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Brooke

Brooke

New York, NY, United States

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 editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading proofreading Query Letter Review query-letter-review Indexing indexing

Genres: Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction

Paul

Paul

New York, United States

Contemporary fiction, romance, YA, plays, memoirs & cookbooks are my specialties. Clients: Amazon, Simon & Schuster, Kensington.


Work experience:

  • Editing Company
  • Simon & Schuster
  • Diner Journal
  • Kensington Publishing

Services: Editing editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Young Adult, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Biographies & Memoirs, Contemporary Fiction, LGBTQ Non-Fiction

Deri

Deri

New York, United States

Cookbook editor working with publishers and indie authors. Recent projects include Solomonov's Zahav and Samuelsson's Red Rooster Cookbook.


Work experience:

  • Deri Reed

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Health & Wellbeing

Julie

Julie

New York, United States

I'm an editor with nearly two decades of experience in publishing, most recently at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.


Work experience:

  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Query Letter Review query-letter-review

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Short Story, Middle Grade, Children's, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Dystopian

Nicole

Nicole

New York, NY, USA

I'm a copy editor and proofreader with over eight years of experience for major book publishers, magazines, and digital publications.


Work experience:

  • Adweek
  • Best Lawyer
  • Scholastic

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Children's, Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Humor & Comedy, Short Story, Thriller & Suspense, Entertainment, Non-Fiction, Technology, Action & Adventure

Pam

Pam

New York, NY, USA

I am a highly experienced book editor with 25+ years experience in cookbooks, crafts, and other related house and home topics


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, DIY & Crafts, Home & Garden

Melanie

Melanie

New York, NY, USA

Development editor, writer, and proofreader specializing in general nonfiction, cookbooks, lifestyle, wellness, crafts, and education.


Work experience:

  • Callisto Media
  • Macmillan Learning
  • Page Street Publishing Company

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, DIY & Crafts, Home & Garden, Education & Reference, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Health & Wellbeing, Inspirational

Mayada

Mayada

New York, NY, USA

Editor of prize-winning literary fiction. Formerly at Bloomsbury Publishing. Arabic-to-English translator.


Work experience:

  • Bloomsbury Publishing Qatar Foundation (BQFP)
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing editing Developmental Editing developmental-editing Copy Editing copy-editing Editorial Assessment editorial-assessment Proofreading proofreading Indexing indexing

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Short Story, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Anthologies, Children's, Contemporary Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction, Sociology

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