Hire a Proofreader in Oakland

We've sourced the best proofreaders in Oakland who are ready to help you with all your proofreading needs.

Haley A.

Haley A.

Oakland, CA, USA

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Former OUP editor with a passion for style manuals and experience editing books, articles, reference works, and dissertations.


Work experience:

  • Oxford University Press
  • New York University Law Review
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP
  • Mission of Mozambique to the United Nations (Geneva)
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Law Political Science & Current Affairs Psychology

Kate A.

Kate A.

Baltimore, United States

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Former Simon & Schuster editor with over a decade of experience editing YA & MG novels by award-winning and bestselling authors.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Simon & Schuster Children's Books / Aladdin Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Middle Grade Children's Urban Fantasy Fantasy Paranormal Romance Romance Middle Grade Fantasy Young Adult Mashups Coming of Age

Dave V.

Dave V.

Seattle, United States

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Experienced copyeditor, proofreader, and fact checker proficient with Chicago style. I specialize in literary and historical fiction.


Work experience:

  • (self-employed)
  • Girl Friday Productions

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Action & Adventure Fiction Christian Fiction Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Music Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Fantasy Self-help & Self-improvement True Crime

Michelle H.

Michelle H.

Seattle, WA, United States

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Professional editor to top-tier authors, including George R. R. Martin, Terry Brooks, Blake Crouch, and romance great Connie Brockway.


Work experience:

  • Wales Literary Agency
  • Michelle Hope Editing
  • University of Washington
  • Sasquatch Books

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Romance Fiction Young Adult Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Mystery & Crime Fantasy Science Fiction Thriller & Suspense

Margaret N.

Margaret N.

Philadelphia, PA, United States

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I edit cookbooks, craft titles, gift-y nonfiction. I've worked on everything from astrophysics texts to NYT-bestselling literary mashups.


Work experience:

  • Freelance
  • Quirk Books
  • Beacon PreMedia Global (now Lumina Datamatics)
  • East Falls Bakery
  • Police Legal Sciences
  • The Writing Center at Kenyon College
  • Zanesville Art Museum

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

Genres: Humor & Comedy Fiction Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits DIY & Crafts Mashups Writing & Publishing Calendars Comics & Graphic Novels Design Photography Architecture

Sandra W.

Sandra W.

Omaha, United States

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Skilled editor for your nonfiction book, primarily memoir, self-help/health, business/leadership, and true crime. How may I help you?


Work experience:

  • Metropolitan Community College
  • Write On, Inc., Editorial services company

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Business & Management Health & wellbeing History Humanities & Social Sciences Psychology Self-help & Self-improvement True Crime

Kimberly H.

Kimberly H.

Union, United States

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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 Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Business & Management Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Health & wellbeing Religion & Spirituality Home & Garden Self-help & Self-improvement

Kirby G.

Kirby G.

Louisville, United States

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From crime and thrillers to memoirs and short stories—accomplished editor/author with over 20 years of experience in publishing and teaching


Work experience:

  • Sarabande Books
  • Self-employed
  • MFA in Writing Program at Spalding University

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

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Literary Fiction Short Story Thriller & Suspense Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Writing & Publishing

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Proofreader Oakland

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