Jeremy Hauck

Jeremy Hauck – Editor

Editor of how-tos, eco gardening, & reference books. Proofreader of books by Penguin Random House.


After working five years full-time in book publishing, including proofreading the output of Penguin Random House and Abrams, I've gone solo as a freelancer and am accepting clients.

Developmental edits: guidebooks, reference, children's books, and how-tos, illustrated or text-only—I can help organize and arrange projects that need to be especially reader-friendly so they can be used in the field, or read by children. Of special interest to me are nature-based projects like hiking guides, gardening guides, or illustrated books about the natural world.

Copy edits: Nonfiction and fiction—I've copy-edited memoirs before, and I have an MFA in fiction from Temple University. In addition, I've been teaching freshmen college composition off and on since 2012. Expect my feedback to be thorough and holistic.

Proofreading: I'm very comfortable with Chicago and AP styles (MLA, too).

Agriculture Biographies & Memoirs Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits DIY & Crafts Home & Garden Nature
Children's Literary Fiction

Work experience

Fox Chapel Publishing

Dec, 2021 — Present

Cider Mill Press

Oct, 2021 — Present

Carl Bloom Associates

Jun, 2021 — Present

Copy-edit marketing materials for company whose mission it is to help nonprofits optimize their financial health

North Market Street Graphics

Oct, 2019 — Jun, 2021 (over 1 year)

Working on books in production by Penguin Random House, Abrams, and HarperCollins.

Fox Chapel Publishing

Aug, 2016 — Oct, 2019 (about 3 years)

Developed dozens of titles in DIY, ecological gardening, history, memoir, and children's books genres.

Jeremy has 1 review





Gregory A.

Gregory A.

Jan, 2022

Provided very good support on manuscript improvement.