Editor for Life: Shirarose Wilensky (she/her), Editor, House of Anansi Press

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: Shirarose Wilensky (she/her), Editor, House of Anansi Press

Small Press Publishing: A Glimpse Into the Industry

Join Editors Toronto on Tuesday, October 26, at 7:00 pm EST via Zoom for “Small Press Publishing: A Glimpse Into the Industry.” In this month’s program, join us and our panel to learn about small press publishing from two presses, a long-established Canadian press and a recently established genre press based in the United States. … Continue reading Small Press Publishing: A Glimpse Into the Industry

“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 ...

How to Be Both Knife and Spoon: Poetry Editing with Clare Goulet

April is Poetry Month! Join Editors Toronto on Tuesday, April 27, at 7:00 pm EST via Zoom for How to Be Both Knife and Spoon: Poetry Editing with Clare Goulet. Editing poetry can be a daunting task. Poetry contains its own enigmatic logic. Each word is chosen and arranged with deliberation to create sound, rhythm, … Continue reading How to Be Both Knife and Spoon: Poetry Editing with Clare Goulet

Editor for Life: Lee Parpart, Editor at Iguana Books

Interview conducted by Jennifer D. Foster. 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 … Continue reading Editor for Life: Lee Parpart, Editor at Iguana Books

Editing Memoirs: A Conversation with David Ross and Maria Mutch

Join Editors Toronto on Tuesday, September 22, at 7:00 pm via Zoom for our first program of the 2020–21 season. There is something enticing about opening up a book and diving into the innermost world of a living, breathing person. A memoir, when done right, perfectly pairs the narrative style of fiction with the resonance … Continue reading Editing Memoirs: A Conversation with David Ross and Maria Mutch