Katy Denny

Katy Denny - Editor

London, England, UK

Experienced non-fiction editor, project manager and proofreader for illustrated and mono books.

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I'm a freelance book project manager, editor and proofreader with over 20 years' experience

English (UK)
Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits
DIY & Crafts
Health & wellbeing
Home & Garden
Parenting & Families
Self-help & Self-improvement
Sports & outdoor recreation

Work experience

Senior Editor

Pan Macmillan
March, 2017 – August, 2018 (over 1 year)

Short term contract to help a new imprint (Bluebird) implement good editorial systems and deliver their ambitious early publishing programme. mostly project management with some editing and proofreading.

Commissioning Editor, maternity cover

November, 2015 – March, 2017 (over 1 year)

I covered two lots of maternity leave within the Vermilion team, managing books from delivery to print and commissioning titles on health, self-help and parenting.


April, 2012 – November, 2015 (over 3 years)

After working for many years as an employee for companies including BBC Books, Octopus Publishing Group and F&W Media on lifestyle illustrated books I went freelance and provided editorial services to a range of publishers including HarperCollins, Hachette, Quintet and Pavilion.

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