Susan V. Meyers

With 25+ years of experience coaching authors and teaching at four top-ranked universities, Susan V. Meyers currently directs the Creative Writing Program at Seattle University. She holds an MFA from

Peter Mountford

A popular developmental editor and writing coach who has helped hundreds of clients finalize and publish their work, Peter Mountford is the author of the novels A Young Man's Guide

Nicole Dieker

Nicole Dieker teaches writing, freelancing, and publishing classes (including Hugo House online classes) and works one-on-one with authors as a developmental editor and copyeditor. She’s been a full-time freelance writer

Matthew Bennet

Matthew Bennett began editing in 2008 at Ronsdale Press, where he shepherded documents from submission to final print, serving as editor for publications such as Sheila James’s In the Wake

Mary Lane Potter

Mary Lane Potter (PhD, University of Chicago; MFA, Warren Wilson) has deep experience writing, editing, and teaching fiction and creative nonfiction. She’s the author of the novel A Woman of

Corbin Lewars

Corbin Lewars, M.Ed. has been mentoring writers and teaching writing at conferences, universities, homeless shelters, etc. for twenty years. Her clients are best selling authors who have earned PEN Awards,

Anca L. Szilágyi

Anca L. Szilágyi is the author of Daughters of the Air (Lanternfish Press, 2017), which Shelf Awareness called “a striking debut from a writer to watch.” Dreams Under Glass, her

Becky Mandelbaum

Becky Mandelbaum is the author of The Bright Side Sanctuary for Animals (Simon & Schuster, 2020) and Bad Kansas, which received the 2016 Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction, the

Alma García

My roots lie in more than one discipline. I hold an MFA in creative writing from the University of Arizona (1999) and have taught fiction writing at the Hugo House

Jaimee Garbacik

Jaimee Garbacik (she/they) is a NYC-based developmental book editor with an agency background and fifteen years of experience helping authors turn early manuscript drafts into award-winning books. Jaimee has been