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Lisa

Lisa

Boston, MA, USA

As an editor with over 25 years' experience specializing in nature and memoir, I can help you take your project to the next level.


Work experience:

  • Lisa White Editorial Services
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Home & Garden, Non-Fiction, Nature, Biographies & Memoirs

Jenna

Jenna

Boston, MA, USA

Acquiring and Developmental Editor. I work on YA, romance, narrative nonfiction, essay compilations, cookbook and lifestyle titles.


Work experience:

  • Page Street Publishing Co.
  • Page Street Publishing
  • Hachette Books Group
  • Aevitas Creative Management
  • Browne & Miller Literary Associates

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Young Adult, Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits

Alexandra

Alexandra

Boston, MA, USA

Children’s book editor; experience with picture books, early readers, middle grade, and NF


Work experience:

  • Charlesbridge Publishing
  • HMH
  • Boston Renaissance Charter Public School

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

Genres: Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade, Middle Grade Fantasy, Young Adult

Erin

Erin

Boston, MA, USA

A former Scholastic editor with over a decade of experience, who loves kidlit and delights in text.


Work experience:

  • Scholastic Inc.
  • Self-employed
  • Viable Paradise

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Young Adult, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Action & Adventure

Ally

Ally

Boston, MA, USA

Experienced copyeditor and proofreader with a background in independent and academic publishing.


Work experience:

  • David R. Godine, Publisher
  • Yale University

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Classics, Fiction, Writing & Publishing, Non-Fiction, Humanities & Social Sciences, Contemporary Fiction, Poetry

Jeannine

Jeannine

Boston, MA, USA

I've been an editor for 20 years now, and I've done everything from line editing, copy editing, and proofreading from academia to fiction.


Work experience:

  • Bedford/St. Martin's
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Anthologies, Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Romance, Short Story

Scott

Scott

Boston, MA, USA

I've published three novels with HarperCollins. I also work as a freelance fiction editor, copyeditor, and proofreader.


Work experience:

  • Kensington Books
  • Simon and Schuster
  • Denise Marcil Literary Agency

Services: Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: LGBTQ Fiction, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Music, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, LGBTQ Non-Fiction, True Crime

Edwin

Edwin

Boston, MA, USA

Former VP and editorial director at Macmillan Learning and current author the Hester Thursby mystery series and freelance editor.


Work experience:

  • Macmillan Learning
  • Cengage Learning

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

Genres: Mystery & Crime, Fiction, Political Science & Current Affairs, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction

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