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Amy E.

Amy E.

New York, United States

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Literary agent with a particular passion for all things YA, romance, and historical.


Work experience:

  • Dystel, Goderich & Bourret

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

Genres: Historical Fiction Fiction Fantasy Romance Coming of Age Literary Fiction Young Adult Fantasy Young Adult Chick Lit Women's Fiction Social & Family Issues

Rebecca B.

Rebecca B.

New York, NY, United States

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With 10+ years of experience working at NYC publishers, I've edited 100s of books across genres. Thorough, candid, and easy to work with!


Work experience:

  • Disney Publishing Worldwide
  • McGraw-Hill Education
  • Penguin Random House
  • Behrens Editorial Services
  • Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Education

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Picture Books Young Adult Children's - Non-fiction Non-Fiction Calendars Education & Reference Women's Fiction

Barry L.

Barry L.

New York, United States

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I am a content editor, copy editor, and proofreader. I specialize in nonfiction books.


Work experience:

  • Self Employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Business & Management Health & wellbeing History Humanities & Social Sciences Political Science & Current Affairs Travel Philosophy Entertainment

Brooke V.

Brooke V.

New York, NY, United States

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Passionate children's book editor with 15+ years experience in picture books and middle grade fiction for companies like Disney and Penguin.


Work experience:

  • BV Books
  • Disney Publishing Worldwide
  • Penguin Random House
  • Sterling Publishing

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

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

Nicole C.

Nicole C.

New York, NY, United States

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Associate at a Manhattan literary agency with a passion for collaboration and a love of fiction. Always thoughtful, engaged, and optimistic.


Work experience:

  • The Book Group
  • The Reading Room
  • ICM Partners

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

Genres: Historical Fiction Fiction Short Story Women's Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Sex & Relationships Literary Fiction

Adam O.

Adam O.

New York, NY, United States

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I'm a New York City-based editor specializing in commercial nonfiction, and have worked on several NYT-bestselling titles.


Work experience:

  • Penguin Books
  • Abrams Books
  • Public Affairs Books
  • Perseus Books Group
  • The Overlook Press
  • Sterling Publishing

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Humor & Comedy Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Political Science & Current Affairs Humanities & Social Sciences Travel Entertainment Earth & Space & Environmental Sciences Math & Science Technology

Laura R.

Laura R.

New York, NY, United States

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Expert editor, ghostwriter, and consultant collaborates on all aspects of the publishing process, from idea to bound book.


Work experience:

  • Jill Grinberg Literary Management
  • Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
  • Pocket Books
  • Simon & Schuster
  • Penguin USA
  • Theater Communications Group

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

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Picture Books Children's Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Health & wellbeing Poetry Inspirational Women's Fiction Self-help & Self-improvement

Jay B.

Jay B.

New York, NY, USA

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Editor since 1991 of memoirs, history, film, politics, and LGBTQ books. I strengthen and tighten prose while preserving the author's voice.


Work experience:

  • Public Impact Media Consultants

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

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences LGBTQ (non fiction) Sex & Relationships Entertainment Cultural & Ethnic Fiction LGBTQ (Fiction) Historical Fiction

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