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:

  • Freelance
  • 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

Kelly

Kelly

Phoenix, United States

I am passionate about the written word! I have 15+ years in editing in all genres, with special attention to business and travel.


Work experience:

  • Immanence Journal
  • Gently Read Literature (GRL)
  • International Artist Publishing
  • Perseus Books Group
  • The Story Laboratory

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

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Business & Management, Non-Fiction, Travel, Poetry, Mystery & Crime

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

Thomas

Thomas

Portland, Oregon, USA

A dab hand at any genre, I cut my teeth in literary publishing at Tin House, and now work with VIP clients at Substack Pro.


Work experience:

  • Thomas Alexander Ross
  • Tin House

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Humor & Comedy, Fiction, Magical Realism, Literary Fiction, Poetry, Short Story, Contemporary Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Travel

Michael

Michael

Grass Lake, MI, USA

Editor and consultant. Theology, spirituality, philosophy, and literary works (poetry, fiction, sci-fi/fantasy). Worked with Angelico Press.


Work experience:

  • Michael Martin Editing Services

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

Genres: Poetry, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Fantasy, Literary Fiction, Anthologies, Religion & Spirituality

Danielle

Danielle

Indianapolis, IN, United States

Editor and writing coach specializing in education, test-prep, how-to, and reference guides


Work experience:

  • Self-Employed
  • John Wiley & Sons
  • The Write Place (University of Dayton)
  • Today's Catholic News
  • Orpheus Literary Magazine (University of Dayton)

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, DIY & Crafts, Nature, Poetry, Fiction, Math & Science, Education & Reference

Clelia

Clelia

Prescott, AZ, USA

I specialize in copy editing and indexing works of dharma and spiritual teachings, self-development, memoir and poetry.


Work experience:

  • Clelia Lewis
  • Hohm Press

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Indexing

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Religion & Spirituality, Poetry, Fiction

Laura

Laura

New York, NY, United States

Expert editor, ghostwriter, and consultant collaborates on all aspects of the publishing process, from idea to bound book.


Work experience:

  • Jill Grinberg Literary Management
  • Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
  • Pocket Books
  • Simon & Schuster
  • Penguin USA
  • Theater Communications Group

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

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Poetry, Inspirational, Women's Fiction, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

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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.


To make sure that every poem in your poetry collection hits home, consider hiring a poetry book editor on Reedsy. With experience working with Big 5 publishers and indie authors alike, our poetry editors are well-versed (pun unintended) to help you polish your poems to perfection.


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