Jonathan STarke

artful editor

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Jonathan Starke has been editing professionally for over ten years. Jonathan’s debut novel, You’ve Got Something Coming, will be published by Black Heron Press in 2020. His short stories and essays have been published in The Sun, Missouri Review, Threepenny Review, and North American Review, among others. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from Colorado State University and a BA in Creative Writing from the University of Iowa. Jonathan used to body-build, box, and vagabond travel; and pro wrestling is still his guilty pleasure after twenty-five years. He's currently based in Oregon.

Check out this interview with Jonathan.


  • manuscript critique

  • developmental editing

  • line editing

  • ghostwriting

  • agent query editing


short stories, literary fiction, mystery & suspense, contemporary realism, thriller & crime, horror, science fiction, fantasy, supernatural/the weird, romance, erotica, historical fiction, women's fiction, art & film, memoir, essay collections, travel

selected projects

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