Patricia Langton

Patricia Langton - Editor

London, United Kingdom

London-based freelance journalist/editor (non-technical).

Request a quote

Overview

My background is mostly in the magazine sector. I have worked for two drinks publications in-house; I held various positions at Drinks International including deputy editor leaving to take up the role of wine editor for Off Licence News (now Drinks Retailing). I became a freelance journalist in 2006 contributing to The Drinks Business, Spanish publication Gourmetour, Square Meal and Great British Food magazine as a columnist. I co-wrote 500 White Wines (Apple Press, 2009) with Natasha Hughes. My interest has turned to book copy editing thanks to a collaboration with Spanish food authority María José Sevilla. I am copy editing her book on the history of Spanish food (approximately 100,000 words), a project which is nearing completion. I am keen to do more copy editing work in non-technical areas including food and drink as well as children's literature. I have a particularly close affinity with Spain - its people, language, food and culture. France comes a very close second.

Services
Languages
English (UK)
Non-Fiction
Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits

Work experience

Copy editing for a book about the history of Spanish food (exact title yet to be confirmed)

Freelance project
October, 2016 – Present (about 2 years)

I am currently copy editing a book about the history of Spanish food for author María José Sevilla. She traces the origins of Spanish food from the prehistoric era through to recent years which have witnessed Spain's chefs emerge onto the world stage as trailblazers. As well as giving the copy close scrutiny, I am also able to use my extensive knowledge of Spain and the Spanish language to support the author. The author is working on the final, extensive chapter. The word count for the book is approximately 100,000 and its publication is likely to be in 2018.

Explore the Reedsy Community

Reedsy is a community of top publishing professionals. Join Reedsy today to browse 1000+ profiles.

E33fcaaf75af4d9d41c22361de4ea67a42117c1b

Richard Feit

Copyediting, proofreading, and developmental editing for writers and publishers of creative and scholarly nonfiction.

Oregon, United States

124a71d345dbc42339f5fcaf65248258f0f171e6

Mandy Erickson

Mostly I edit, but I also find opportunities to write about food, religion, heart surgery, ex-convicts, and many other fascinating topics.

San Mateo, CA, USA

To view 1,000+ more profiles, Join Reedsy