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Jacquelin

Jacquelin

New York, New York, USA

Seasoned book editor with 20 years of experience at Penguin Random House committed to helping writers make their stories sing.


Work experience:

  • Penguin Random House
  • Self-employed
  • The Loft Literary Center

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Historical Fiction, Fiction, Short Story, Women's Fiction, Young Adult, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Contemporary Romance, Romance, Romantic Comedy, Literary Fiction

Natalie

Natalie

New York, NY, United States

Writer, editor, and Italian-to-English translator with three decades of experience. I've written and edited dozens of cookbooks.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Fashion & Textiles, Architecture, Biographies & Memoirs, Design, Entertainment, Travel

Julie

Julie

New York, United States

I'm an editor with nearly two decades of experience in publishing, most recently at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.


Work experience:

  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Short Story, Middle Grade, Children's, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Dystopian

Kaitlin

Kaitlin

New York, NY, United States

I have copyedited and proofread more than five hundred books, adult and children's, nonfiction and fiction, in all genres.


Work experience:

  • Simon & Schuster
  • Macmillan
  • Kaitlin Severini Freelancing

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Picture Books, Children's, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction, Middle Grade, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction

Katie

Katie

New York, NY, United States

I'm a book editor who specializes in narrative nonfiction, memoir, business, travel, and food.


Work experience:

  • Amazon Publishing
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Book of the Month
  • William & Park
  • Audible

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Business & Management, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Travel, Sex & Relationships, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Jesse

Jesse

New York, NY, United States

I'm a NY-based editor working widely in memoir, fiction, humor, food, culture, narrative nonfiction, and prescriptive nonfiction.


Work experience:

  • Aylen Writes
  • Penguin Random House

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Entertainment, Music

Brooke

Brooke

New York, NY, United States

Passionate children's book editor with 15+ years experience in picture books and middle grade fiction for companies like Disney and Penguin.


Work experience:

  • BV Books
  • Disney Publishing Worldwide
  • Penguin Random House
  • Sterling Publishing

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

Genres: Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction

Laurie

Laurie

New York, NY, United States

20 years developing bestselling award-winning fiction and nonfiction at Macmillan, Harpercollins, Penguin Random House and S & S.


Work experience:

  • Laurie Chittenden Literary Services
  • St. Martin’s Press a division of Macmillan, USA
  • Hyperion, a division of ABC/Disney
  • HarperCollins, a division of Newscorp
  • Dutton, a division of Penguin Group USA, Pearson
  • Simon & Schuster, a division of CBS
  • Hyperion, a division of the Walt Disney Comapny
  • Rizzoli Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Historical Fiction, Fiction, Women's Fiction, Young Adult, Middle Grade, Children's, Romance, Literary Fiction

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