Sangeeta Mehta

Freelance Developmental Editor

Sangeeta Mehta began working in the book publishing field in the late 1990s, after receiving her master’s degree from UCLA. She has been an acquiring editor at both Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (the children’s division of the Hachette Book Group) and Simon Pulse (the teen paperback division of Simon & Schuster). Now a freelance developmental editor, she specializes in middle grade, young adult, and commercial women’s fiction. In 2016 she joined the Board of Governors of the Editorial Freelancers Association and co-founded the organization’s Diversity Initiative. Please visit her website at