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SWET Talk Shop: Planning Reading, Writing

SWET Talk Shop: Planning Reading, Writing

Date: March 14, 2018

Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m. (Discussion starts at 7:00)

Place: new venue: Book House Cafe, Jinbocho

http://bookhousecafe.jp/

(See website for map; come out Jinbocho subway exit A1, turn right and walk about 15 meters to the Kitazawa Building. We will be on the ground floor at the back, beyond the children's books. Look for the SWET Sign.

RSVP: Space is limited; please let us know if... more

Editors Canada Conference 2018: Call for Speaker Proposals

Editors Canada Conference 2018: Call for Speaker Proposals

The Editors Canada conference committee is now inviting session proposals for the 2018 national conference, to be held in Saskatoon, SK, from May 25 to 27, at the Radisson Hotel Saskatoon.

The 2018 conference theme is Bridging Communities—Bringing together communication-related professions. The conference committee welcomes presentations and workshops related to the theme, and one of the 6 streams:

Indigenous — issues concerning... more
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 New Year dawn gently upon your endeavors and carry you safely over the ensuing months, buoyed... 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 the Megane Drug... 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:

Basis of Editing and Proofreading (Webinar, Nov. 6, 7-8 pm Eastern) with Ruth Thaler-Carter

In the Driver's Seat: How to Steer Your Freelance Biz to Success (Webinar, Nov. 8, 1-2 pm Eastern) with Jake... more

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 Japan”; take the stairs to... more