Mollie Traver

artful editor

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Mollie Traver is a developmental and copy editor with nearly ten years of professional experience. Before venturing out on her own, she was an editor at St. Martin’s Press, where she specialized in young adult fiction. Mollie loves working closely with writers and has had the great pleasure of shepherding an array of bestselling and award-winning books through publication. When not at her desk, she can be found teaching workshops on diverse topics in writing and publishing, or out running and hiking in beautiful Southern California. 


  • manuscript critique

  • developmental editing

  • copyediting

  • agent query editing

  • copywriting for authors


young adult, middle grade, women’s fiction, romance, thriller & crime, fantasy, mystery & suspense, literary fiction, memoir

selected projects

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