Ross Jamieson

Ross Jamieson – Editor

UK-based, non-fiction copy editor and proofreader for renowned publishers, including Hodder & Stoughton and Pan Macmillan.


I love and live books. For over a decade, I have edited and proofread manuscripts for numerous well-known publishers, including Hodder & Stoughton and Pan Macmillan. In fact, as a former independent bookseller, typesetter, publisher’s publicist, with a degree in English literature (first class) and an MA in creative writing (distinction), I think I have the business of books covered from an exciting number of angles. Oh, and I read for pleasure, too!

I bring this experience to every book I work on, to help authors and publishers produce the best books possible.
Biographies & Memoirs Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits Entertainment Humanities & Social Sciences Nature Sports & Outdoors Travel
English (UK) English (US)
  • BA English Literature (First-Class Honours)
  • MA Creative Writing (Distinction)

Work experience

Birlinn Books

Feb, 2022 — Present

Pan Macmillan

Oct, 2021 — Present

Hurst Publishers

Aug, 2021 — Present

Hodder & Stoughton

Jul, 2021 — Present

Great Northern Books

Jan, 2009 — Present


Hunting Ghislaine

John Sweeney

Once upon a time there was a beautiful princess who suffered a tragedy, the death of her father, a war hero, a philanthropist, a good man, in suspicious circumstances. She fled to New York where she made a new life with a brilliant mathematician. Her name is G... read more
The Sleeping and the Dead is a tense psychological crime thriller from CWA Gold Dagger award-winning writer, Ann Cleeves.Detective Peter Porteous is called to Cranwell Lake where the body of a teenager has been discovered. After trawling through the missing pe... read more
Trust No One

Michael Grothaus

Deepfake technology can create video evidence of just about anything: Hollywood superstar Margot Robbie in an orgy.Chinese president Xi Jinping declaring nuclear war.Basketball legend Michael Jordan winning the World Cup. The only limit is the imagination. In ... read more
Hidden Lessons

Mehreen Baig

'Beautifully written, Hidden Lessons is both a heart-rending account of the challenges in our education system, and a heart-warming celebration of teachers and students who have triumphed through adversity. The pride Mehreen has for her community and the lives... read more
Milk Teeth

Jessica Andrews

'Jessica Andrews's first novel, Saltwater, was wonderful. The follow-up, Milk Teeth, is even better' Alex Preston, 'Fiction To Look Out For In 2022', Observer'Addictive, immediate, brilliant' Helen MortA lush and intimate love story from the award-winning auth... read more
**SUNDAY TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLER***A RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK*'A gripping account, filled with compassion.' - Sunday Times'Exemplary and displays a painstaking sensitivity.' - New Statesman'It does for disaster what Rachel Clarke's Dear Life has done for palli... read more
How To Go Vegan

Veganuary Trading Limited

**A new edition of How to Go Vegan -- updated for Veganuary 2022**GOING VEGAN IS EASY!Whether you're already a full-time vegan, considering making the switch to help fight climate change or know someone who is, this book will give you all the tools you need to... read more
'There's something special about it: the storytelling is unique, so exciting, so kinetic. Even though it's in your ears, you feel like you're walking along with George.' -- Candice Carty-Williams'[George's podcast] blows through the medium's newly established ... read more
Nobody Panic

Tessa Coates

'Absolutely delightful, surprisingly useful and pleasingly absurd' - Rachel Parris 'Tessa and Stevie are two of the funniest people I know' - Nish Kumar 'A must-read for anyone struggling to be a convincing grown up' - Richard Herring'Bloody funny and genuinel... read more
'Wise, challenging and offering some unexpected laughter in the dark, this is a rational and insightful account of the sixth great extinction event. Peter Marren is a brilliant writer and a national treasure.' PATRICK BARKHAM'Thoughtful, fascinating and very t... read more
Come Death and High Water is the second mystery novel featuring George and Molly Palmer-Jones by Ann Cleeves, author of the Shetland and Vera Stanhope crime series.The picturesque privately-owned island of Gillibry off the North Devon coast turns out to be the... read more
The Butler

Danielle Steel

The Butler is an extraordinary tale of family, difficult decisions and destiny, from the world's favourite storyteller, Danielle Steel.Joachim von Hartmann was born and raised in Buenos Aires by his loving German mother, Liese, along with his identical twin. B... read more
Among Flowers

Jamaica Kincaid

Celebrating Fifty Years of Picador BooksIn this acclaimed travel memoir Jamaica Kincaid chronicles a spectacular and exotic three-week trek through the Himalayan land of Nepal, where she and her companions are gathering seeds for planting at home. The natural ... read more
'A heart-warming, fascination-inducing read from start to finish.' - Lucy Lapwing'An extraordinary book... captivating in its joy for the natural world.' - Isabel Hardman'When was the last time you stopped and noticed a wild plant?'An intriguing and timely exp... read more

Sarah Gilbert

Chosen as a Book of the Year 2021 by the Financial Times, Sunday Times, Daily Mail, Prospect, Guardian and The Times.'Vaxxers is so good that the book will be read for long after the pandemic is over'Financial Times'One of the most epic and pioneering moments ... read more
Jellyfish Age Backwards

Nicklas Brendborg

~THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER~A deep-dive into the astonishing nature and true science of longevity Molecular Biologist Nicklas Brendborg takes us on a journey from the farthest reaches of the globe to the most cutting-edge research to explore everything the n... read more
Three women. Three decades. The friendship of a lifetime.'Fast-paced, glamorous, and bursting with emotion, Dele Weds Destiny is a thrilling debut. The bonds between women - as friends, and across the generations - are the jewels that make this story shine!' T... read more

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