production editor

Kayla lives in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. She has worked in the publishing industry since 2013. In that time, Kayla has gained experience in every genre, from children's books and highly illustrated nonfiction to literary fiction and YA. As a production editor at Penguin Random House, she oversees and manages the publication process of more than fifty titles a year in a fast-paced environment.


On a day-to-day basis, Kayla performs proofreading, copy editing, line editing, and manuscript formatting, all while maintaining respect to Chicago Manual of Style and Merriam-Webster Dictionary.

Kayla freelances regularly for high-profile clients, including Macmillan Children's Publishing Group, Random House Children's Books, Hachette Book Group, and Sterling Publishing. See some of the books she's worked on here

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