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

Meet Adebe DeRango-Adem, Editors Canada Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Adviser

Interview conducted by Alicja Minda. Our fellow Editors Toronto member, Adebe DeRango-Adem, is Editors Canada’s first equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) adviser, appointed in October 2020. The national executive council (NEC) created this position to help implement the Statement of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion that members voted on in 2019. Adebe is an editor and … Continue reading Meet Adebe DeRango-Adem, Editors Canada Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Adviser

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

Is it art? Well, how does it feel?

By James Harbeck There has been much discussion of the Nobel Prize in Literature being awarded to Bob Dylan. I have no interest in weighing in on whether his work is Nobel quality—I won’t pretend to understand the judges’ criteria—but I do have some thoughts on the question of whether a songwriter is even eligible … Continue reading Is it art? Well, how does it feel?