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Latoya Smith

Latoya Smith is a developmental editor with almost fifteen years of experience in copyediting, proofreading, consulting, and acquisitions. Having worked for corporate New York publishing houses, independent and boutique presses, and with self-published authors, she has experience with genres including women’s fiction, crime fiction, thriller, suspense, romance, erotica, paranormal, memoir, how-to, self-help, personal finance, and inspirational. Smith graduated Cum Laude from Temple University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and a minor in African American Studies. A 2012 RWA Golden Apple Award winner for Editor of the Year, 2017 RWA Golden Apple Award winner for Agent of the Year, and 2017 Literary Jewels Award winner for Editor of the Year, she has appeared on CSpan and has been featured in Publishers Weekly, USA Today, and many others.

Bio Jan 2019