Madeleine Nakamura

Madeleine Nakamura – Editor

I have eight years of professional editing experience and a great work ethic. Together, we can polish your work into something spectacular!


I have eight years of editorial and writing experience. I've worked for Red Hen Press, one of the largest independent presses in the US, and Scripps College, a top liberal arts college. I'm highly versed in all aspects of editing and know the Chicago Manual of Style by heart.

My keen eye for detail and perfectionist work ethic will help you turn your writing from good to truly excellent. Together, we can improve your creation in every way, from spelling and grammar to pacing and structure. My feedback is thoughtful, honest, and extensive; after I've edited for you, you'll have a much better idea of where your work stands and what it needs to shine.

I provide a professional, seamless editing experience. My specialties are fantasy, science fiction, and literary fiction.

Biographies & Memoirs Education & Reference Humanities & Social Sciences
Fantasy LGBTQ Fiction Literary Fiction Science Fiction
English (US)

Work experience

Scripps College

Aug, 2023 — Present

Red Hen Press

Jan, 2019 — Jan, 2021 (about 2 years)

The Walrus Campus Literary Journal

Jan, 2015 — Jan, 2019 (about 4 years)


Jan, 2015 — Present

Madeleine has 1 review





Stephanie M.

Stephanie M.

Oct, 2023

Madeleine was very professional. She was thorough in her review of my work and provided me with constructive feedback and suggestions. She responded quickly to questions I had and kept me updated on changes she needed to make to our original agreement. I would definitely work with her again.

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