Book Editors Alliance
Our Code of Ethics
MEMBERS OF THE BOOK EDITORS ALLIANCE are committed to the highest standards of professional conduct in the performance of editorial services.
Before starting work on a project, BEA editors will discuss and clarify with their clients all issues regarding the work to be done and will, if either party desires, draw up a letter of agreement confirming their mutual understanding. BEA editors will treat this information as confidential.
BEA members will not promise to arrange publication or agency representation for a project.
BEA members will avoid any conflicts of interest. They will neither offer nor pay any compensation to agents, editors, or other individuals in return for client referrals.