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Peggy

Peggy

Philadelphia, United States

Editor, writer, and publishing consultant specializing in cookbooks and other illustrated lifestyle/craft book categories.


Work experience:

  • Self Employed
  • Clarkson Potter/Random House

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

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, DIY & Crafts, Health & Wellbeing, Home & Garden, Weddings, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Education & Reference

Haley

Haley

Philadelphia, PA, USA

I'm an archivist by day, proofreader by night. I have 8 years experience scouring manuscripts for typos and other mistakes.


Work experience:

  • Soho Press

Services: Editing Proofreading

Genres: Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Short Story, Thriller & Suspense, Women's Fiction, Young Adult, Mystery & Crime, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Non-Fiction

Susan

Susan

Philadelphia, PA, USA

I'm a highly experienced editor and writer specializing in books for children and teens.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Little Fox, Inc
  • Editorial Services boutique
  • Bantam Doubleday Dell
  • Simon & Schuster
  • New American Library

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Picture Books, Short Story, Young Adult, Women's Fiction, Parenting & Families

Julia

Julia

Philadelphia, PA, USA

7+ years experience teaching writing and editing client manuscripts. I'm also the author of the YA novel THE LAST TRUE POETS OF THE SEA.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Author Accelerator
  • Blue Stoop

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Coming of Age, Short Story, Contemporary Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction

Katherine

Katherine

Philadelphia, PA, USA

I am passionate about helping authors tell their stories better. I am honest, forthright, and detail-oriented. Let's work together!


Work experience:

  • Katherine Locke Editorial

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Contemporary Romance, Romance, Fiction, Young Adult

Warren

Warren

Philadelphia, United States

PhD with 10+years as editor and proofreader for nonfiction and plays. Author of two successful books and four plays.


Work experience:

  • Philadelphia Theatre Company
  • The Gershman Y
  • Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
  • Association for Jewish Studies

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, History, Religion & Spirituality, Cultural & Ethnic, Fiction, LGBTQ Non-Fiction, Entertainment, Plays & Screenplays, Short Story

Meg

Meg

Philadelphia, PA, USA

With an MFA in CWR, an MA in publishing, and 3 years experience in a publishing house, I'm excited to use my skills to help craft your WIP!


Work experience:

  • Casemate Group

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: True Crime, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade Fantasy, Historical Fiction, New Adult, Young Adult, Young Adult Fantasy, Social & Family Issues

Larissa

Larissa

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Queer Latine book editor, lit agent, and sensitivity reader with expertise in Own Voices literary fiction, genre fiction, MG, YA, and more.


Work experience:

  • Dottir Press
  • LMP Editorial
  • Tessera Editorial
  • Hub City Press
  • Jill Grinberg Literary Management

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

Genres: LGBTQ Fiction, Fiction, Cultural & Ethnic, Middle Grade, Children's, Coming of Age, Literary Fiction, Romance, Women's Fiction, Contemporary Fiction

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