-Supervising the peer review process from checking in submissions to exporting manuscripts to production, including communicating with editors, authors, and reviewers; all to ensure timely review of manuscripts and provide the best possible service to authors.
-Collaborating with vendors to ensure quality of workflow and process.
-Assisting editors, reviewers, and authors as and when required in using the online electronic editorial office system.
-Supplying statistics to internal and external editorial team so to formulate strategies for journal development.
-Maintaining accurate, up-to-date, and tidy documentation for the editorial office.
-Read submissions, offering editorial assessments and feedback to both Editor and authors.
- Manage eBook production and distribution: planning what titles to convert, prepping files for conversion, and handling relations and deadlines with our distributing partners
-Proofing manuscripts, galleys, catalogs, ePubs, and social media posts.
- Manage publicity mailings for ARCs and galleys alongside Publicity Director
- Build production boards to help keep office updated on files in production, reprints in process, bound book dates, and deliveries to the warehouse
- Help manage metadata on Amazon, Edelweiss+, and company website
- Design children's and direct mail catalogs
- Build copyright pages and scan old titles for OCR
- Build an editorial schedule
Conducted proofreads and developmental edits for seven titles at a small e-book company; some of which have been added to my portfolio. Unfortunately, Elephantine is no longer in business.
Mentor students in the writing process through peer review, one-on-one, or in class. I have taught several seminars to aid in the transition from high school to college-level writing. I have also taught prospective English majors within the introductory course, English 220.
Meeting one-on-one with students to help them with their college essays and short stories (from any
discipline). Facilitate 45-minute sessions in brainstorming, outlining, or analyzing the minute details of grammar and content.
The Complete Season 1 Sensitive and sexy Frenchman, Luc Du’mont, is living the American dream. He’s spent the last four years at university on an acting scholarship. Now, with graduation behind him he’s ready to make his big Hollywood splash. A debut that has to happen before his student visa expires in two months. Otherwise, he’ll be shipped home to France and all of his acting opportunities ... read more
Julia and Vander thought their trial was over. But Demeter has only just begun wreaking havoc on their lives. Julia finally accepted that her boyfriend is the son of a Siren and her family isn’t as normal as she once thought. But when she accidentally unlocks a power she didn’t know she had, her world dissolves into chaos once more. Now she is forced to uncover the truth about who she truly is... read more
Q437B was ready to die for the Second Revolution. Then she entered the Muertre… Q and B expected death when the Elders ordered their execution. What they discover instead changes everything they thought they knew about their world. Saved by the mercy of the Elders, they awaken in the Vrai Domicile, a mysterious place hidden below the Sixth Domicile housing hundreds of former rebels. Except the... read more
In a future ravaged by greed and war, The Domicile has emerged. A new civilization governed by clandestine Elders where citizens are united by white masks and uniform identities. To remove one’s mask, to go outside the Domicile, to show defiance, means being sent to the Meurtre, a horrifying death sentence. Q437B doesn’t follow the rules. She craves sunlight, dares to love her childhood friend... read more
Prepare to be charmed!Seventeen-year-old Julia Wright doesn’t understand her friends’ obsession with boys. She’s never even had a crush, and proudly maintains her composure no matter who is in her presence. In fact, the hotter a guy is to her friends, the more annoying he seems to Julia. When she is blackmailed into being the manager of the men’s swim team, she finds herself face to face with ... read more
The Inner Sky is a selection of poems and prose by the great poet Rainer Maria Rilke, set with the original text and a facing page translation, and including more than a dozen works that have never before appeared in English. The translations, by the NEA and PEN-award-winning author and translator Damion Searls, are lively, moving, and appealing, and they give a new voice for Rilke in English:... read more
First published in 1957, this is one of those classic dog books that everyone who ever read it remembers. Much as they remember the great Canadian novelist Farley Mowat - for his wry humor, his marvelous use of language (his father was a librarian), his passion for animals in all forms and the outdoors in all its glory, and his seemingly endless series of misadventures.
Shouldn’t life be more than simply showing up? Is it enough to be part of a family, make another family, earn your living, and then exit stage left? Or should you engage and be engaged in a bit of purposeful shaking and shoving along the way?These are questions that Kit Bakke urgently needs answered. Tired of self-proclaimed gurus and self-help books, she turns to her childhood role model — Lo... read more
It is a long time ago in a village near Germany's Black Forest, and Erich, a foundling, has been left in the care of the good and charitable Frau Goddhart. Or, at least the publicly good and charitable Frau Goddhart; at home it's quite another story. Erich's young life of work and little love changes when old Ula, the town's most skillful clockmaker, offers him a job as his helper. Ula is pati... read more
Stoicism is the most helpful and practical philosophy ever devised. Its intention is to help people find happiness by thinking differently about their lives and their problems. The advice the Stoics provided centuries ago is still the best anyone has offered, and it’s as useful today as it was then—or more. When anyone today says something really wise, the Stoics usually said it first. Today t... read more
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Hands-on, collaborative editor specializing in Young Adult and Middle Grade fiction and nonfiction. Formerly Penguin Random House.
Children's book editor who has worked with a top literary agent for 6+ years to make middle grade and young adult stories shine and sell.