Naomi Blythe

naomi-catholic-editorNaomi offers book editing and proofreading services to writers of academic and scholarly texts.

Catholicism, creative nonfiction, memoirs, biographies, history, psychology, travel, and music.



NAOMI BLYTHE is a professional copy editor and proofreader. She has worked in-house for two publishing companies: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers and Coastal Carolina Press. In 2005 Naomi began freelancing full time as a copy editor and proofreader. As a freelance book editor and proofreader, she has worked for Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, University of New England Press, Ave Maria Press, and Institute of Carmelite Studies Publications.


    • Academic Editing
    • Religion, Spirituality, Inspirational
    • Catholic Topics/Catholicism
    • Creative Nonfiction
    • Memoir, Autobiography, Biography
    • History
    • Education
    • Psychology
    • Travel
    • Music

General nonfiction. Selected titles:

101 Tips for Marrying the Right Person, Jennifer Roback Morse and Betsy Kerekes (Ave Maria Press, 2016)
A Catholic Gardner’s Spiritual Almanac by Realy (2015)
The Cinema of Errol Morris by Resha (2015)
Debussy’s Paris: Piano Portraits of the Belle Époque, Catherine Kautsky (Rowman & Littlefield, 2017)
Eyes of the Heart: Photography as a Christian Contemplative Practice, Christine Valters Paintner (Ave Maria Press, 2013)
Ice Ship: The Epic Voyages of the Polar Adventurer Fram by Johnson (2014)
Leaders of the Pack: Girl Groups of the 1960s and Their Influence on Popular Culture in Britain and America, Sean MacLeod (Rowman & Littlefield, 2015)
Leaving Women Behind: Modern Families, Outdated Laws by Colgan (2006)
Phil Spector: The Sound of the Sixties, Sean MacLeod (Rowman & Littlefield, 2017)
A Thousand Miles of Dreams: The Journeys of Two Chinese Sisters by Welland (2006)
Trans/Portraits: Voices from Transgender Communities by Schultz (2015)

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Catholic Editor: Selected Titles

The Ascent of Mount Carmel: Reflections, Mark Foley, ICS Publications (Institute of Carmelite Studies), 2013
A Catholic Gardener’s Spiritual Almanac, Margaret Rose Realy, Ave Maria Press, 2015
Eyes of the Heart: Photography as a Christian Contemplative Practice, Christine Valters Paintner, Ave Maria Press, 2013
Letters to Roman Ingarden,  Edith Stein, ICS Publications, 2014
Our Catholic Faith (Teacher’s Manual), Michael Pennock, Ave Maria Press, 2011