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Lucy Benyon

Lucy Benyon - Editor

Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

Journalist, copy-editor and writer, specialising in history, health, self-help and parenting. Interested in editing real life fiction too.


I am a journalist who writes real life, health and general features for a variety of national newspapers and magazines. I also regularly interview authors and celebrities.
I have recently started editing history books, and I am looking to branch out into other areas. My interests include health, parenting, personal development and of course real life.

English (UK)
Historical Fiction Inspirational
Biographies & Memoirs Career Guides Children's Books (Non-Fiction) Health & wellbeing History Parenting & Families Self-help & Self-improvement Sex & Relationships


  • NCTJ Certificate in Newspaper Journalism

Work experience

Freelance Copy Editor

Lucy Benyon is self-employed

January, 2015 – Present (over 2 years)

I am a national newspaper and magazine journalist with more than 20 years experience, and I have recently moved into book copy editing. I have so far completed seven titles (all non-fiction) and I am always interested in new projects.

Copy editor

Lucy Benyon is self-employed

January, 2015 – Present (over 2 years)

Hitler's Nordic Ally by Claes Johansen (2016)
The Disappearance of Maria Glenn by Naomi Clifford (2016)
Life in the Georgian Court by Catherine Curzon (2016)
Kings of Georgina Britain by Catherine Curzon (2017)
A Fox Crossed My Path by Monica Suswin (2017)
Echoes of the Merseyside Blitz by Neil Holmes (2017)
Childhood Death in Victorian England by Sarah Seaton (2017)

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