Hire a Copy Editor in Boston

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Lori G.

Lori G.

Boston, MA, USA

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Penguin Random House author of four novels; creative writing instructor. Experienced content, copyeditor with sharp eye. Former journalist.


Work experience:

  • Charlesbridge Publishing
  • Grub Street

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

Genres: Children's Fiction Urban Fantasy Fantasy Historical Fiction Young Adult Chick Lit Women's Fiction Contemporary Fiction Literary Fiction Children's - Non-fiction Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs

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

Nina D.

Nina D.

Boston, MA, USA

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Editor of books, magazines, digital content; Published in poetry and fiction; Pushcart Prize nominee; Columbia Publishing Course graduate


Work experience:

  • America's Test Kitchen
  • Zachary Shuster Harmsworth Literary and Entertainment Agency
  • Write My Wrongs, LLC

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

Genres: Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Non-Fiction Young Adult Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Literary Fiction Women's Fiction

Mona M.

Mona M.

Boston, MA, USA

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Passionate and meticulous copyeditor specializing in experimental literature and global perspectives. Nearly 10 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

Emily M.

Emily M.

Boston, MA, USA

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Editor specializing in romance, fantasy, and YA. Experience editing NYT bestsellers. Published YA author with S&S and HarperCollins.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Simon & Schuster
  • Orlans PC

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

Genres: Historical Fiction Fiction Psychological Thriller Thriller & Suspense Social & Family Issues Young Adult Young Adult Fantasy Fantasy Romance Literary Fiction

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

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

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

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