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 ...

Meet Adebe DeRango-Adem, Editors Canada Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Adviser

Interview conducted by Alicja Minda. Our fellow Editors Toronto member, Adebe DeRango-Adem, is Editors Canada’s first equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) adviser, appointed in October 2020. The national executive council (NEC) created this position to help implement the Statement of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion that members voted on in 2019. Adebe is an editor and … Continue reading Meet Adebe DeRango-Adem, Editors Canada Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Adviser

Executive Unplugged: Catherine Dorton, Co-chair

We want to give the Editors Toronto members and student affiliates another way to get to know the executive and find out what is involved in being on the committee. So, we asked executive committee members to introduce themselves and their roles by answering a few questions. Meet Catherine Dorton, co-chair. She’s been a member … Continue reading Executive Unplugged: Catherine Dorton, Co-chair

Executive Unplugged: Lauren Klein, Seminars Chair

We want to give the Editors Toronto members and student affiliates another way to get to know the executive and find out what is involved in being on the committee. So, we asked executive committee members to introduce themselves and their roles by answering a few questions. Meet Lauren Klein. She’s been a member of … Continue reading Executive Unplugged: Lauren Klein, Seminars Chair

Executive Unplugged: Alicja Minda, BoldFace Editor-in-Chief

We want to give the Editors Toronto members and student affiliates another way to get to know the executive and find out what is involved in being on the committee. So, we asked executive committee members to introduce themselves and their roles by answering a few questions. Meet Alicja Minda, the editor-in-chief of BoldFace. She … Continue reading Executive Unplugged: Alicja Minda, BoldFace Editor-in-Chief