Holly Kyte

Holly Kyte – Editor

Freelance copyeditor and proofreader specialising in children's fiction and adult non-fiction.


I'm a freelance editor, specialising in children's fiction and adult non-fiction. I've worked with many publishers, including HarperCollins, Hot Key Books, Piccadilly Press, Penguin Random House, Orion, Octopus, Jacqui Small and Which?.
Action & Adventure Classics Fantasy Historical Fiction Middle Grade Mystery & Crime Science Fiction Thriller & Suspense Young Adult
Biographies & Memoirs Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits Entertainment Self-Help & Self-Improvement
English (UK)

Work experience

Hot Key Books

Mar, 2014 — Mar, 2015 (12 months)

Part-time maternity cover role as an editor at children's publisher Hot Key, working on fantastic middle grade and teen fiction by authors such as Juno Dawson, Joanne Owen, Salla Simukka, Archie Kimpton and Jim Eldridge.

HarperCollins Publishers

Oct, 2012 — Present

I've worked as a part-time freelance desk editor for Harper Non-fiction, as well as a proofreader and copyeditor, since 2012. This involves working on a huge range of non-fiction titles, from memoir to cookery. I am the editor for Cathy Glass's number-one bestselling fostering memoirs, and project managed the Downton Abbey Scripts series. I've also worked on top cookery titles by Amelia Freer and Lorraine Pascale, and numerous health, lifestyle and gift books.

Holly Kyte

Mar, 2008 — Present

I work as a freelance copyeditor and proofreader for a range of publishers including HarperCollins, Bonnier Publishing, Dorling Kindersley, Jacqui Small and Which?. I also regularly work as a subeditor for Publishing Business on their various glossy magazines, and as an arts journalist, writing book reviews for The Sunday Telegraph.


Nutritional therapist and healthy eating expert Amelia Freer has helped her many celebrity client....
As White as Snow
Circus of the Unseen
Final Showdown
Immerse yourself in Julian Fellowes' multi-award-winning drama. The full scripts of Series Three include previously unseen dialogue and drama. Downton Abbey has become a national phenomenon and the most successful British drama of our time. Created by Oscar-wi... read more
The Silent Cry

Cathy Glass

The heartbreaking true story of a young, troubled mother who needed help. The sixteenth fostering memoir by Cathy Glass. It is the first time Laura has been out since the birth of her baby when Cathy sees her in the school playground. A joyful occasion but Cat... read more

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