Nkhensani Manabe

Nkhensani Manabe - Editor

Johannesburg, South Africa

I enjoy using my critical thinking, research and organisation skills to develop, edit and proofread fiction and non-fiction manuscripts.

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Overview

I am a copy editor and proofreader with a focus in contemporary fiction geared at a Black audience. I have worked on such titles as A Girl Called H, Those Who Live In Cages and Perfect Imperfections. I also enjoy developing non-fiction manuscripts, as I believe everyone's life story should be treated as precious. I dedicate myself to building relationships with authors and publishers with a view to producing quality books across the board.
Languages
English (SA)
English (UK)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Fiction
Coming of Age
Contemporary Fiction

Certifications

  • BHons Publishing Studies (University of the Witwatersrand)

Work experience

Editor and proofreader

Self-employed
September, 2019 – Present (almost 3 years)

Editor

Jacana Media
January, 2019 – August, 2019 (7 months)

Portfolio (6 selected works)

Stand Against Bland

Sylvester Chauke

ulti-award-winning Sylvester Chauke is a self-confessed Madonna crazy, entrepreneur and founder of DNA Brand Architects. After an illustrious career as the national marketing manager for Nando’s South Africa, Sylvester joined broadcasting giant MTV Networks Africa as its director of marketing and communication. In 2012, Sylvester established DNA Brand Architects, a marketing and brand consulta... read more

ulti-award-winning Sylvester Chauke is a self-confessed Madonna crazy, entrepreneur and founder of DNA Brand Architects. After an illustrious career as the national marketing manager for Nando’s South Africa, Sylvester joined broadcasting giant MTV Networks Africa as its director of marketing and communication. In 2012, Sylvester established DNA Brand Architects, a marketing and brand consulta... read more

Perfect Imperfections

Makanaka Mavengere Munsaka

Maxine escapes an abusive polygamous marriage to a man much older than her to make a new life in Harare, Zimbabwe. The story follows the five madams she works for. Through them, we see the struggles of women trying to hold down careers and relationships in a big city where tradition, patriarchy, domestic abuse and unhealthy societal behaviours form a backdrop. While Maxine bears The book explo... read more

Maxine escapes an abusive polygamous marriage to a man much older than her to make a new life in Harare, Zimbabwe. The story follows the five madams she works for. Through them, we see the struggles of women trying to hold down careers and relationships in a big city where tradition, patriarchy, domestic abuse and unhealthy societal behaviours form a backdrop. While Maxine bears The book explo... read more

Those Who Live in Cages

Adams, Terry-Ann

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