Naomi Kim Eagleson

editorial director

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Naomi Kim Eagleson is the founder of The Artful Editor and has been editing professionally over twenty years. She began as an assistant editor at a literary journal, then as a manuscript reviewer for a publishing company. Since launching The Artful Editor in 2010, she and her team have helped hundreds of authors with their manuscripts. Naomi has an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop and is the author of Radiant Field published by Tinfish Press. Her writing has appeared in Ms. Aligned: Women Writing about Men and Century of the Tiger: One Hundred Years of Korean Culture in America and in various journals. She lives with her husband and cat, in Santa Monica, California. When she's not editing, she's working on a novel set in Japan and eating a lot of ramen.

Check out Naomi’s article, “The Five Types of Editing: How to Choose the Right One for Your Book.”


  • publishing consultation

  • project management

  • public speaking (topics: writing, editing, and publishing)


literary fiction, contemporary realism, science fiction, fantasy, thriller & crime, mystery & suspense, young adult, middle grade, creative nonfiction, memoir, poetry

selected projects

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