Freelance Copy-Editors

Location
Working from home
Salary
Flat rate per project
Posted
Jan 06, 2017
Specialty
Copyediting
Duration
Freelance

Kensington Publishing is seeking experienced freelance copy-editors and proofreaders for Lyrical Press, their e-book original imprint.  Duties will include copy-editing and/or proofreading novella-length and full-length fiction projects in multiple genres, including romances of all kinds, women’s fiction, mysteries and thrillers.

Job Requirements:

*Minimum of one year’s experience proofreading and/or copy-editing commercial fiction

*Proficiency using The Chicago Manual of Style standards

*Strong fact-checking and research skills

*Proficiency in Microsoft Word (especially Track Changes Mode), Excel and Google Docs

*Ability and availability to meet and manage multiple production deadlines and projects

Established in 1974, Kensington, America's independent publisher, located in New York City, is the foremost independent publishing house in the United States publishing in hardcover, trade paperback, and mass market. Lyrical Press is Kensington’s e-book original imprint, publishing a robust list of monthly titles in multiple genres by a variety of debut and bestselling authors.  To learn more about Kensington and Lyrical Press, please visit our website at http://www.kensingtonbooks.com.

Please e-mail cover letter and resume to Kimberly Richardson at krichardson@kensingtonbooks.com.  Applicants are required to complete a short copy-editing test upon request.