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Mark

Mark

Philadelphia, PA, USA

I'm a professional editor, writer, and poet. Assisting others with their writing and creative endeavors is extremely meaningful to me.


Work experience:

  • ONE ART/ a journal of poetry
  • Schuylkill Valley Journal
  • Versification
  • Cleaver Magazine

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

Genres: Writing & Publishing, Non-Fiction, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Poetry, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Psychology, Philosophy

Eric

Eric

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Traditionally published middle grade author with experience editing, mentoring (Pitch Wars), teaching, coaching, and brainstorming.


Work experience:

  • Yellow Bird Editing, Pitch Wars, freelance
  • Freelance
  • KNoW: Kidlit Novel Workshop
  • Highlights Foundation

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

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade Fantasy, Young Adult

Larissa

Larissa

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Queer Latine editor, lit agent, and sensitivity reader w/ years of experience in literary fiction, women's/upmarket fiction, kidlit, etc.


Work experience:

  • Dottir Press
  • LMP Editorial
  • Tessera Editorial
  • Hub City Press
  • Jill Grinberg Literary Management

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

Genres: LGBTQ Fiction, Fiction, Cultural & Ethnic, Middle Grade, Children's, Coming of Age, Literary Fiction, Romance, Women's Fiction, Contemporary Fiction

Michelle

Michelle

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Thirty years of experience editing publications ranging from highly technical medical publications to children's picture books.


Work experience:

  • American Public Health Association
  • Michelle Quirk Editorial Services
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • Academy Professional Information Services
  • Slack Incorporated
  • New Jersey Outdoors Magazine

Services: Editing editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Health & Wellbeing, Non-Fiction, Medicine, Nursing, & Dentistry, Math & Science, Life Sciences

Meg

Meg

Philadelphia, PA, USA

20 yrs journalist + editor for top publications. MFA poetry/nonfiction. I shoot straight + I'm kind. My clients win awards + sell books.


Work experience:

  • Ryan Editorial Studio
  • Garden Design Magazine
  • Women's Health magazine
  • Rathalla Review
  • Rosemont College

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

Genres: Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Music, Psychology, Biographies & Memoirs, Business & Management, Children’s Non-Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits

Julie

Julie

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Copy editor with 25+ years of experience in fiction and nonfiction, YA and adult, trade and academic, and all genres.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • Routledge, an imprint of Taylor & Francis Group
  • The Haworth Press/Harrington Park Press (imprint)

Services: Editing editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Young Adult, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Humanities & Social Sciences, LGBTQ Non-Fiction, Literary Fiction, LGBTQ Fiction

Dawn

Dawn

Hoboken, NJ, United States

Deep experience editing memoir, narrative nonfiction, novels and short stories.


Work experience:

  • Reader's Digest
  • O, The Oprah Magazine
  • More Magazine
  • The Literarian
  • Independent editor

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

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Literary Fiction, Fiction

Kimberly

Kimberly

Union, United States

I've been a freelance proofreader for close to 20 years. I've proofread everything from cookbooks to business books for major publishers.


Work experience:

  • John Wiley & Sons
  • Word for Word

Services: Editing editing Copy Editing copy-editing Proofreading proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Business & Management, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Health & Wellbeing, Religion & Spirituality, Home & Garden, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

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