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

Amanda

Amanda

Charlottesville, VA, USA

Independent press cofounder, experienced editor, insightful reader. Edits literary and genre fiction at all stages of development.


Work experience:

  • Independent Press
  • C&R Press
  • Virginia Tech
  • Freelance

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Poetry, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Psychological Thriller, LGBTQ Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Coming of Age, Science Fiction

Tim

Tim

Woodbridge, New Jersey, USA

Owner of a writing and editing business and an English Instructor, I've edited a broad range from poetry to textbooks.


Work experience:

  • Wiley
  • Callisto Media
  • Serving House Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Poetry, Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Non-Fiction, Business & Management, Engineering, Math & Science

Daniel

Daniel

Bentonville, AR, USA

Looking for: self-help, spiritual, poetry, non-native/translated English, graphic novels, UX design, and other related genres.


Work experience:

  • Fantagraphics Books Inc.
  • self-employed
  • self-employed/personal practice
  • Triptalker
  • Content designer

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Health & Wellbeing, Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Poetry, Fiction, New Age, Comics & Graphic Novels, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Travel, Design

Brett

Brett

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Developmental editor and acquisitions editor of more than 300 titles pertaining to nature, popular science, and wildlife.


Work experience:

  • AdventureKEEN
  • Knockout Literary Magazine

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

Genres: Nature, Non-Fiction, Travel, Children’s Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Sports & Outdoors, Transportation, Poetry, Fiction

Mona

Mona

Boston, MA, USA

Passionate and meticulous copyeditor specializing in experimental literature and global perspectives. Ten years of lit mag experience.


Work experience:

  • Hummingbird Press
  • Today Newspaper
  • Tin House Books
  • Literary Arts/Tin House Books
  • Chicago Quarterly Review
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
  • CareerPro Global, Inc.
  • Catamaran Literary Reader
  • Santa Cruz Sentinel

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Short Story, Fiction, Anthologies, Literary Fiction, Cultural & Ethnic, Poetry, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Travel

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

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

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