Christa Soulé Désir is a freelance content and copy editor whose clients include St. Martin’s Press, Sourcebooks Publishing, Kensington Publishing, Macmillan Children’s Publishing, and various self-published indie authors. Prior to becoming a freelancer, Christa worked as an acquiring content editor for Samhain Publishing from 2011-2016. She’s edited a variety of fiction books, including those from award-winning and NYT/USA Today bestselling authors. She’s also the author of several contemporary young adult novels published by Simon & Schuster. Most recently, she has developed a mentorship program for young POC who are looking to learn about publishing and editing. In her free time, she knits, volunteers in rape victim advocacy, and recently gave a TEDx Talk that educates parents about how to talk to their kids about sex.