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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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New book award

We are delighted that Colin Henthorne’s The Queen of the North Disaster: The Captain’s Story (Harbour Publishing) has won the Keith Matthews Award for a book deserving special recognition, an honour bestowed by the Canadian Nautical Research Society. The jury…

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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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Still going strong

In May 1992, seven editors (Nancy Flight, Anne Norman, Claudette Reed Upton, Lois Richardson, John Ricker, Barbara Tomlin, and Yvonne Van Ruskenveld) drafted a letter of agreement and West Coast Editorial Associates (WCEA) was born. So this month we are…

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