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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 Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review Indexing

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

Rebecca

Rebecca

New York, NY, United States

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

Abigail

Abigail

New York, NY, United States

Nonfiction editor for 20-plus years, transforming raw concepts into polished books on lifestyle, cooking, health, how-to, and more.


Work experience:

  • (Independent)
  • Watson-Guptill Publications, an Imprint of the Crown Publishing Group
  • Brioni
  • Universe Publishing, a Division of Rizzoli International Publications

Services: Editing Developmental Editing

Genres: Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Health & Wellbeing, Travel, Education & Reference, Fashion & Textiles, Design, Photography

Megan

Megan

New York, NY, United States

Formerly of Simon and Schuster, I love being able to work more directly with authors with honest and thoughtful collaborative editing.


Work experience:

  • Simon & Schuster
  • Freelance

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult, Women's Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Urban Fantasy, Fantasy, Paranormal Romance

Jeff

Jeff

New York, United States

I'm an experienced publishing consultant and editor specializing in science, technology, business, memoir, and health/self-improvement.


Work experience:

  • W. W. Norton & Company
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Technology, Non-Fiction, Political Science & Current Affairs, Humanities & Social Sciences, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Physics & Chemistry, Math & Science, Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences, Life Sciences

Lara

Lara

New York, NY, United States

A consummate professional with over 20 years experience in the publishing industry in a variety of genres and roles.


Work experience:

  • The Lotts Agency
  • Trident Media Group
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Various

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

Genres: Historical Fiction, Fiction, Paranormal Romance, Romance, Humor & Comedy, Women's Fiction, Entertainment, Non-Fiction, Young Adult

Rozi

Rozi

New York, NY, USA

Developmental and Copy Editor with years of experience at Random House + Fortune 500 companies. I'll take your manuscript to the next level.


Work experience:

  • Stilus Editing
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • John Jay Sentinel, University Newspaper
  • U.S. Department of State
  • Time Inc.
  • Universal Music
  • Self-employed
  • Random House

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Contemporary Romance, Romance, Fiction, Romantic Comedy, Chick Lit, Women's Fiction, Psychological Thriller, Thriller & Suspense, New Adult, Young Adult, Contemporary Fiction, Humor & Comedy, True Crime, Non-Fiction

Zach

Zach

New York, NY, USA

Freelance copy editor and proofreader with experience working on a broad range of texts and with a specialization in academic publications.


Work experience:

  • The Sea Horse Imprint
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Philosophy, Humanities & Social Sciences, Art, Psychology, History

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