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Lauren LeBlanc

Lauren LeBlanc

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THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE, INC.

Greater New York City Area

Freelance editor & writer | Senior Nonfiction Editor: Guernica Magazine

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THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE, INC.

Member

> Active voting member in the National Book Critics Circle

Alfred A. Knopf, publisher

Freelance Proofreader

> Proofreads complex eBooks for the Alfred A. Knopf division of Penguin Random House

> Highlights:
--- Jhumpa Lahiri's IN OTHER WORDS

PEN American Center

Membership committee member

> Develops strategies that will grow and broaden the PEN America membership base

> Plans organizational events for organization and its members

Lauren LeBlanc Editor

Freelance Book Editor

> Skillfully provides developmental editing, line editing, editorial coaching, and book proposal editing

> Current projects include
--- Middle grade book manuscript
--- Literary nonfiction book manuscript
--- Literary novel manuscript

Bookslut

Book Reviewer

> Reviews nonfiction and fiction titles for the online magazine

> Writes critical features for the online magazine

> Highlights:
--- http://www.bookslut.com/features/2016_01_021356.php
--- http://www.bookslut.com/nonfiction/2015_10_021303.php
--- http://www.bookslut.com/nonfiction/2015_09_021274.php

Brooklyn Book Festival

Nonfiction committee member

> Develop, organize, and select speakers for festival panels.

> Strategizes to expand audience for festival

Guernica Magazine

Senior Nonfiction Editor

> Edit, commission, and develop features for the magazine

> Interested in reportage, memoir, personal history

> Highlights:
--- https://www.guernicamag.com/features/black-is-the-color-of-my-true-loves-hair/
--- https://www.guernicamag.com/features/they-seem-to-be-immortal/

During my editorial assistant days, I was fortunate enough to work with writer and publisher Roberto Calasso. His impressive career and its mark on publishing has always impressed me so I was eager to read his new book THE ART OF PUBLISHING. While reading

Year after year, young people armed with good intentions and liberal arts degrees attempt to find jobs in book publishing. Having worked directly in the field for over a decade, I've transitioned from that bright-eyed young person to a more cynical..

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