Kylie Mason is a Sydney-based freelance book editor who began her publishing career with HarperCollinsPublishers Australia before joining Pan Macmillan Australia. During her years as an inhouse editor, she worked with authors such as Jon Cleary, Jackie French, Donna Hay, Katherine Howell, Malla Nunn and Phillip Gwynne.

A freelance editor since 2009, she offers structural and copy editing and proofreading services to both trade and private clients. For more information, please see her Editorial Services page. Kylie has worked with University of Queensland Press, Allen and Unwin, Echo Publishing, Affirm Press, HarperCollins, Harlequin, Simon & Schuster, Penguin Random House, Hachette Australia and Pan Macmillan. A selection of the titles she has edited as a freelancer appears in her Portfolio.

Kylie is a Professional Member of the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading and has a BA in communications and creative writing and an MA in creative writing from the University of Western Sydney. She is a graduate of the 2012 Residential Editorial Program, run by the Australian Publisher’s Association at Varuna, The Writers’ House, in Katoomba, New South Wales. Kylie has also been a reviewer for the Newtown Review of Books.


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