Hire a Copy Editor in Kansas City

We've sourced the best copy editors in Kansas City who are ready to help you with all your copy editing needs.

Audra S.

Audra S.

Kansas City, MO, USA

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I've been employed with a small publisher since 2009. I have past experience with fiction and nonfiction and can't wait to work with you!


Work experience:

  • The Foundry Publishing

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Christian Non-Fiction Religion & Spirituality Non-Fiction

Alison R.

Alison R.

Kansas City, MO, USA

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Award-winning editor with years of experience in traditional and indie publishing. Specialisms: sci-fi, fantasy, and speculative fiction.


Work experience:

  • Pleiades Magazine
  • Status Quill

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Science Fiction Fiction Fantasy Literary Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Romance Young Adult Fantasy Young Adult

Bethany B.

Bethany B.

Kansas City, MO, USA

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Experienced freelance editor, copy editor, and writer, specializing in YA and graphic novels for children and teens.


Work experience:

  • Papercutz
  • Rosen Publishing
  • Scholastic, Inc.
  • Bethany Bryan freelance
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Young Adult Humor & Comedy Picture Books Children's Short Story Middle Grade Comics & Graphic Novels

Shuli T.

Shuli T.

New York City, NY, United States

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Versatile editor with more than 15 years of experience in educational publishing at major houses and across a variety of subjects


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Bedford/St. Martin's, a division of Macmillan Learning
  • Bedford/St. Martin's, a division of Macmillan Learning
  • HarperCollins College Publishers (now Pearson Education)
  • Plenum Publishing Corporation

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Career Guides Non-Fiction Health & Wellbeing History Humanities & Social Sciences Medicine, Nursing, & Dentistry Math & Science Psychology Writing & Publishing Education & Reference Life Sciences

Beth P.

Beth P.

Kansas City, MO, USA

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I edit literary fiction, mysteries, memoirs, and travelers' tales; I have 25 years' experience as a copy editor.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Fiction Collective 2

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Travel Contemporary Fiction Fiction LGBTQ Non-Fiction Cozy Mysteries Mystery & Crime Historical Mysteries LGBTQ Fiction

Jared S.

Jared S.

Salt Lake City, UT, USA

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More than 15 years of experience. Fiction + nonfiction. New York Times bestsellers. I'm friendly, fun, and flexible.


Work experience:

  • Stanford University Press
  • Utah State University Press
  • Gibbs Smith
  • Hallmark Cards
  • Sourcebooks
  • Publishing Services Department

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

Genres: Children’s Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Humanities & Social Sciences Christian Non-Fiction Religion & Spirituality Inspirational Picture Books Children's Fiction Middle Grade Entertainment Political Science & Current Affairs

Elisabeth C.

Elisabeth C.

Iowa City, IA, United States

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Award-winning and New York Times bestselling editor of nonfiction and memoir.


Work experience:

  • University of Iowa Press
  • University of Nebraska Press
  • Freelance
  • Iowa Writers’ House Editing Services

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

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Religion & Spirituality Nature Travel Entertainment

Carol R.

Carol R.

New York City, NY, USA

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Two decades as a top U.S. copy and line editor on technology, business and travel at HarperCollins, Intellectual Ventures and more.


Services: Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Architecture Non-Fiction Business & Management Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits Design Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences Math & Science Travel Art Humanities & Social Sciences Technology

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