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Happy New Year from SWET 2018

Happy New Year from SWET 2018

Here we are, in our 38th year—still here!—a community of writers, editors, translators, teachers, publishers, designers, journalists, proofreaders, copywriters, travel experts, and every combination thereof. We celebrate our heterogeneity and our far-flung membership, brought together by professional engagement with the English word.

May the... more

SWET Talk Shop: Crossing Borders with Verse Novels

SWET Talk Shop: Crossing Borders with Verse Novels

December's Early Bird Talk Shop Special

With Leza Lowitz and Holly Thompson

Date: December 5, 2017 (Tues.)
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m. (Doors open for visiting at 6:00)
Place: Books on Japan (library), Jinbocho, Tokyo;
At the Jinbocho subway stop, go out the A2 exit; at street level, turn left, go 12 steps, and look for a doorway at the left side of... more

Offerings from the Editorial Freelancers Association

Offerings from the Editorial Freelancers Association

The Editorial Freelancers Association (EFA) has recently announced its Education Program offerings, which are now ready for registration for the November and December courses.

The upcoming courses are the following:

October – SWET Talk Shop: Collaboration for Good Design/英語版メディアをつくる

October – SWET Talk Shop: Collaboration for Good Design/英語版メディアをつくる

Date: October 18, 2017 (Wed.)

Time: 7:00–9:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:00 for social hour)

Place: Books on Japan (library), Jinbocho, Tokyo;

At the Jinbocho subway stop, go out the A2 exit; at street level, turn left, go 12 steps, and look for a doorway at the left side of the Megane Drug メガネ・ドラッグ store saying “Books on... more

September – SWET Talk Shop: Texts for Tourism

September – SWET Talk Shop: Texts for Tourism

Text for Tourism: Knowing the Audience, Tending the Details, Using Good Style (This event will be held in both Japanese and English.)
観光客向け資料の考え方:誰が相手か・細部へのこだわり・見てくれの良さ

このイベントは日本語と英語で行います。

Date: September 20, 2017 (Wednesday)
Time:... more

Chicago 17!

Chicago 17!

The University of Chicago Press has announced the publication of the 17th edition of the wordsmiths bible, the Chicago Manual of Style. Keep yourself up to date with your print or online subscription and find out what’s new about the new edition.