Close this message

Mari Adkins

Mari Adkins - Editor

Lexington, KY

Overview

I am a southern gothic fiction writer who grew up in the coal mining community of Woodbine in southeastern Kentucky. My poetry, short stories, and other writing to date have appeared in the e-zines associated with the now-defunct 3Sides Literary Agency, the limited Stories from the Red Light District anthology, in various projects associated with Apex Publications, and in the Help anthology. I've worked as a book reviewer and professional copy editor for the last ten years.

Services
Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Anthologies Crime & Mystery Fantasy Horror Literature Science Fiction Short Story Thriller Young Adult & Teen

Work experience

Novel Writer

Apex Publications
May, 2014 – February, 2015 (9 months)

Midnight is my first published novel.

Copy Editor

Crossroads Press
May, 2010 – Present (over 7 years)

Freelance copy editing work for Crossroads Press. I handle fantasy and horror manuscripts.

Anthology Editor

Apex Publications
October, 2009 – October, 2012 (about 3 years)

Harlan County Horrors is Apex's regional horror anthology, mining Kentucky for supernatural, dark and fantastic short stories. Edited by Mari Adkins. HCH is my love-story to Harlan County.

Share this profile :)

It's time to tell the world about this Reedsy profile!

Explore the Reedsy Community

Reedsy is a community of top publishing professionals. Join Reedsy today to browse 200+ profiles.

10f0b51420519dd19e7be6eb2e693d11ca932ea7

Sharon Zink

I am a novelist and editor, literary consultant and writing coach who specialises in assessing and editing fiction and mentoring authors.

Worthing, United Kingdom

97768c4de5c2736124a8d051b19bea427aed32fd

Claire Rushbrook

Reliable and versatile proofreader and copy editor with a passion for all things Sci-Fi and Dickens.

Chelmsford, United Kingdom

To view 200+ more profiles, Join Reedsy

To view 200+ more profiles, Join Reedsy

Sign up to read the full review

and view 200+ profiles.