Responsible for acquiring and editing books and working closely with all departments to see projects through to publication. Develop in-house projects and review back list titles to creatively reintroduce them back into the market. Oversee the publication strategy for the Simon Pulse list.
Acquire and edit a number of projects to grow the Simon Pulse brand and ensure that authors' works are entering the marketplace in a responsible and creative way.
Acquired and edited a number of titles while growing my expanding list and looking into backlist titles and engaging in creative and marketable ways to utilize past titles in the current marketplace.
Built my list as an editor, acquiring and editing titles through publication while also assisting the Editorial Director and being the point person for other departments.
Supported the publisher of the Aladdin and Simon Pulse imprints with intense administrative work. I was also the assistant to the Editorial Director where I assisted in the editing process of a number of highly acclaimed and anticipated books in the Simon Pulse imprint, including those from Jodi Picoult and Philippa Gregory.
Assisted two editors with a multitude of editorial tasks, including giving editorial notes and analysis on middle grade and young adult projects, reviewing the slush pile, developing reader's reports, writing description copy, providing design feedback, and brainstorming titles.
Worked as an Editorial Intern assisting on a number of picture books and middle grade projects. Was later hired as a freelance writer.
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I have 32 years of editing and publishing children's books in Montreal. As a retired publisher, I would love to help craft your next book.
Fiction editor, specializing in science fiction, fantasy, and young adult manuscripts, with experience in traditional and indie publishing.