Hire a Book Editor in Philadelphia

We've sourced the best book editors in Philadelphia who are ready to help you with all your editing needs.

Margaret N.

Margaret N.

Philadelphia, PA, United States

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I edit cookbooks, craft titles, gift-y nonfiction. I've worked on everything from astrophysics texts to NYT-bestselling literary mashups.


Work experience:

  • Freelance
  • Quirk Books
  • Beacon PreMedia Global (now Lumina Datamatics)
  • East Falls Bakery
  • Police Legal Sciences
  • The Writing Center at Kenyon College
  • Zanesville Art Museum

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

Genres: Humor & Comedy Fiction Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits DIY & Crafts Mashups Writing & Publishing Calendars Comics & Graphic Novels Design Photography Architecture

Warren H.

Warren H.

Philadelphia, United States

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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

Rose L.

Rose L.

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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Book doctor, editor, researcher. I love romance and historical fiction! (Areas of expertise: Regency, queer, Revolutionary War, Jewish.)


Work experience:

  • Rose Does The Research

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Romance Fiction Historical Fiction LGBTQ (Fiction)

Ashley C.

Ashley C.

New Philadelphia, United States

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Christian romance and inspirational non-fiction editor with 8+ years experience working with award-winning authors and publishers.


Work experience:

  • Barbour Publishing
  • Barbour Publishing | Adams Media (Simon & Schuster) | Callisto Media | Page Street Publishing | Sounds True | Abingdon Press | BroadStreet Publishing

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Romance Fiction Christian (Non-Fiction) Religion & Spirituality Non-Fiction Christian Fiction Self-help & Self-improvement Health & wellbeing Historical Fiction Inspirational

Susan K.

Susan K.

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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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

Catherine N.

Catherine N.

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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Experienced children's book editor. Specialities include: picture books, easy readers, chapter books, and middle-grade novels.


Work experience:

  • Self Employed

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

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Picture Books Children's - Non-fiction Non-Fiction DIY & Crafts Mystery & Crime

Morgan H.

Morgan H.

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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A freelance book editor with a Big Five publishing background who focuses on cookbooks and other lifestyle and wellness titles.


Work experience:

  • Grand Central Publishing
  • Grand Central Life & Style
  • Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Non-Fiction Health & wellbeing DIY & Crafts Self-help & Self-improvement Home & Garden

Sarah C.

Sarah C.

Springfield, United States

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Nonfiction editor formerly of Wiley and Pearson. I help authors create AWESOME books (including a #1 bestseller on Amazon).


Work experience:

  • Independent Publishing Professional
  • Pearson Learning Solutions
  • John Wiley and Sons
  • Arnerich Massena
  • New Riders/Peachpit

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Health & wellbeing Non-Fiction

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Book Editor Philadelphia

You’re finally done with your manuscript and you may be tempted to publish your book right away. However, it is not advisable to self-publish (or to send your book to an agent or publisher) without having a professional set of eyes review your work. That’s why you need a book editor from Philadelphia to help you out!

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