Julianne Johnson

Julianne Johnson - Editor

Los Angeles, CA, USA

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

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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
English (US)
Christian Non-Fiction
Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits
Literary Fiction
Mystery & Crime
Young Adult

Work experience

Editorial & Publishing Assistant

Prospect Park Books
August, 2018 – January, 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.

Writing Coach & Academic Editor

Azusa Pacific University
January, 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.

Portfolio (19 selected works)

A Compass for Deep Heaven: Navigating the C. S. Lewis Ransom Trilogy

Glyer, Diana Pavlac, Johnson, Julianne, Jensen, S. L.

Lush Life: Food & Drinks from the Garden

Rice, Valerie, Ingalls, Gemma, Ingalls, Andrew

Olive & Thyme: Everyday Meals Made Extraordinary

Davies, Melina, Cutting, Ann Elliott, Barrett, Ashley, Silverton, Nancy

Insta L.A.: 101 Must-Snap Photo Ops in Los Angeles

Bailey, Dorie, Johnson, Julianne

Stitched & Sewn: The Life-Saving Art of Holocaust Survivor Trudie Strobel

Savin, Jody, Cutting, Ann Elliott, Berenbaum, Michael

Helen of Pasadena

Dolan, Lian

Julianne has 1 review

Communication & Punctuality
Communication & Punctuality

Satya Colombo
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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Satya Colombo, April 2022

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