Poetry Editing Services

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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

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

Amy

Amy

St. Louis, MO, USA

Children's book specialist with 25+ years experience and 75+ books published. Clients include HarperCollins, Scholastic, and Disney.


Work experience:

  • HarperCollins Children's Books
  • Stony Brook University
  • Studio Goodwin Sturges
  • Self Employed

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

Genres: Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry

Peter

Peter

Valley Center, CA, USA

I'm a professional editor and writer, college teacher and pastor, who helps authors effectively express their message for publication.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • EA Books Publishing

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing

Genres: Christian Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Non-Fiction, Christian Fiction, Fiction, Inspirational, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Epic Fantasy, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Poetry

Emily

Emily

Shreveport, LA, USA

Passionate, engaged editor of poetry and nonfiction (spirituality, science, memoir). Here to strengthen your message and honor your voice.


Work experience:

  • New Degree Press
  • The Present Page Editorial Services
  • LEGACY Magazine
  • Delta Literary Journal

Services: Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

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

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

John

John

Stockton, CA, USA

I have many years of experience in a wide array of editing and writing duties in a wide variety of genres.


Work experience:

  • Oxford University Press
  • MTKG, Inc.
  • University of California Press

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

Genres: Poetry, Fiction, Short Story, Agriculture, Non-Fiction, Business & Management, Computers & Internet, Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences, Math & Science, Geography, Humanities & Social Sciences, Philosophy

Eric

Eric

Newberg, OR, USA

I'm a publisher and executive editor responsible for six imprints, an online magazine, and a quarterly reader.


Work experience:

  • Barclay Press
  • Authority Communications
  • George Fox University
  • C.S. Lewis Academy
  • Nampa Christian Schools
  • Idaho Press-Tribune

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Inspirational, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Fiction, Christian Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, LGBTQ Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Writing & Publishing, Christian Fiction

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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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