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

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 Literary Fiction Fiction LGBTQ (non fiction) Cozy Mysteries Mystery & Crime Historical Mysteries LGBTQ (Fiction)

Maria D.

Maria D.

Kansas City, MO, United States

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Empathetic, bespoke developmental editor specializing in YA, Self-Help, Historical Fiction, Romance. Tune in to the truth of your concept.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Historical Fiction Comics & Graphic Novels Self-help & Self-improvement Non-Fiction Dystopian Science Fiction Time Travel Psychological Thriller Thriller & Suspense Cozy Mysteries Mystery & Crime

Allison G.

Allison G.

Jersey City, NJ, United States

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Jack-of-all-trades editor specializing in literary fiction and academic work (journal articles, book chapters, dissertations).


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Wiley

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Life Sciences Math & Science Writing & Publishing Sports & Outdoors

Alison C.

Alison C.

Kansas City, MO, USA

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Senior Editor at Status Quill. Specialisms: science fiction, speculative fiction, and fantasy. Edited fiction which won 2019 Pushcart Prize.


Work experience:

  • Pleiades Magazine
  • Status Quill

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Science Fiction Fiction Fantasy Literary Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction

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

Lara K.

Lara K.

Brigham City, UT, USA

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Highly skilled editor specializing in children’s and YA, with experience in graphic novels. Worked at Scholastic, Wiley.


Work experience:

  • US Federal Government
  • Scholastic Inc.
  • Wiley & Sons

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Fantasy Children's - Non-fiction Non-Fiction Religion & Spirituality Young Adult Fantasy Young Adult Middle Grade Fantasy Comics & Graphic Novels

Lia O.

Lia O.

New York City, NY, USA

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Experienced and creative editor specializing in business, self-help, memoir, true crime, psychology, and mind/body/spirit.


Work experience:

  • Callisto Media
  • Diversion Books
  • John Wiley and Sons

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

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Business & Management True Crime LGBTQ (non fiction) New Age Self-help & Self-improvement Religion & Spirituality

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