Erin Quinn-Kong


A graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, Erin Quinn-Kong is an award-winning journalist who was the editor-in-chief of Austin Monthly for five years. Prior to that, she was an editor at Allure and Us Weekly in New York City. Currently a freelance writer and editor based in Austin, Erin has had the privilege of interviewing and writing about many fascinating people, including inmates at a women’s prison for Woman's Day, Jenna Bush Hager for The Alcalde, and local chefs for

Erin also edits novels, including critiques, developmental edits and line edits. Her genres of interest include commercial and literary fiction, women’s fiction, romance, historical fiction, self-help, and memoir.


  • Fiction: Commercial & literary fiction; romance; historical fiction; women’s fiction; young adult

  • Nonfiction: Memoir; self-help; diet; parenting; press releases; blogs; white papers


  • Manuscript critiques; first chapter critiques

  • Developmental Editing Type A

  • Copyediting & Proofreading