Carol Saller

Carol Saller is the long-time editor of the Chicago Manual of Style’s online Q&A and was chief copyeditor for the 16th edition of the Manual. At the CMOS Shop Talk blog, she writes the Editor’s Corner feature. She has also worked as an editor of children’s books at Cricket Books (Carus Publishing) and has published several books for children.

Her latest books are:

• The Subversive Copyeditor: Advice from Chicago (or, How to Negotiate Good Relationships with Your Writers, Your Colleagues, and Yourself) (2nd ed., University of Chicago Press, 2016)

“Saller writes with wisdom and a great generosity of spirit. . . . Practical, relentlessly supportive and full of ed-head laughs” (Publishers Weekly, starred review)
“An insider’s book to cure writers. . . . Good advice” (William Safire)
“Messrs. Strunk and White will find Saller to be good company” (New York Times)

Eddie’s War, young-adult novel, an Illinois farm boy’s tender coming-of-age during World War II (Namelos, 2011).

“An authentic window into the past” (Horn Book)
“A quick, excellent read” (Kirkus Best 2011)
“Outstanding merit” (Bankstreet Best 2012)