Raquel Pidal

Affiliated Faculty
Pronouns: (She/Her/Hers)
Email Email raquel_pidal@emerson.edu

Raquel Beatriz Pidal has two decades of editorial and publishing experience. She has worked as a publicist and an editor for publishers such as Harvard University Press, Winans Kuenstler Publishing/Platform Press, Wild River Books, Burgess Lea Press (an imprint of Quarto Books), Beacon Press, Westchester Publishing Services, and Brandeis University Press. For three years, she was the program director and youth services director of The Writers Room of Bucks County, a nonprofit educational center for writers of all genres and levels of experience. She also cofounded and was managing editor of the online magazine Wild River Review. Raquel has ghostwritten two nonfiction books and specializes in developmental editing, line editing, copyediting, and project management. Currently, she is the co-founder and co-executive editor of Tree of Life Books and also works with freelance clients, including fiction and nonfiction authors and educational publishers.



B.A., Ursinus College
M.A., Emerson College