Hire a Copy Editor in Oakland

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

Anna M.

Anna M.

Oakland, CA, USA

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Precisely worded, wildly creative: Editor of award-winning books (poetry and prose) offering customized and attentive editorial services


Work experience:

  • Kelsey Street Press
  • Freelance

Services: Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Poetry Fiction

Christine M.

Christine M.

Chester, United States

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Experienced editor of cookbooks and home/lifestyle books; my editing and proofreading work includes James Beard and IACP Award winners.


Work experience:

  • Christine McKnight Editorial Services
  • John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Business & Management Non-Fiction Career Guides Christian Non-Fiction Religion & Spirituality Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits DIY & Crafts Health & Wellbeing Home & Garden Weddings Parenting & Families

Karli J.

Karli J.

Nashville, TN, United States

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Editor who specializes in developing content and is passionate about helping authors of fiction and nonfiction write their best stories!


Work experience:

  • HarperCollins Christian Publishing

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing

Genres: Romance Fiction Inspirational Non-Fiction Literary Fiction Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Young Adult

Sarah C.

Sarah C.

Springfield, United States

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Nonfiction editor formerly of Wiley and Pearson


Work experience:

  • Independent Publishing Professional
  • Pearson Learning Solutions
  • John Wiley and Sons
  • Arnerich Massena
  • New Riders/Peachpit

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing

Genres: Health & Wellbeing Non-Fiction

Jessica H.

Jessica H.

Jacksonville, United States

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Award-winning freelance editor Jessica Hatch provides practical, marketable revision advice to clients on all six habitable continents.


Work experience:

  • Writers House
  • St. Martin's Press
  • Fox Literary LLC
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Health & Wellbeing Historical Fiction Fiction LGBTQ Fiction Women's Fiction LGBTQ Non-Fiction Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Ashley S.

Ashley S.

Lincoln, NE, United States

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A supportive and collaborative editorial professional with 10 years’ experience across print and digital—and a total bookworm.


Work experience:

  • Prairie Schooner, University of Nebraska
  • History Press
  • Publishers Weekly
  • CreateSpace, an Amazon.com Company
  • Milkweed Editions
  • Yemassee Journal
  • self-employed
  • Compose.ly

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

Genres: Women's Fiction Fiction Business & Management Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Cozy Mysteries Mystery & Crime Contemporary Romance Romance Literary Fiction Short Story

Lynsey G.

Lynsey G.

Missoula, United States

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Copy editor and proofreader with years of experience in-house and freelancing for Big 5 publishers and private clients across many genres.


Work experience:

  • Penguin Random House
  • Fordham University Press
  • City College of New York
  • Skadden-Arps Legal Studies Program at City College of New York
  • WHACK! Magazine
  • Penguin Group (USA)
  • Lynsey G (sole proprietor)

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Romance Fiction Women's Fiction Science Fiction Epic Fantasy Fantasy Urban Fantasy Cozy Mysteries Mystery & Crime Young Adult Fantasy Young Adult Comics & Graphic Novels

Lisa H.

Lisa H.

Berkley, MI, United States

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Every sentence matters! My passion is helping your words shine, whether you're at the beginning of your project or you need a final polish.


Work experience:

  • Poignant Pen LLC

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

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits Non-Fiction Health & Wellbeing Sex & Relationships Fantasy Fiction Self-Help & Self-Improvement Science Fiction Travel Home & Garden

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