Black Editors, Book Coaches & Proofreaders

About Us

Making it Easier to Find Skillful Black Freelance Editors

Black Editors & Proofreaders Directory

Created with focus on quality, communication, transparency, honesty, exceptional service, and professionalism

Finding the right editor doesn't have to be that hard. The editors featured in our directory are all experts at what they do and have 100+ collective years of experience between them.

We receive dozens of applications each year and select only those who meet and share our standards of excellence. The Black Editors & Proofreaders Directory aims to be the #1 source for writers seeking editors who can help them achieve, not hinder, their goals.


To bring peace of mind and ease to writers, business and website owners, bloggers, grad students, and others in finding skilled editorial freelance professionals to achieve the quality results they desire


We strive to empower the community by connecting them with reliable services providers who can deliver exemplary performance and exceptional results.


Tia Ross

Founder | Author | Editor | Freelance Editor Coach

Black Editors & Proofreaders was founded by Tia Ross, an award-winning editor, writer, and freelance editor coach.

Ross started her career editing for military recruiters and lawyers. Today, she’s the owner of multiple companies, including WordWiser Ink Editorial Services, Black Writers Collective, Black Editors Network, and Boss Events & Travel.

Tia is an active mentor with The Young Writer’s Initiative and Professional Editors Network. She’s the conference planning consultant for the Editorial Freelancers Association. And she’s the author of the forthcoming book, So You Want to Be an Editor…But Can You Edit?

Learn more about or contact Tia at Visit her profile or to learn about her editing services.

Tia Ross, Founder, Editor, Author - Black Editors