Nicola Homer

Nicola Homer – Editor

Copy editor and proofreader with experience in non-fiction, specialising in arts and culture, business, the environment, history and travel.


I am enthusiastic about books and reading. I have enjoyed helping established and first-time authors to finesse their work.

I started my career working at Penguin Books and the independent publishing house I.B. Tauris. Later, I worked for the Royal Academy of Arts Magazine and Time Out Guides. Then I held a role as a production editor on the international architecture magazine, The Architectural Review. I have done editorial work for Carlton Books, the Do Book Company, John Wiley & Sons, Lund Humphries, Phaidon Press and Yale University Press. Please scroll down to see a selection of books on which I have worked as a copy editor in my portfolio.

While I enjoy collaboration, I have focused on editing non-fiction books in the subject areas of the fine arts, business, the environment, general history and travel. As a published art writer, I can empathise with the challenges that authors face. I am adept at using Adobe InDesign and Microsoft Word track changes for editing manuscripts and proofs. I understand how to use BSI proof-correction marks with a keen eye for detail. As a copy editor and a proofreader, I take great care to produce a high quality outcome. Happy reading!

Art Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Design History Nature Travel
Literary Fiction
English (UK) English (US)
  • Master of Arts in Literature and Visual Culture

Work experience


Jul, 2007 — Present

I have worked for Carlton Books, the Do Book Company, Earthscan, Frieze, John Wiley and Sons, Laurence King, Lund Humphries, Phaidon Press, the Serpentine Gallery, Tate Publishing, Time Out Guides and Yale University Press.


Apr, 2005 — Present

I've collaborated with André Deutsch (part of Carlton), Do Books, I.B. Tauris, Laurence King, Merrell Publishers, O-SB Design, Phaidon Press, the Royal Academy of Arts Magazine, Wallpaper* City Guides and Wiley.


Do Build

Alan Moore

The world of business is changing. The single pursuit of ‘profit at any cost’ has been replaced by a desire to build companies that create a better future — and enjoy commercial success. In Do... read more
Copy Editing
Computing the Environment presents practical workflows and guidance for designers to get feedback on their design using digital design tools on environmental performance. Starting with an exte... read more
Copy Editing

Justin Sheffield

Drought is one of the likely consequences of climate change in many regions of the world. Together with an increased demand for water resources to supply the world's growing population, it rep... read more
Copy Editing
This book provides a novel approach to governance relating to biodiversity and human well-being in complex tropical landscapes, including forests and protected areas. It focuses attention at t... read more
Copy Editing
Vitamin Green

Bolchover, Joshua

Copy Editing
Picasso's World.


Copy Editing
Copy Editing
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Kurt Jackson

Helen Dunmore Mark Cocker

Copy Editing
Time Out Shortlist Amsterdam

Editors of Time Out

Copy Editing
Time Out Shortlist Kyoto

Editors of Time Out

Copy Editing
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