Member News: November 2023

In August 2023, Editors Québec member Adebe DeRango-Adem was selected as a fellow for the Richard S. Holden Diversity Fellowship, a collaboration of ACES: The Society for Editing and the Dow Jones News Fund.

Adebe hopes to use her Holden Fellowship to complete a certificate in publishing, work on developing a book on equity in editing, and mobilize an online platform for fellow sensitivity/equity readers across the globe.

Wayne Jones, a member of Editors Ottawa–Gatineau, published My Sam Johnson: A Biography for General Readers on October 24, 2023, under his own imprint, William & Park. The book is the culmination of an idea Wayne had over 10 years ago to fill the gap in biographies about the great 18th century writer Samuel Johnson. My Sam Johnson is the first fully researched biography of Samuel Johnson for general readers.

The book is available in paperback, ebook and audiobook formats everywhere books are sold.

A client of Editors Manitoba member Andrew Park received a publishing deal with a book proposal that Andrew helped to prepare. This was Andrew’s first time working on a book proposal.

Editors Calgary member Lorna Stuber published her fourth book and second memoir, Nut Bags and Num-Nums, on October 31, 2023. The book is a humorous but poignant account of Lorna’s experiences growing up on a cattle ranch in Alberta. During November, Lorna toured around Alberta to promote the book. Tour dates and locations can be found on Lorna’s website.

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