Providing authors with

Editorial and Publishing Services

Publishing

After receiving a degree in Journalism and Master’s in European Studies, I soon joined Penguin Random House where I scaled the ladder from Editorial Assistant to Literary Director…

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Literary Translation

I am also a Certified Interpreter and Translator. As an interpreter, I have had the honor to work with bestselling authors including André Aciman (Call Me by Your Name), James Ellroy (L.A. Confidential), George RR Martin (A Game of Thrones)…

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Networking

I have a robust international network and vast negotiation abilities. Also, I have a strong background in creating book concepts for projects as needed, both under an acquisition model through agents and subagents…

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Book Editor

I have participated in all stages of the editorial process and my passion is to collaborate with authors to bring well-assembled, well-written books to light, whose purpose and target audience are well defined from the beginning.

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Wendolín Perla

Publishing Expert, Author Advocate,
Certified Interpreter & Translator

My name is Wendolín Perla and I am proudly at your service.

My commitment is with authors: I am here to guide you, provide honest feedback, take you hand in hand to navigate this complex but still passionate publishing world. My goal is to share as much information as possible so you make the best decisions on the right basis and your manuscript gets the professional and individualized, artisanal treatment it deserves so together we anchor it in a safe harbor. What if this is just the beginning of your publishing career? Let’s discover it together!

Testimonials

"Working with Wendolín was one of the great privileges of my writing life. Her commitment to a book, its ideas, and its author, at every step along the journey, has, in my experience, few parallels in the publishing world."

Nina Teicholz, New York Times bestselling author of THE BIG FAT SURPRISE

2019-09-04T21:58:46+00:00

Nina Teicholz, New York Times bestselling author of THE BIG FAT SURPRISE

"Working with Wendolín was one of the great privileges of my writing life. Her commitment to a book, its ideas, and its author, at every step along the journey, has, in my experience, few parallels in the publishing world."
"Wendolín Perla is one of the publishing professionals with more experience, preparation and international contacts that I know. I’ve been fortunate to have worked with Wendolín from her beginnings in the publishing world and to witness her meteoric career, always supported by spectacular results throughout the editorial process."

Cristóbal Pera, Publisher, Vintage Español, Penguin Random House New York

2019-10-08T14:18:32+00:00

Cristóbal Pera, Publisher, Vintage Español, Penguin Random House New York

"Wendolín Perla is one of the publishing professionals with more experience, preparation and international contacts that I know. I’ve been fortunate to have worked with Wendolín from her beginnings in the publishing world and to witness her meteoric career, always supported by spectacular results throughout the editorial process."
"[Wendolín's] mastery of the editorial trade intensifies for two qualities that make any writer, lover of literature, want to incorporate her into one’s life as a friend and editor: her stunning intuition and her unrestrained intellectual curiosity."

Martha Robles, bestselling author of LOS PASOS DEL HÉROE and MUJERES, MITOS Y DIOSAS

2019-09-10T16:13:31+00:00

Martha Robles, bestselling author of LOS PASOS DEL HÉROE and MUJERES, MITOS Y DIOSAS

"[Wendolín's] mastery of the editorial trade intensifies for two qualities that make any writer, lover of literature, want to incorporate her into one’s life as a friend and editor: her stunning intuition and her unrestrained intellectual curiosity."
"Wendolín Perla is one of our industry’s bright global stars. I have worked with Wendolín for over 10 years during her editorial leadership at Penguin Random House Mexico. Wendolín took exciting risks on new talent, and remained fiercely loyal to established authors."

Monica Meehan, Rights Director, Hay House, Inc.

2019-10-02T15:22:02+00:00

Monica Meehan, Rights Director, Hay House, Inc.

"Wendolín Perla is one of our industry’s bright global stars. I have worked with Wendolín for over 10 years during her editorial leadership at Penguin Random House Mexico. Wendolín took exciting risks on new talent, and remained fiercely loyal to established authors."
"Wendolín is an absolute rare find in the literary world. She's equally passionate and knowledgable, brilliantly creative and always a pleasure to be around. Wendolín is a superpower for any publishing team."

Marco Borges, New York Times bestselling author of THE 22-DAY REVOLUTION

2019-09-10T16:20:11+00:00

Marco Borges, New York Times bestselling author of THE 22-DAY REVOLUTION

"Wendolín is an absolute rare find in the literary world. She's equally passionate and knowledgable, brilliantly creative and always a pleasure to be around. Wendolín is a superpower for any publishing team."
“Wendolín truly loves working with writers and authors. She gets how the industry works, what publishers need and how to best serve authors."

John Köehler, President & Publisher, Köehler Books

2019-10-02T15:23:17+00:00

John Köehler, President & Publisher, Köehler Books

“Wendolín truly loves working with writers and authors. She gets how the industry works, what publishers need and how to best serve authors."
"Wendolín Perla believed in me and opened the door for me when no one else did. I was just an unknown woman with a good story under her arm. Meeting her was my stroke of luck!"

Sofía Segovia, bestselling author of THE MURMUR OF BEES

2019-10-08T14:22:53+00:00

Sofía Segovia, bestselling author of THE MURMUR OF BEES

"Wendolín Perla believed in me and opened the door for me when no one else did. I was just an unknown woman with a good story under her arm. Meeting her was my stroke of luck!"
"[Wendolín] is the sort of editor whom every writer dreams to work with: she has an amazing flair for what works in a manuscript, for what an author’s work means, and ultimately, for who a specific writer really is."

André Aciman, New York Times bestselling author of CALL ME BY YOUR NAME

2019-09-10T16:08:21+00:00

André Aciman, New York Times bestselling author of CALL ME BY YOUR NAME

"[Wendolín] is the sort of editor whom every writer dreams to work with: she has an amazing flair for what works in a manuscript, for what an author’s work means, and ultimately, for who a specific writer really is."
"Wendolín Perla believed in me and opened the door for me when no one else did. I was just an unknown woman with a good story under her arm. Meeting her was my stroke of luck!"

Sofía Segovia, bestselling author of THE MURMUR OF BEES, HURACÁN and PEREGRINOS

2019-09-10T16:16:23+00:00

Sofía Segovia, bestselling author of THE MURMUR OF BEES, HURACÁN and PEREGRINOS

"Wendolín Perla believed in me and opened the door for me when no one else did. I was just an unknown woman with a good story under her arm. Meeting her was my stroke of luck!"
“[Wendolín] is a bright and smart editor, a passionate advocate of books and a 'people person' with an incredible sense of humor and a huge curiosity. Wendolín is always eager to discover other cultures and countries, learn from other publishing professionals and share her knowledge with foreign colleagues.”

Niki Théron, International Projects Manager, Frankfurter Buchmesse

2019-10-09T12:41:34+00:00

Niki Théron, International Projects Manager, Frankfurter Buchmesse

“[Wendolín] is a bright and smart editor, a passionate advocate of books and a 'people person' with an incredible sense of humor and a huge curiosity. Wendolín is always eager to discover other cultures and countries, learn from other publishing professionals and share her knowledge with foreign colleagues.”
“Wendolín Perla is wonderful to work with, always intelligent, very savvy and professional. The energy and attention she brings to each of her projects is really positive and contagious.”

Chris Lotts, The Lotts Agency

2019-09-10T16:12:08+00:00

Chris Lotts, The Lotts Agency

“Wendolín Perla is wonderful to work with, always intelligent, very savvy and professional. The energy and attention she brings to each of her projects is really positive and contagious.”
"[Wendolín's] colleagues at Penguin used to say that Wendolín Perla was some King Midas: ‘The Book she touches, is a book she turns into gold.’ It was true for me: my novel became an instant bestseller."

Victoria Dana, bestselling author of A DONDE TÚ VAYAS, IRÉ

2019-09-10T16:14:49+00:00

Victoria Dana, bestselling author of A DONDE TÚ VAYAS, IRÉ

"[Wendolín's] colleagues at Penguin used to say that Wendolín Perla was some King Midas: ‘The Book she touches, is a book she turns into gold.’ It was true for me: my novel became an instant bestseller."
"[Wendolín] is a force of nature in publishing, and our time together was a supernova explosion of creative energy. Her passion for great books is second only to her professionalism and dedication to working with great authors."

Guy Vincent, Founder and CEO, Publishizer

2019-09-10T16:10:47+00:00

Guy Vincent, Founder and CEO, Publishizer

"[Wendolín] is a force of nature in publishing, and our time together was a supernova explosion of creative energy. Her passion for great books is second only to her professionalism and dedication to working with great authors."
“I was lucky enough to meet and work with Wendolín Perla during her time as an editor at Penguin Random House. I’ve met very few people as efficient and capable to turn their profession into a gift like her.”

Maribel Luque, Literary Director, Agencia Literaria Carmen Balcells

2019-10-02T15:24:48+00:00

Maribel Luque, Literary Director, Agencia Literaria Carmen Balcells

“I was lucky enough to meet and work with Wendolín Perla during her time as an editor at Penguin Random House. I’ve met very few people as efficient and capable to turn their profession into a gift like her.”

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