Keely Boeving is a freelance editor and an Agent at WordServe Literary. After receiving her BA in English from the University of Virginia, she attended the Denver Publishing Institute and then began her career in New York, where she worked at Bloomsbury Publishing and Oxford University Press.
At OUP, Keely worked as the Assistant Editor for Trade, focusing primarily in the field of history, with occasional forays into politics, environmental science, and current events.
Titles she edited at Oxford include Jonas Salk: A Life by Charlotte Jacobs, American Higher Education
in Crisis? by Goldie Blumenstyk, Sustainability: A History by Jeremy Caradonna; and many others.
In 2014, Keely and her husband relocated to Denver to be nearer to family. She began working as a freelance editor, copyeditor, and collaborator for a variety of clients, publishers, and agents. She broadened the scope of her work to include fiction, young adult and middle grade books, politics, religious studies, and others. In 2015, she also joined WordServe Literary Agency as an agent. (For more about Keely's work as an agent, please visit the WordServe website. Please do not contact her though this website for agenting queries.) When not editing, she loves to ski, bike, and spend time with family.