Jenefer Shute has worked as a fiction editor for major publishers in the US, UK and South Africa. The South African authors she has worked with include, among others, the winner of the Nielsen Booksellers’ Choice Award (2015); the winner of the Sunday Times Fiction Prize and South African Literary Award (2014); the winner of the European Union Literary Award (2013) and University of Johannesburg Debut Prize (2014); the winner of the Minara Aziz Hassim Literary Award (2015); and the winner of the Dinaane Debut Fiction Award (2016). Shute is also an experienced editor of creative nonfiction and memoir.

For writers with a work in progress, first-time authors, or writers preparing a manuscript for submission, Shute offers a range of services, including manuscript evaluation, manuscript editing, developmental editing and coaching.

Inquiries are welcome – please use the Contact page to send a message.