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New book launch

Congratulations to WCEA partner Merrie-Ellen Wilcox, whose new non-fiction book, After Life: Ways We Think About Death (Orca Book Publishers), is launching in Victoria on September 8 (see time and place details below). Books will be available for sale, and a…

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2018 BC Book Prizes

As BC editors, we’re always excited when the BC Book Prize finalists are announced. The shortlisted authors for 2018 include Ian McAllister and Nicholas Read, for Wolf Island (Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize), proofread by partner Audrey McClellan; poet,…

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Editors in/and Flight

As is so often the case, the 2017 Editors Canada conference flew by, a veritable freeway of zippy presentations and cross-country editors. A highlight for us: seeing Nancy Flight, a founding member of our partnership, receive not only the inaugural Karen…

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Guardians of the lexicons

The countdown is on! The 2017 Editors Canada conference kicks off June 9 in Ottawa–Gatineau, in time for us to celebrate editing and Canada’s 150th birthday. Three partners are presenting: Lana Okerlund—Crunching the Numbers: Performance Measures Frances Peck—The Great That…

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BC Book Prizes gala

The countdown is on to the 2017 BC Book Prizes gala, April 29 at the Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront in Vancouver. We’re proud of partner Audrey McClellan, whose talents are woven through the short list. She edited David Pitt-Brooke’s Crossing Home…

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Four decades of Room

It’s a year for anniversaries. As we mark our 25th, we raise a collective glass to Room, celebrating four decades of literature, art, and feminism. Three partners—Audrey McClellan, Lana Okerlund, and the newly retired Yvonne Van Ruskenveld—have been members at…

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