quote

Bestselling author, veteran journalist and editor with a passion for storytelling and 25 year’s experience contributing to top publications


Work experience:

  • Simon & Schuster
  • The Guardian, Observer, Condé Traveller, Harper’s Bazaar, the Sunday Times, Travel + Leisure, the Independent, the Metro, Marie Claire, Wanderlust and Billionaire magazine
  • FST Publishing
  • Centurion Publishing
  • Ink Publishing
  • TIME INC
  • Self-employed
  • Founder + creator
  • Green Guides publishing

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

Genres: Action & Adventure Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Entertainment Travel Inspirational Coming of Age Mystery & Crime Literary Fiction

Sara M.

Sara M.

London, UK

Request a quote

Meticulous and reliable editor and proofreader, with eight years' experience across genres, from trade fiction to academic monographs.


Work experience:

  • Unbound
  • I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd
  • Self-employed
  • Allison & Busby Ltd

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Historical Fiction Literary Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Young Adult Political Science & Current Affairs Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies

DeAndra L.

DeAndra L.

London, United Kingdom

Request a quote

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

Jasmin N.

Jasmin N.

London, UK

Request a quote

First rate and insightful editor, strategist and proofreader for non fiction, driven by perfecting content without losing its essence.


Work experience:

  • Kogan Page
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Hodder Education (Hachette)
  • Palgrave Macmillan
  • CIPD Publishing
  • Sweet & Maxwell (Thomson Reuters)
  • Oxford University Press

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

Genres: Business & Management Non-Fiction Career Guides Law Humanities & Social Sciences Psychology New Age Math & Science Education & Reference Sports & Outdoors Economics Life Sciences

Marco B.

Marco B.

London, UK

Request a quote

Freelance translator and proofreader with a background in Pharmacy and a baseball/softball coach in a previous life.


Work experience:

  • Usborne Publishing

Services: Editing Proofreading

Genres: Children's - Non-fiction Non-Fiction Life Sciences Math & Science Physics & Chemistry Sports & Outdoors Picture Books Children's Fiction

Karen B.

Karen B.

London, United Kingdom

Request a quote

The Bookseller Rising Star 2017. I edit adult, YA & children's fiction with empathy & vigour. Published author.


Work experience:

  • Speckled Pen
  • Little, Brown Books For Young Readers
  • Working Partners

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

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Women's Fiction Middle Grade Children's Fantasy Paranormal Romance Romance Mystery & Crime Thriller & Suspense

Susan C.

Susan C.

London, UK

Request a quote

Experienced editor and proofreader specializing in literature, academic, and non-fiction, worked as an English lit. professor for 15 years


Work experience:

  • Concordia University
  • University College Dublin
  • University of Limerick
  • Queen's University Belfast

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Indexing

Genres: Education & Reference Non-Fiction Philosophy Humanities & Social Sciences History Literary Fiction Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Self-help & Self-improvement

Join Reedsy to browse 1000+ similar profiles

Sign up with or

Proofreader for Hire London

You’ve removed all plot holes, tightened up your prose, gone through several rounds of revisions, and feel like your manuscript is just about ready to hit the presses. But before you do, there’s one crucial part of the editing process left: proofreading.

Whether you’ve already worked with a developmental or copy editor, or enlisted beta readers, friends, and family to look over your book, you must have someone read your manuscript with the singular goal of proofreading. This involves looking out for spelling, grammar, punctuation, and consistency errors. And trust us, when the Amazon review section of your book is free from comments like “This book is riddled with typos!” — you’ll be relieved you didn’t skip the proofreading step.

The good news is that it’s easy to find a great proofreader for hire in London. In fact, you can start connecting with highly experienced proofreaders on Reedsy right now! Just sign up for an account and start browsing through the profiles of our vast roster of freelance professionals — many of whom have experience polishing bestsellers for Big 5 publishers. As you browse, you can create a shortlist of up to five proofreaders to request completely free quotes from.

Related learning courses

Writing a book? Check out these free 10-day Reedsy Learning courses.

Learn How to Write a Novel

Thinking of writing your first book? This free learning course will get you started!

Building a Solid Writing Routine

Stop procrastinating! Learn how to break your bad habbits and focus on the writing.

Find other professionals in London

Find proofreaders near London

Skills related to Proofreading

What is Reedsy?

Successful authors build talented teams around them to bring their book to life. Through the Reedsy Marketplace, you can meet the industry’s top professional book editors, cover designers, book marketers and ghostwriters. Reedsy professionals know the publishing landscape better than a writer knows the taste of hot coffee, come meet them. Create your free Reedsy account and start requesting free quotes and honest advice today.