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Susan

Susan

Loveland, CO, USA

As an editor, I love polishing books to make the author's words shine and through indexing, I make them easily accessible to readers.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Indexing

Genres: Law, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Art, Education & Reference, Health & Wellbeing, Parenting & Families, Religion & Spirituality

Glenn

Glenn

Colorado Springs, CO, United States

Experienced editor for university presses (MIT, Harvard, etc.) and scholars (Princeton, U of Toronto, etc.); published award-winning books.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • The Frederick News-Post
  • Capital News Service (Washington, D.C.)
  • American Journalism Review

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

Genres: Business & Management, Non-Fiction, Economics, Humanities & Social Sciences, Biographies & Memoirs, Political Science & Current Affairs, Sociology, History, Law, Writing & Publishing

Katie

Katie

New Orleans, LA, USA

Editor. Previously worked at Oxford University Press, then helped start a political news site. Expertise in the social sciences and more.


Work experience:

  • Murphy Institute, Tulane University
  • Self-employed
  • Oxford University Press
  • The Bayou Brief
  • Tulane University

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

Genres: Political Science & Current Affairs, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Philosophy, Law, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Jana

Jana

New York, NY, USA

Seasoned copy and developmental editor focusing across nonfiction, dedicated to working closely with authors to produce exceptional content


Work experience:

  • Ethics & International Affairs
  • Encounter Books
  • MDRC

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Business & Management, Non-Fiction, Economics, Humanities & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Law, Philosophy, Sociology, LGBTQ Non-Fiction, History

Lila

Lila

New York, United States

I specialize in editing nonfiction and academic books, and I'll work with you based on your specific writing style, voice, needs, and goals.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Law, Political Science & Current Affairs, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Sociology, Health & Wellbeing

Jacoba

Jacoba

Portland, OR, USA

Specialist in nonfiction of all kinds and outdoorsy fiction. Bring me your natural histories, your kayak treatises, your adventures stories.


Work experience:

  • Timber Press
  • Trial Guides
  • Ooligan Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Home & Garden, Non-Fiction, Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences, Math & Science, Nature, Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Law, Humanities & Social Sciences, History, Travel

David

David

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Expert editor of bestselling and award-winning nonfiction books who helps craft compelling stories about complex topics.


Work experience:

  • Hachette Books
  • Scribner

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

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Economics, Humanities & Social Sciences, History, Law, Political Science & Current Affairs, Sociology, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Technology

Gail Naron

Gail Naron

New Orleans, United States

Editing of academic works, reports, and dissertations, with a focus on the social sciences, Jewish studies, humanities, and law


Work experience:

  • Aptara, Westchester Publishing Services
  • Jewish Communal Service Association

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Business & Management, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Law, Political Science & Current Affairs, Religion & Spirituality, Psychology, Economics

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