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Alicia Y.

Alicia Y.

Boston, United States

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Editor with 10+ years' experience in content development, copy editing, and proofreading. Avid learner & lover of the written word.


Work experience:

  • Macmillan Learning
  • Bedford/St. Martin's
  • Brown University
  • Grey Line Entertainment
  • O'Reilly Media

Services: Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Career Guides Non-Fiction Technology Anthologies Classics Writing & Publishing Education & Reference Business & Management

Alison D.

Alison D.

Boston, MA, USA

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Meticulous and dedicated development and copy editor of educational content, photography, and self-published teen/women's fiction.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Cengage
  • photo.net
  • Focal Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Women's Fiction Education & Reference Non-Fiction Photography Political Science & Current Affairs

Sarah W.

Sarah W.

Boston, MA, USA

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Seasoned nonfiction editor specializing in Christian living, theology, history, biography, and devotionals.


Work experience:

  • Hendrickson Publishing Group

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Christian (Non-Fiction) Religion & Spirituality Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Education & Reference History Humanities & Social Sciences Judaism

Ally F.

Ally F.

Boston, MA, USA

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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 Literary Fiction Poetry

Edwin H.

Edwin H.

Boston, MA, USA

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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 Non-Fiction

Jen W.

Jen W.

Boston, MA, USA

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Copyeditor, proofreader, and development editor with over 11 years experience in freelance and traditional publishing houses.


Work experience:

  • National Geographic Learning
  • National Fire Protection Association
  • John Wiley & Sons
  • Callisto Media

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Non-Fiction Health & wellbeing New Age Self-help & Self-improvement Parenting & Families

Kit H.

Kit H.

Boston, MA, USA

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Queer editor with experience working on novels and short stories; especially interested in LGBTQ+ fiction, magical realism, and YA.


Work experience:

  • Macmillan
  • Jennifer Lyons Literary Agency
  • Self-employed
  • Ploughshares
  • Emerson College

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: LGBTQ (Fiction) Fiction Magical Realism Literary Fiction Short Story Young Adult Coming of Age Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction LGBTQ (non fiction) Education & Reference

Sirah J.

Sirah J.

Boston, MA, USA

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I specialize in children's literature, both picture books and middle-grade novels with an emphasis on inclusivity and educational works.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Middle Grade Fantasy Picture Books Children's - Non-fiction Non-Fiction DIY & Crafts

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