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 …

Gender-Inclusive Editing: Becoming a Radical Copyeditor

Join Editors Toronto on Tuesday, January 25, at 7:00 pm EST via Zoom for “Gender-Inclusive Editing: Becoming a Radical Copyeditor.” Language, as many of us know, is not neutral. It is the main method through which values, customs, and beliefs are communicated. It is something that can be both harmful and helpful depending on how … Continue reading Gender-Inclusive Editing: Becoming a Radical Copyeditor