Jessie McCoy

Jessie McCoy - Editor


Editor. Reader. Writer. Blogger. Book Lover Extraordinaire.

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I am an avid reader with experience editing and writing. I love all sorts of books, but am particular toward stories that make me feel something, great of otherwise.

I have worked freelance to edit stories, taken a few creative writing classes, hold a B.A. in English and M.S. in Publishing, and I wrote my master's thesis on the lack of diversity in YA.

You can see my work experience on LinkedIn.
English (US)
Humor & Comedy
LGBTQ (Fiction)
Picture Books
Science Fiction
Short Story
Young Adult

Work experience

Copy Editor

Leading Learners
June, 2014 – Present (over 6 years)

Edit content to be sent to clients as well as office memos and blog posts

Editorial Intern

Bailiwick Press
May, 2014 – September, 2014 (4 months)

Learned the editorial side of publishing including the following: using a style sheet, working with the Chicago Manual of Style, reading submissions, creating sales reports, and editing

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