Vanessa Haughton

Vanessa Haughton – Editor

Editor at PRH with experience editing nonfiction, literary fiction, and graphic novels


Vanessa Haughton is an Associate Editor at Alfred A. Knopf and Pantheon Books. She is interested in narrative nonfiction, literary fiction, and graphic novels. She is the proud editor of authors such as Rax King, Rachel Syme, Deena Mohamed, Melissa Febos, Dreux Richard, Emmeline Clein, Sidarta Ribiero, Hillary Chute, and Franz Kafka. Vanessa lives in Brooklyn and enjoys traveling, especially to Italy and her extended family’s seaside village in Lebanon.

I can provide big picture edits in an editorial letter as well as line edits in tracked changes and comments using whatever word processor you prefer. At the end of my review, you'll leave with detailed feedback on language and phrasing, dialogue and plot points, as well as editorial guidance on pacing, structure, and a way to move forward with your revisions.
Biographies & Memoirs Humanities & Social Sciences
Comics & Graphic Novels Literary Fiction
English (US)

Work experience

Alfred A. Knopf

Apr, 2018 — Present


Jun, 2017 — Apr, 2018 (10 months)

Professionals similar to Vanessa

Get a range of offers by requesting quotes from multiple professionals.

Dakota Reed

Dakota R.

Experienced editor and published writer with a passion for literature—especially poetry, essay collections, and children's books

Atlanta, GA, USA

100% reply rate

View profile
Paul Miller

Paul M.

Proofreader and editor of Christian nonfiction, biblical and church history, US history, biographies, gardening, and more.

Ashland, OH

100% reply rate

View profile
Matthew Pressman

Matthew P.

Seasoned non-fiction editor, experience working on trade and academic books. Historian and journalist by training, book lover by choice!

South Orange, NJ, USA

100% reply rate

View profile