Poetry Editing Services

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John

John

Fort Collins, CO, USA

Seasoned, communicative manuscript editor


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Raritan: A Quarterly Review, New Brunswick, NJ
  • English Department, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
  • Undergraduate Writing Center, University of Texas, Austin, TX
  • English Department, Miami University, Oxford, OH
  • Lubbock Meditation, Lubbock, TX
  • Programs for Academic Support Services, Texas Tech University

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Political Science & Current Affairs, Humanities & Social Sciences, Buddhism, Religion & Spirituality, Poetry, Fiction, History, Philosophy, Sociology, Music

Talin

Talin

New Haven, CT, USA

Poet and editor specializing in poetry with over 10 years of experience editing for top literary journals


Work experience:

  • The Yale Review
  • The Adroit Journal

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Poetry, Fiction

Jillian

Jillian

Chapel Hill, NC, USA

Random House editor of prize-winning literary fiction, bestselling commercial fiction, and narrative nonfiction. Affordable and friendly!


Work experience:

  • Penguin Random House
  • The Clegg Agency

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Fiction, Contemporary Romance, Romance, Short Story, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Coming of Age, Literary Fiction

Abi

Abi

Seattle, WA, USA

Passionate about bringing your best words to life. Specialities in nonfiction (history, cookbooks), poetry, children's. 10+ yrs experience.


Work experience:

  • Pelican Publishing
  • Self
  • Poetry Northwest Editions

Services: Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Indexing

Genres: History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Children’s Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Poetry, Photography, Travel

Ariel

Ariel

New York, NY, USA

Meticulous editor. Experience at Macmillan, Simon and Schuster, Red Hen Press. Poetry, literary fiction/nonfiction, adult/children's books.


Work experience:

  • Red Hen Press
  • Scripps College Journal
  • The Student Life
  • Coffee Stained Press
  • Self-employed
  • The Adroit Journal

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Poetry, Writing & Publishing, Non-Fiction, Children's, Coming of Age, Short Story, Children’s Non-Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Emily

Emily

Waipahu, HI, USA

Nonfiction and Poetry Editor | I help writers self-publish their books with confidence and intention 🌱 | Spirituality | Self-help | Science


Work experience:

  • New Degree Press
  • Self-employed
  • LEGACY Magazine
  • Delta Literary Journal
  • The Baltimore Review
  • Berrett-Koehler Publishers
  • Tell Tell Poetry

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Poetry, Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Non-Fiction, New Age, Health & Wellbeing, Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences, Math & Science, Nature, Religion & Spirituality, Life Sciences

Elizabeth

Elizabeth

South Bend, IN, USA

Twenty years as a copy editor and proofreader of Christian fiction, history, and other nonfiction. I look forward to working with you!


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • University of Notre Dame Press
  • National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation
  • Moody's Analytics

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Christian Fiction, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Photography, Christian Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Poetry

Misty

Misty

Nashville, TN, USA

Veteran editor specializing in inspiring stories about religious deconstruction, deconversion, and narcissistic abuse recovery


Work experience:

  • HarperCollins
  • Self-employed
  • 2CGaming

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: New Age, Non-Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Cozy Mysteries, Mystery & Crime, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Poetry, Young Adult, Fantasy, Inspirational

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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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