Book Review: Dreyer’s English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style by Benjamin Dreyer

by Indu Singh In the first chapter of Dreyer’s English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style, the author poses a challenge to his readers: go a week without writing any of the words out of a list of what he considers pointless adverbs, including very, rather, really, quite, just, so, surely, of course, … Continue reading Book Review: Dreyer’s English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style by Benjamin Dreyer

Recap of Screen to Page and Back: In Conversation with Zoe Whittall and Wiebke von Carolsfeld

by B.A. Tanner Editors Toronto and Canadian Authors – Toronto (CA-T) were thrilled to co-present their first event of the fall season, in partnership with the Creative Writing Program at the School of Continuing Studies at the University of Toronto, on Tuesday, September 24. The evening brought together award-winning, medium-crossing writers Zoe Whittall and Wiebke … Continue reading Recap of Screen to Page and Back: In Conversation with Zoe Whittall and Wiebke von Carolsfeld

From Screen to Page and Back: In Conversation with Zoe Whittall and Wiebke von Carolsfeld

Tuesday, September 24, 7:30–9:30 pm Leslie L. Dan Pharmacy Building, 144 College St., Room B150, Toronto Map: http://map.utoronto.ca/building/161 Co-presented by Editors Toronto, Canadian Authors–Toronto, and the Creative Writing Program at the School of Continuing Studies, University of Toronto (UofT). Our first joint program meeting of the 2019–20 season will feature a conversation about books and … Continue reading From Screen to Page and Back: In Conversation with Zoe Whittall and Wiebke von Carolsfeld

Winning Two Gillers: A Conversation with Esi Edugyan and Her Editors

When: Tuesday, January 22, 7–9 pm Where: University of Toronto, Sidney Smith Hall (amphitheatre), 100 St. George St., (Room 2102)  Co-presented by Editors Toronto, Canadian Authors–Toronto, and the Creative Writing Program at the School of Continuing Studies (SCS), University of Toronto This special event will bring acclaimed novelist Esi Edugyan together with four of her editors — Patrick Crean, Marie-Lynn … Continue reading Winning Two Gillers: A Conversation with Esi Edugyan and Her Editors

Book Review: The Urban Monk by Pedram Shojai

by Jaye Marsh In general, North Americans are stressed, overweight, stuck to our desks, and disconnected from the world we live in. With The Urban Monk, Pedram Shojai attempts to help us address these issues by offering tools, including online resources and email support, to “hack” a more balanced lifestyle. I really wanted to like … Continue reading Book Review: The Urban Monk by Pedram Shojai

An evening with Michael Redhill and Martha Kanya-Forstner

by Joanne Haskins Editors Toronto hosted a special branch meeting in January, when acclaimed author Michael Redhill took the stage with his editor, Martha Kanya-Forstner, to discuss the writing and editing of Bellevue Square, the 2017 Scotiabank Giller Prize winner. Redhill’s novels include Consolation (longlisted for the Man Booker Prize) and Martin Sloane (a finalist … Continue reading An evening with Michael Redhill and Martha Kanya-Forstner

Book Review: Side Hustle by Chris Guillebeau

(Crown, 2017) by Jessica Trudel Do you find your day job fulfilling? If you answered “no,” Side Hustle is for you. If you answered “yes,” Side Hustle is also for you. That’s what author Chris Guillebeau gets across in the early pages of Side Hustle: From Idea to Income in 27 Days. “Everyone should have … Continue reading Book Review: Side Hustle by Chris Guillebeau

Book Review: Boss Bitch by Nicole Lapin

(Crown, 2017) by Alethea Spiridon Nicole Lapin knows what she’s talking about. She’s a wildly successful career woman who has blazed a path for herself as both a businesswoman (launching the CASH Smartwatch) and as a news anchor for CNN and CNBC. A boss bitch is the “she-ro” of her own story, Lapin writes on … Continue reading Book Review: Boss Bitch by Nicole Lapin