Julianne Johnson

Julianne Johnson – Editor

Fiction and nonfiction editor with 5+ years experience | Working from Los Angeles | Excited to collaborate with you!


I am a published author who has been working in the editing and publishing industry since 2016. I believe stories are powerful; my passion is to elevate stories so that readers have access to perspectives that may be unfamiliar to them. I would be honored to help you share your story!

My areas of expertise:
- 2.5 years editorial experience from a Los Angeles publishing company specializing in Fiction, Cooking, Travel/Local History, and Art/Gift titles
- 3.5 years editorial and coaching experience working with university students
- University degrees in English, humanities, and graphic design
- Acute attention to detail and organizational skills

Get to know me:
- When I'm not reading in my free time I enjoy traveling, hiking, and creating art
- My favorite genres to read include Young Adult, Middle Grade, Religion, and Literary Fiction
- Editing cookbooks has inspired me to cook more, and it's been really fun!
- My favorite books include Till We Have Faces by C. S. Lewis, The Overstory by Richard Powers, Caraval by Stephanie Garber, and All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
Christian Non-Fiction Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits Travel
Literary Fiction Mystery & Crime Young Adult
English (US)

Work experience


Jan, 2022 — Present

Prospect Park Books

Aug, 2018 — Jan, 2021 (over 2 years)

Los Angeles-based independent publisher specializing in mystery, fiction, humor, cooking, regional, and travel titles outside of the New York mainstream.

My scope of work included copy editing, proofreading, manuscript feedback, indexing, digital communications, project management, and more.

Azusa Pacific University

Jan, 2016 — May, 2019 (over 3 years)

On-campus tutoring service offering coaching, not just correction, for all aspects of the writing process from outlining and thesis development to editing/proofreading and citation formatting.

My scope of work included coaching undergraduate and graduate students in online and in-person appointment sessions. Types of writing projects reviewed in sessions included academic, resumes, creative writing, and more.

Julianne has 3 reviews





Satya C.

Satya C.

Aug, 2023

It's always a pleasure to work with Julianne. She's able to catch minor grammatical errors and punctuation issues, which I definitely appreciate, but what really sets her apart is her ability to retain information on the larger manuscript to reference against particular details. For instance, she'll point out where a section is redundant or would be better placed elsewhere. Even more valuable, ...
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Bill G.

Bill G.

Oct, 2022

As a new writer, Julianne made me realize how essential professionals like her are valued. Julianne took my rough draft manuscript and helped me to communicate my ideas effectively. The feedback she provided helped me to correct my mistakes, shift a few ideas around to clarify my message and fine tune the manuscript. The world doesn't realize that the great books out there have professionals...
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Satya C.

Satya C.

Apr, 2022

Julianne is an exceptional editor whose natural ability and dedication to excellence shines through all her work. I was concerned before starting that her edits would alter the tone and energy of my writing, but she was able to find a good balance in clarifying what was needed while preserving my style. I was continually impressed with her ability to catch subtle details or inconsistencies, whi...
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