Member news: November 2022

Editors British Columbia student affiliate Micah Killjoy recently completed their first big editing project, issue 45.4 of Vancouver’s Room magazine. The issue will be coming out in December 2022. To read Micah’s letter from the editor or pre-order a copy of the issue, please visit the Room website.

Editors Atlantic member Virginia (Ginny) McGowan’s children’s book was shortlisted for the 2022 PEI Literary Awards. A Girl, Her Mother, and the Forest: A Love Story is an eco-fable for kids aged 5 to 10. The book was the only self-published work in its category.

A Girl, Her Mother, and the Forest: A Love Story is illustrated with original watercolours created by Bev Middleton. To sample the book, please visit

In October, Editors Ottawa-Gatineau member Gael Spivak gave a presentation on the ISO plain language standard to the Canadian Science and Medical Editors Network (CanSciMed). The expected publication date for the standard is early 2023. For inquiries on the standard, contact Gael.

The CanSciMed Network was created to connect, engage and support Canadian STEM publishing professionals and elevate their voices internationally. To inquire about the network, contact Dianne Dixon.

Editors Canada Member News is where we share information about members and affiliates who win awards, publish books and make their mark in other important ways.

Do you have an achievement you’d like to share? We’d love to hear from you! Send your news to the member news coordinator. Each news item will be posted once on the website and once in Editors Canada’s e-news update.

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