Breaking Down Barriers to a Career in Editing

Join us on May 28 for our Annual General Meeting, a branch business meeting, and what promises to be a stimulating panel discussion on barriers to entering the editing profession. The business meeting and AGM will begin at 7 pm. The panel discussion will begin at 7:30 pm. We have the room until 9:30 pm, … Continue reading Breaking Down Barriers to a Career in Editing

A conversation with Esi Edugyan and her editors: Another successful collaboration between Editors Toronto, Canadian Authors–Toronto, and University of Toronto

by Raya P. Morrison In January, Editors Toronto, Canadian Authors–Toronto, and the Creative Writing program at the University of Toronto (UofT) School of Continuing Studies struck gold, bringing Esi Edugyan, two-time winner of the Giller Prize, for Half-Blood Blues (2011) and Washington Black (2018), to speak in front of a packed audience of writers and … Continue reading A conversation with Esi Edugyan and her editors: Another successful collaboration between Editors Toronto, Canadian Authors–Toronto, and University of Toronto

Book Review: Cite Right (3rd ed.) by Charles Lipson

by Summer Cowley As an editor with editor friends, I find myself often reading works by authors who use citation styles other than the ones I regularly use in my own writing. Even though I become more comfortable with different styles every time I see them, many styles are unfamiliar in my APA-dominated world of … Continue reading Book Review: Cite Right (3rd ed.) by Charles Lipson

Editing Worlds: Speculative Fiction and the Editorial Process

When: Tuesday, February 26, 7–9:30 PM (Please note the earlier start time, to accommodate our business meeting.) Where: Centre for Social Innovation (CSI) Spadina, 192 Spadina Ave., Third Floor, Room F Robert A. Heinlein first used the term “speculative fiction” in 1947 to describe the highest aspiration of science fiction. Over time, the term has … Continue reading Editing Worlds: Speculative Fiction and the Editorial Process

Let’s Talk Rates! How to Ask for What You’re Worth and Get Paid on Time

Learn about setting rates (and raising them) from long-time freelancers at the PWAC Toronto February seminar. Note, Editors Toronto members are eligible to receive the PWAC Partners discount. Date: Monday, February 25, 2019 Time: 7:15 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.) Location: Miles Nadal JCC, Room 318 (third floor) Why is talking about … Continue reading Let’s Talk Rates! How to Ask for What You’re Worth and Get Paid on Time

Editors Canada launches Guidelines for Ethical Editing of Student Texts

In academia, papers and theses are one way to test the ability of students to use written words for communicating ideas and arguments. Yet students sometimes ask editors to provide a full gamut of editorial services. To address this, Editors Canada first developed Guidelines for Ethical Editing of Theses / Dissertations in 2005. We are … Continue reading Editors Canada launches Guidelines for Ethical Editing of Student Texts

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

Post-script: Professional Editorial Standards in action

by Michelle Waitzman Anyone who has considered (or completed) any of the Editors Canada certifications has probably reviewed Professional Editorial Standards (PES). But how were these standards developed, and what do they have to do with the day-to-day tasks of editors and proofreaders? Editors Toronto’s November program looked at PES through the eyes of four … Continue reading Post-script: Professional Editorial Standards in action