Katie Salisbury is a writer, editor, and photographer living in Brooklyn, NY. She is currently working on a documentary project called She Is Syria, which chronicles the stories of women and girl refugees. She has edited books for Amazon Publishing and HarperCollins.
As an editor of color, one advantage I have is that writers of color are comfortable knowing I’m not asking for edits to artificially enhance or to cover up their race. It’s not weird to me that their characters look like them.