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Shelby N.

Shelby N.

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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Experienced literary book editor with a penchant for poetry, short stories, flash fiction, memoirs, and hybrid work.


Work experience:

  • Autumn House Press
  • The Fourth River Literary Journal
  • Front Porch Literary Magazine
  • Creative Nonfiction Foundation
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Poetry Fiction Literary Fiction Short Story Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction

JD K.

JD K.

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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Hey there! I'm JD, an editor specializing in copyediting and proofreading, with 20+ years as a wordsmith who enjoys working with writers.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Infinity Concepts
  • Whitaker House Publishers
  • Tribune-Review Newspaper
  • Hampton Roads Christian Newspaper

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Christian (Non-Fiction) Religion & Spirituality Non-Fiction Action & Adventure Fiction Christian Fiction Science Fiction Thriller & Suspense Fantasy Historical Fiction Young Adult

Jennifer R.

Jennifer R.

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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Award-winning Children's and YA Editor, from start to finish, from A to Z, helping writers create and publish amazing stories!


Work experience:

  • Scholastic Inc.
  • Rees Editorial

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 Middle Grade Fantasy New Adult Young Adult Young Adult Fantasy

Paige C.

Paige C.

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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I am a children's and Young Adult book fanatic. I've worked on them at Penguin, studied them in graduate school, and even wrote one . . .


Work experience:

  • Penguin Young Readers
  • University of Pittsburgh

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Picture Books Young Adult

Dave V.

Dave V.

Seattle, United States

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Experienced copyeditor, proofreader, and fact checker proficient with Chicago style. I specialize in literary and historical fiction.


Work experience:

  • (self-employed)
  • Girl Friday Productions

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Action & Adventure Fiction Christian Fiction Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Music Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Fantasy Self-help & Self-improvement True Crime

Kirby G.

Kirby G.

Louisville, United States

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From crime and thrillers to memoirs and short stories—accomplished editor/author with over 20 years of experience in publishing and teaching


Work experience:

  • Sarabande Books
  • Self-employed
  • MFA in Writing Program at Spalding University

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

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Literary Fiction Short Story Thriller & Suspense Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Writing & Publishing

Steven B.

Steven B.

Vermont, United States

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Intuitive, expert editor with 30 yrs experience teaching fiction writing at a major university. Well-published, knowledgeable, honest, kind.


Work experience:

  • Miami University, Oxford, OH
  • Colby College, Waterville,ME
  • Hollow Tree Literary Services

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Young Adult Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Historical Fiction Short Story Middle Grade Children's Fantasy

Kate A.

Kate A.

Baltimore, United States

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Former Simon & Schuster editor with over a decade of experience editing YA & MG novels by award-winning and bestselling authors.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Simon & Schuster Children's Books / Aladdin Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Middle Grade Children's Urban Fantasy Fantasy Paranormal Romance Romance Middle Grade Fantasy Young Adult Mashups Coming of Age

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