Editor for Life: Jennifer Grimbleby, Managing Editor, Kids Can Press

Interview conducted by Catherine Dorton. A career as an editor is often a solo adventure, especially if you’re a freelancer. So we thought one way to better connect with fellow editors was to ask them the Five Ws: who, what, where, when, and why. Read on for some thought-provoking, enlightening tidbits from those of us … Continue reading Editor for Life: Jennifer Grimbleby, Managing Editor, Kids Can Press

Editor for Life: Lisa Frenette, Associate Editor, Inuit Art Foundation

Interview conducted by Alicja Minda. A career as an editor is often a solo adventure, especially if you’re a freelancer. So we thought one way to better connect with fellow editors was to ask them the Five Ws: who, what, where, when, and why. Read on for some thought-provoking, enlightening tidbits from those of us … Continue reading Editor for Life: Lisa Frenette, Associate Editor, Inuit Art Foundation

“Reproduction”: The Making of a Giller Winner

Join us for a lively summer conversation between author Ian Williams and his editor Anne Collins.  To close out the 2020–21 season, Editors Toronto and Canadian Authors–Toronto are joining forces to bring back our popular series showcasing award-winning authors in conversation with their exceptional editors. On Wednesday, June 23, at 7:00 pm, our Zoom program … Continue reading “Reproduction”: The Making of a Giller Winner

Editor for Life: Laurie Grassi, Senior Editor, Simon & Schuster Canada

Interview conducted by Catherine Dorton. A career as an editor is often a solo adventure, especially if you’re a freelancer. So we thought one way to better connect with fellow editors was to ask them the Five Ws: who, what, where, when, and why. Read on for some thought-provoking, enlightening tidbits from those of us … Continue reading Editor for Life: Laurie Grassi, Senior Editor, Simon & Schuster Canada

Editing as Care Work

By Alison Dowsett—As a freelance editor, it’s easy to fall prey to the fate of many freelancers across industries: the fate of over-delivery. Recently, I was telling my partner about an unconscious decision I made that resulted in significant scope creep. It happened while I was working with an independent author. I was reading the third story in ...

You’re Entitled to My Opinion: Editing Essays, Short Non-Fiction, and Op-Eds

Join Editors Toronto on Tuesday, May 25, at 7:00 pm EDT via Zoom for “You’re Entitled to My Opinion: Editing Essays, Short Non-Fiction, and Op-Eds.” Everyone has an opinion but not everyone knows how to get it down on paper in a clear and powerful way. Journalism professor and former Globe and Mail editor and … Continue reading You’re Entitled to My Opinion: Editing Essays, Short Non-Fiction, and Op-Eds