I am a full-time proofreader, copyeditor, and cold reader. I have been freelancing for a decade in addition to working in-house in the publishing field as a production editor. My clients include Simon & Schuster, Penguin Random House, HarperCollins, Scholastic, Macmillan, Hachette Book Group, and Amazon Publishing, plus independent publishers and authors. I have a BA in English and publishing from Penn State University and have completed the NYU Publishing Institute summer workshop program. I've also taken specialized editing and grammar courses from NYU and UC San Diego online.
From Amy Reed, Ellen Hopkins, Amber Smith, Sandhya Menon, and more of your favorite YA authors comes an anthology of essays that explore the diverse experiences of injustice, empowerment, and growing up female in America.This collection of twenty-one essays from major YA authors—including award-winning and bestselling writers—touches on a powerful range of topics related to growing up female i... read more
One part Mari Andrew, one part Marjane Satrapi, NPR producer Malaka Gharib's story of growing up as a first-generation Filipino-Egyptian-American is a love letter about American immigrant freedom. Her illustrations highlight earnest, embarrassing, and funny moments from her childhood, as well as the difficult coming-of-age journey as a person of color in America.I Was Their American Dream is M... read more
Sven Carter—part boy, part robot—is on a mission to save himself from destroying the human race in this fun and funny MAX novel!Ever since Sven Carter was caught eating a moldy blueberry muffin under the gym bleachers, earning himself the nickname “Trashmouth,” he’s been his school’s biggest outcast. But he soon discovers that having a lame nickname is the least of his worries. After a horribl... read more
From Louise Millar, the acclaimed author of The Playdate, comes a gripping psychological thriller where one woman’s streak of bad luck may be something far more sinister.A MAGNETIC AND CHILLING NEW THRILLER FROM HIGHLY ACCLAIMED AUTHOR LOUISE MILLAR Kate Parker has weathered unimaginable horrors—her parents died in a traffic accident on her wedding night, and her husband, Hugo, was murdered in... read more
A candid, feminist, and personal deep dive into the science and culture of pregnancy and motherhoodLike most first-time mothers, Angela Garbes was filled with questions when she became pregnant. What exactly is a placenta and how does it function? How does a body go into labor? Why is breast best? Is wine totally off-limits? But as she soon discovered, it’s not easy to find satisfying answers.... read more
Veteran comedian Artie Lange turns an unflinching eye and his signature wit on his perilous descent into drug addiction, life-threatening depression, and ultimately, his recovery, in the follow-up to his hilariously raw debut, the #1 New York Times bestseller Too Fat to Fish.At a high point in his career, Artie Lange played a sold-out show in Carnegie Hall and totally killed—yet during his sta... read more
“Transfixing…[Wayne’s] prison diary is, above all, a testament to the irrepressibility of his charisma—his is a force that can never go dormant, even when it’s not plainly on display.” –The New YorkerFrom rap superstar Lil Wayne comes the long-awaited Gone ’Til November, a deeply personal and revealing account of his time spent incarcerated on Rikers Island for eight months in 2010.In 2010, re... read more
From the popular, “candid and bold, tender and tough” (Cheryl Strayed) dating columnist for New York magazine and the New York Post comes a whirlwind and “gutsy” (Courtney Love) memoir recounting countless failed romances and blackout nights, told with Mandy Stadtmiller’s unflinching candor and brilliant wit.My story is not unique. Single girl comes to New York; New York eats her alive. But wh... read more
Marion Grodin, daughter of funnyman Charles Grodin, knows firsthand that laughter is truly the best medicine, having not only survived breast cancer and divorce, but also, various addictions-including an inappropriate relationship with Haagen Dazs. Her hilarious riffs include; the story of growing large breasts that appeared seemingly overnight (Unfortunately this happened during the summer th... read more
From blockbuster author James Patterson comes the third installment in the #1 New York Times bestselling Middle School series! Georgia Khatchadorian-the sister of Rafe, the star of the first two Middle School books-plans to excel at Hills Village Middle School in all the places her troublemaking brother failed. She's even bet him that she'll quickly become one of the most popular girls in scho... read more
The raucous and surprisingly poignant story of a young, Russia-obsessed American writer and comedian who embarked on a solo tour of the former Soviet Republics, never imagining that it would involve kidnappers, garbage bags of money, and encounters with the weird and wonderful from Mongolia to Tajikistan.Kazakhstan, Belarus, and Siberia are not the typical tourist destinations of a twenty-some... read more
The #1 New York Times–bestselling story about American Olympic triumph in Nazi Germany and now the inspiration for the PBS documentary “The Boys of ‘36”For readers of Unbroken, out of the depths of the Depression comes an irresistible story about beating the odds and finding hope in the most desperate of times—the improbable, intimate account of how nine working-class boys from the American We... read more
“Readers will be at the edge of their seats.” —Crimespree Magazine“The energy in this thrilling debut...mounts to a fever pitch.”—Romantic TimesA missing child, a desperate detective, and a bold new voice in psychological suspense combine in a thriller that is “taut and tense.”**Minneapolis Star TribuneOn a frozen night in an affluent Minneapolis neighborhood, a baby is abducted from her home ... read more
Readers fell in love with Cannie Shapiro, the smart, sharp-tongued, bighearted heroine of Good in Bed who found her happy ending after her mother came out of the closet, her father fell out of her life, and her ex-boyfriend started chronicling their ex-sex life in the pages of a national magazine. Now Cannie's back. After her debut novel -- a fictionalized (and highly sexualized) version of he... read more
“Heartfelt, deeply moving.” —Buzzfeed “Dark and thought-provoking.” —Publishers Weekly “A stunning debut.” —VOYA A poignant, lyrical debut novel about twins who navigate first love, their Jewish identity, and shocking results from a genetic test that determines their fate—whether they inherited their mother’s Huntington’s disease.Eighteen-year-old twins Adina and Tovah have little in common be... read more
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I'm a seasoned editor who has worked with several publishers, including Flux, Shadow Mountain, and Skyhorse, specializing in YA and romance.
I’m an experienced editor and copywriter based in Edinburgh specialising in crime and mystery, literary fiction and sport.