Executive Unplugged: Amanda Clarke, Treasurer

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 ask each new executive committee member to introduce themself and their role by answering a few questions. Meet Amanda Clarke, our current treasurer. … Continue reading Executive Unplugged: Amanda Clarke, Treasurer

Book Review: “On the Offensive: Prejudice in Language Past and Present” by Karen Stollznow

By Amanda Clarke—With an increasing awareness around inclusive and conscious language, the time is ripe for a book that explores offensive language and its roots. This is what Karen Stollznow sets out to do in her book, On the Offensive: Prejudice in Language Past and Present. Without an understanding of the ways that …

Editors Advise: Dealing with Your Editorial Weaknesses and Vulnerabilities

In this series, Editors Toronto members and BoldFace contributors share their experiences, insights, and tips on the practical aspects of working as an editor or writer. The previous edition of "Editors Advise" dealt with organizing your work to stay focused and maintain mental balance. For this edition, seven editors talk about their weaknesses and the … Continue reading Editors Advise: Dealing with Your Editorial Weaknesses and Vulnerabilities

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

Editors Unplugged: Get to Know Our Panellists for From Pastas to Proofreads: Cookbook Editing with Meredith Dees and Michelle C. Meade

Interviews conducted by Jessica de Bryun. Our popular monthly program meetings often feature a jam-packed agenda. We like to keep our introductions short, so you can hear more from our panellists and less from us! It’s hard to do justice to the incredible wealth of experience these guests bring to the table, so we are … Continue reading Editors Unplugged: Get to Know Our Panellists for From Pastas to Proofreads: Cookbook Editing with Meredith Dees and Michelle C. Meade

Editor for Life: Mindy Fichter, Managing Editor, Canadian Paperbacks, Penguin Random House Canada

Interview conducted by Adrineh Der-Boghossian. 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: Mindy Fichter, Managing Editor, Canadian Paperbacks, Penguin Random House Canada