I am an editor of award-winning and New York Times-bestselling nonfiction, a freelance proofreader, editorial consultant, speaker, and full-time marketing writer with nearly a decade of major trade publishing expertise.
I edited middle grade and young adult nonfiction at Scholastic, where I focused on narrative nonfiction (memoir, history, action-adventure/survival thriller) and general nonfiction (reluctant reader, history, spooky/mystery). Before that, I created adult nonfiction at TarcherPerigee, an imprint of Penguin Random House, where I edited self-improvement, business, personal finance, creativity and gift, and humor books with a focus on new millennial voices.
I love working with writers who are subject experts and specialize in distilling broad expertise into a compact, page-turning manuscript for any audience. I am always drawn to books that fall at the intersections of highly personal and emotionally universal or educational and entertaining. As an editor, I have done everything from laying out a choose-your-own-adventure book by hand to bringing 20 distinct characters into one cohesive nonfiction narrative and plenty more in between.
Services that I can offer are:
- Editorial assessment or consultation
- Developmental or line editing
- Proposal critique
- Sensitivity/Authenticity reading
TarcherPerigee/Penguin Random House
Perigee Books/Penguin Random House
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