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Estelle

Estelle

New York, United States

Agency Associate at one of New York's top agencies and acclaimed author specializing in developing and polishing Y.A. and middle grade.


Work experience:

  • Folio Literary Management
  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, Middle Grade

Oriana

Oriana

New York, United States

10+ years as a writer, editor & publishing consultant | deeply passionate about the written word in all its diverse forms


Work experience:

  • Mirific Editorial
  • MTV News
  • Hyperallergic
  • Gotham Ghostwriters
  • Random House
  • Stonesong Press
  • Per La Mente
  • Kickstarter

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Romance, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Women's Fiction, Sex & Relationships, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Emily

Emily

New York, United States

Former non-fiction editor at Penguin Random House and Macmillan. I've edited business, true crime, history, and everything in between.


Work experience:

  • Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, Macmillan
  • Portfolio/Sentinel/Current, Penguin Random House

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Business & Management, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, True Crime, Political Science & Current Affairs, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences, Math & Science, Sports & Outdoors

Anne

Anne

New York, United States

Experienced freelance book editor with a particular interest in literary fiction and memoir.


Work experience:

  • Counterpoint/Soft Skull Press
  • Massie & McQuilkin Literary Agency
  • Library Journal
  • Freelance

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Women's Fiction, Fiction, Psychology, Humanities & Social Sciences, Short Story, Coming of Age, Literary Fiction

Jeanette

Jeanette

New York, NY, United States

Freelance editor with more than a decade of experience in fiction and nonfiction developmental editing, copyediting, and proofreading.


Work experience:

  • JS Editorial
  • Penguin Random House
  • Simon & Schuster, Hachette, Amazon

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Young Adult, Business & Management, Non-Fiction, Career Guides, Travel, Women's Fiction, Entertainment, Fantasy, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Urban Fantasy

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

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: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Picture Books, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Middle Grade Fantasy

Lindsey

Lindsey

New York, United States

Experienced editor from a Big Five publisher specializing in mystery, suspense, and thrillers.


Work experience:

  • Grand Central Publishing
  • Crooked Lane Books

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Young Adult, Action & Adventure, Women's Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense

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