The teen years can be tough, but the unique challenges of teenagers make great fodder for novelists. If your book’s main characters are teenagers, you’ll be glad to know that there are editors who specialize in this popular genre.
Young Adult and Teen Editors
Although YA characters generally range from about age 12 to 19, the genre itself can be interesting for people of all ages, which can widen your audience considerably. Here are some freelance editors with experience who can help you perfect your young adult and teen fiction.
If you’re not sure how to work with an editor, what questions to ask them, or how to choose the best editor for your project, check out our guide on how to find an editor.
1. Anna Bowles
2. Constance Renfrow
3. Rachel Small
4. Mary-Theresa Hussey
5. Chersti Nieveen
6. Erin Young
7. Thalia Suzuma
8. Julie Tibbott
9. Kate Angelella
10. Roisin Heycock
11. Anna Hogarty
12. Scott Pack
Check out these additional resources for YA and teen book authors:
- Is Explicit or Edgy Content Okay in Young Adult Books?
- List of Young Adult and New Adult Literary Agents Now Accepting Submissions
- List of Young Adult and New Adult Book Publishers
Here are more lists of editors in different genres:
Tom Corson-Knowles is the founder of TCK Publishing, and the bestselling author of 27 books including Secrets of the Six-Figure author. He is also the host of the Publishing Profits Podcast show where we interview successful authors and publishing industry experts to share their tips for creating a successful writing career.