Katie Pachnos

editor | copyeditor | proofreader

Big-picture, line-level, and reader-oriented doer and thinker with experience in academic, educational, and trade publishing. 

Hello and welcome! I am an editorial freelancer with nearly a decade of experience in the publishing industry. I offer development and substantive editing, copyediting, proofreading, and copywriting services to a wide variety of clients, including businesses, nonprofit organizations, and individuals from all over the world. No matter the subject matter, and no matter the task, I am a flexible, thorough, and quick-learning publishing professional who enjoys learning about new topics while enhancing them to the best of my editorial ability. 


Here is what my clients have to say:

Katie Pachnos


It has been Katie’s expertise, extensive knowledge of all aspects of publishing and what makes a great textbook, her kind and thoughtful feedback, and her enthusiasm and brilliant ideas for the book that have made writing [this] edition so much fun. We have a much better book because of her.