Sally Arteseros

Sally Arteseros


Editor and then Senior Editor at Doubleday for more than twenty-five years, Sally Arteseros edits fiction and non-fiction manuscripts for authors, agents and publishers, doing structuring, shaping, cutting, line editing.

Specialties: Commercial and literary fiction, including short stories. Non-fiction: biography, history, business, science, anthropology, religion, inspiration, essays, and academic books.

Prize-winning and best-selling authors with whom she has worked include William Safire, A.B. Yehoshua, Rosellen Brown, Phillip Lopate, Phyllis A. Whitney, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Edward T. Hall, Deborah Tannen, Dr. Bernie Siegel, Sarah Ban Breathnach, Alexandra Stoddard.

Editor of: “American Voices,” a collection of contemporary short fiction commissioned by the Literary Guild, published in hardcover by Hyperion and in paperback by Washington Square Press. At Doubleday she was for many years the in-house Editor of the annual “Prize Stories: The O’Henry Awards.”

Education: M.A. in English Literature, University of Connecticut, where she taught Freshman Composition. B.A. Knox College, Galesburg Illinois, Phi Beta Kappa.

Affiliations: PEN, Women’s Media Group, IEG