Katherine HermanAdjunct Instructor
Katie Herman is an independent editor with over a decade of experience in the book publishing industry. She began her career as an in-house editor at Soho Press, where she acquired and edited literary fiction, mysteries, and memoirs. She was promoted to senior editor in 2010. As a freelance copy editor and proofreader, she has worked for publishers including Penguin Random House, Simon & Schuster, and the Unconscious in Translation. In 2014, she launched Katie Herman Editorial and began offering editorial services to writers, both those seeking traditional publication and those planning to self-publish. She holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of Maryland, where she taught in the English department for three years, and she has also taught writing at American University. Katie teaches Copyediting and Proofreading Books at NYUSPS in the Center for Applied Liberal Arts.