The Professional Editors Network (PEN) has a diverse membership. It includes editors, writers, proofreaders, indexers, book layout specialists, and others. Some are self-employed; others work on staff. But all work with words.
Become a member.
PEN allows professional editors to share knowledge, exchange job leads, market their services, and grow professionally. If you're a professional editor or want to become one, we encourage you to become a member. Join PEN.
Find a professional editor.
Need a professional editor? We can help. Our online directory includes experts in substantive editing, copyediting, line editing, and other areas. You'll also find professionals who specialize in writing Web-content, grant proposals, marketing copy, books, and more. Whatever your project, our professional editors and writers offer the expertise needed to get the job done. Search our directory.
What do editors do?
Not sure what professional editors do? To learn about the various levels of editing and what the right editor can do for your project, read our FAQs.