Poetry Editing Services

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Gene

Gene

Houston, United States

Creative, experienced editor of novels, children's books, and poetry. Let's prepare your manuscript for publication together.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Uptown Stories
  • Simon & Schuster
  • Scholastic
  • HarperEntertainment
  • Daniel Weiss Associates/17th Street Productions
  • Denver Quarterly
  • San Jacinto College South

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's, Comics & Graphic Novels, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Poetry, Literary Fiction

Renee

Renee

Buxton, ME, United States

Passionate editor of award-winning indie novels, with a specialty in adult dark fiction, spec. fic., horror, and psychological thrillers.


Work experience:

  • Crystal Lake Publishing
  • Sebago Education Alliance
  • Allhorror.net
  • HorrorMovieReviews.com
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Magical Realism, Literary Fiction, Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Middle Grade, Children's, Coming of Age, Poetry, Post-Apocalyptic, Science Fiction

Abigail

Abigail

Chicago, IL, USA

A line editor/copyeditor for books on library and information science, history, nature writing, general essay collections, and poetry.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Society of American Archivists
  • New England Botanical Society
  • Lettered Streets Press

Services: Editing Proofreading

Genres: Poetry, Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Education & Reference, Biographies & Memoirs, Career Guides, Antiques & Collectibles

Amanda

Amanda

Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Experienced copyeditor + publishing professional with over ten years of multi-genre work, focused on partnership, quality, and kindness.


Work experience:

  • Michigan Publishing, University of Michigan Library
  • The MIT Press
  • Self-employed
  • California Digital Library

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Poetry, Short Story, Anthologies, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Humanities & Social Sciences, Entertainment, Writing & Publishing

Karie

Karie

Newton, AL, USA

A smart and insightful editor with a decade of experience. I specialize in nonfiction and poetry.


Work experience:

  • Edioak
  • Self-employed
  • Negative Capability Press
  • Random Sample Review
  • 45th Parallel
  • Oregon State University

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

Genres: Poetry, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction

Kate

Kate

Moore, SC, USA

Copyeditor/proofreader 6+ years. Works with first-time authors, professors, and small Catholic presses. Passionate about poetry and drama.


Work experience:

  • Wiseblood Books
  • Holy Heroes
  • Sophia Institute Press
  • Community Services of America at Good Will Publishers

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Poetry, Fiction, Short Story, Fantasy, Contemporary Fiction

David

David

Tampa, FL, USA

A fiction/nonfiction copy editor and proofreader with 20+ years’ experience in journalism. I have an eye for detail and a love of deadlines.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Various

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Historical Fiction, Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Non-Fiction, Poetry, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Political Science & Current Affairs, Short Story

Janice

Janice

Seattle, WA, USA

Editor of hundreds of traditionally published books.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Fantagraphics Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Young Adult, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Urban Fantasy, Poetry, Comics & Graphic Novels, Paranormal Romance, Romance

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Poetry may come from the heart, but once it’s on paper, it’s out there for the whole world to read. That’s when you have to perfect every word to help your poem convey exactly what you mean.


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