The life of an extraordinary editor: a delightful interview with Judith Jones #ptboeditors #copyediting

So interesting to read the thoughts of a legendary editor on editing and the process of acquiring books. Judith Jones was the editor who discovered Julia Child, Camus, Anne Frank, and many more. Her words: “The most important thing an editor can do is be a diplomat. It’s not your book, but you can subtly try, and it usually ends up that the writers express themselves so much more clearly.”

Judith Jones by Landon Nordeman

via Judith Jones, In Her Own Words – Eater.