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

You’re Entitled to My Opinion: Editing Essays, Short Non-Fiction, and Op-Eds

Join Editors Toronto on Tuesday, May 25, at 7:00 pm EDT via Zoom for “You’re Entitled to My Opinion: Editing Essays, Short Non-Fiction, and Op-Eds.” Everyone has an opinion but not everyone knows how to get it down on paper in a clear and powerful way. Journalism professor and former Globe and Mail editor and … Continue reading You’re Entitled to My Opinion: Editing Essays, Short Non-Fiction, and Op-Eds

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: Judy Phillips, Freelance Editor

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: Judy Phillips, Freelance Editor

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

From Pastas to Proofreads: Cookbook Editing with Meredith Dees and Michelle C. Meade

Join Editors Toronto on Monday, November 30, at 7:00 PM EST via Zoom for our branch business meeting, followed by From Pastas to Proofreads: Cookbook Editing with Meredith Dees and Michelle C. Meade. Our relationship to food is complex. Food has the power to transport us emotionally, to soothe or excite us, and to bring … Continue reading From Pastas to Proofreads: Cookbook Editing with Meredith Dees and Michelle C. Meade

Book review: Penguin and the Lane Brothers: The Untold Story of a Publishing Revolution, by Stuart Kells

(Released August 2015) By Ana Trask Penguin Books has been an international literary treasure—a cultural institution that remains a stronghold in the publishing market—since its inception in the 1930s. The 2013 merger with Random House further cemented its omnipresence in the literary scene. However, despite its decades-long prominence, accounts of Penguin’s history have been incomplete … Continue reading Book review: Penguin and the Lane Brothers: The Untold Story of a Publishing Revolution, by Stuart Kells