Rebecca Springer

Rebecca Springer - Editor

Peterborough, NH, USA

Versatile editor and indexer specializing in cookbooks and other prescriptive nonfiction.

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After 20+ years as a managing editor and production editor at trade publishing houses including Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Random House, and HarperCollins, I'm now happily freelance and available for developmental editing, copy editing, and indexing. I specialize in cookbooks, gardening, and other prescriptive nonfiction.
English (US)
Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits
DIY & Crafts
Home & Garden
Parenting & Families
Self-Help & Self-Improvement

Work experience

Freelance editorial services

October, 2021 – Present (11 months)

Managing Editor

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
June, 2010 – November, 2021 (over 11 years)

Freelance editorial services

February, 2008 – June, 2010 (over 2 years)

Managing Editor

Hollan Publishing
March, 2007 – February, 2008 (11 months)

Managing Editor

Time Warner Book Group
January, 2000 – December, 2002 (almost 3 years)

Production Editor

Random House
January, 1999 – December, 2000 (almost 2 years)

Production Editor

HarperCollins Publishers
January, 1996 – January, 1999 (about 3 years)

Portfolio (32 selected works)

Sexy Feminism: A Girl's Guide to Love, Success, and Style

Armstrong, Jennifer Keishin, Rudúlph, Heather Wood

A World of Cake

Castella, Krystina

Rebecca has 1 review

Communication & Punctuality
Communication & Punctuality

Julian Martinez
Rebecca was highly professional and prompt with her work on indexing my cookbook. She was able to remain flexible given the page allocation for the index, which I really appreciated. Her end product was very detailed and accurate. Highly recommend!

Julian Martinez, April 2022

Rebecca Springer
Thank you, Julian. I enjoyed working on your book, and I wish you great success with it.

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