Have you ever wondered how editors make decisions? Why do different editors handle text in different ways, even when they’re given the same parameters?
As part of Drexel University’s Week of Writing, Drexel Edits and the Philadelphia chapter of the Editorial Freelancers Association are […]
The Historical Materialism conferences, held annually in New York, London, Toronto, Delhi, Sydney, and Rome, have become one of the most important spaces for contemporary Marxist theorists to exchange ideas. I’m proud to call the Historical Materialism book series, published by Brill, one of […]
Being a wizard with words might inspire you to pursue a career as a freelance editor, writer, translator, or interpreter, but there’s a lot more to building a successful freelance business than being great at what you do.
I’ll be speaking tomorrow at the New York Circle of Translators meeting about how to […]
Hey guys! (You too, gals.)
Is the collective address “guys” an example of male-centric language? Mic.com’s Julianne Ross thinks so, and I spoke with her about gender bias in language as part of her research for this powerhouse of a piece on the topic:
Guys, Can We Stop Calling Everyone “Guys” Already?
During the American Copy Editors Society (ACES) conference last weekend, I had the great pleasure of meeting Emmy Favilla, copy chief at Buzzfeed. I’m a big fan of the smart, comprehensive, and very inclusive Buzzfeed style guide, so it was a treat to speak with […]