Contact Ed Stackler: ed(dot)stackler(at)gmail(dot)com
Manuscript evaluations, structural editing, line-editing, and other editorial services.
Specializing in crime, suspense, and thriller fiction.
Ed Stackler spent more than seven years working as an editor for St. Martin's Press and New American Library (NAL), two of the major trade publishers in New York City. As a senior editor with NAL, he discovered and edited the work of New York Times-bestselling thriller novelist Greg Iles. He also acquired and edited novels by Mickey Spillane, Robert K. Tanenbaum, Gary Hardwick, Ralph Compton, and many others.
A native of Idaho and graduate of Stanford University and the Radcliffe Publishing Course, Ed Stackler founded Stackler Editorial Agency in 1996. He provides ms. evaluations, critiques, and analysis, structural and line-editing, consulting, and other book-doctor services for writers, agents, and publishers of commercial fiction.
Since launching Stackler Editorial Agency, his clients have included Greg Iles, Matthew FitzSimmons, Ridley Pearson, Andrew Peterson, Ben Coes, Laura Joh Rowland, James W. Hall, Carolyn Haines, and many other novelists.
LIST OF PUBLISHED AUTHORS:
Greg Iles (Natchez Burning, The Bone Tree, and Mississippi Blood, HarperCollins; The Devil's Punchbowl, Footprints of God, Blood Memory, Turning Angel, True Evil, and Third Degree, Scribner; Spandau Phoenix, Black Cross, Mortal Fear, The Quiet Game, 24 Hours, Dead Sleep, and Sleep No More, Penguin/Putnam)
•all New York Times bestsellers
Ridley Pearson (The Risk Agent and Killer Weekend, Putnam; Art of Deception, The Body of David Hayes, and Cut & Run, Hyperion)
Andrew Peterson (First to Kill, Forced to Kill, Option to Kill, Ready to Kill, and Contract to Kill, Thomas & Mercer/Amazon)
Jeffrey Siger (Murder in Mykonos, Assassins of Athens, Prey on Patmos, Target: Tinos, Mykonos after Midnight, Sons of Sparta, Devil of Delphi, Santorini Caesars, and Aegean Angels, Poisoned Pen Press; Piatkus Press/Little Brown, England; Aikaterini Lalaouni Editions, Greece; and Goldmann Publishing/Random House, Germany)
•Mykonos after Midnight: nominated for Left Coast Crime's "Calamari" Award: Best Mystery Novel Set outside the U.S.
•Devil of Delphi: Finalist for 2016 Barry Award for Best Novel.
Carolyn Haines (A House of Memory, Thomas & Mercer/Amazon)
James W. Hall (When They Come for You, Thomas & Mercer, Amazon)
Todd Merer (The Extraditionist, Thomas & Mercer/Amazon)
William Myers (A Criminal Defense and An Engineered Injustice, Thomas & Mercer/Amazon)
Alan McDermott (Gray Retribution, Gray Vengeance, and Gray Salvation, Thomas & Mercer/Amazon)
Michael W. Sherer (Night Drop, Night Strike, and Night Tide, Amazon/CreateSpace; Night Blind, Thomas & Mercer/Amazon)
•Night Blind: Nominated by International Thriller Writers for Best Paperback Original Novel.