About

Jamie Evans is a professional children's editor.

Jamie Evans is a writer and freelance editor. She holds a certificate in publishing from the Columbia Publishing Course, and previously worked as the in-house editor for a boutique literary agency. During her time there, Jamie edited manuscripts for the agency’s assisted self-publishing program and reviewed proposals before they were submitted to publishers.

Jamie is currently earning her MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults at the Vermont College of Fine Arts.

She has also worked as a copyeditor at Forbes Travel Guide and a copywriter for a marketing agency in Atlanta.

Jamie is an active member of the Editorial Freelancers Association (EFA), from which she holds a certificate in copyediting.

Credits

Editor of Stupid Girl by Cindy Miles, which hit the #3 spot on the Apple Books bestseller list, as reported by Publishers Weekly

Recipient of 2012 Artistine Mann Award in Creative Nonfiction

Original one-act play Is Zoe’s Room Available? was produced by Theater Emory, a professional theater company in residence at Emory University

Graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in English & Creative Writing from Emory University

Featured Guest Blogs & Articles

Interested in working in publishing? Check out Jamie’s article on LinkedIn:

10 Things I Learned at the Columbia Publishing Course

Jamie is featured on the Reedsy blog! Learn about the differences between middle grade and young adult fiction:

Young Adult vs. Middle Grade: Which Are You Writing?

Looking for tips on self-editing? Jamie contributed a blog post on Kate Foster’s blog!

The Importance of Self-Editing Your Novel: 3 Tips