I couldn’t be more honored to be a newly named Advanced Professional Member of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders. This UK-based professional association has been bringing together, training, and certifying editorial professionals from Britain and around the world for thirty years, and APM is its highest membership designation.
I had the pleasure of […]
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I’ve written an article about themself and what it means for the upcoming 17th edition of the Chicago Manual of Style to make its language guidance more inclusive. It’s over at Conscious Style Guide, where my brilliant fellow Robinson Prize winner Karen Yin is doing fantastic work on inclusive language.
This is […]
I’m a longtime devotee/fangirl of the Chicago Manual of Style, so I was thrilled to be asked for an interview for CMOS’s Shop Talk blog. In it, I talk about inclusive language, “political correctness,” and how as editors we need to be aware of the power of words. Please check it out!
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I’m overjoyed to report that the American Copy Editors Society awarded me the Robinson Prize for Excellence in Copy Editing at this year’s 2016 convention in Portland, Oregon. I also presented on two panels, “Inclusive Language” and “Boost Your Career with a Brain Trust.” Here’s the press release!
PORTLAND, Oregon — At its […]
Attention, food writers! I’ll be speaking tomorrow at Eating Words Philadelphia, a one-day conference sponsored by Edible Philly magazine, at the Free Library’s Center for Culinary Literacy. The event will bring together editors, writers, photographers, recipe developers and more to talk about the business of food publishing. My […]
If there’s one thing common to all editors, it’s that we all hold lots of strong opinions about language. I’m no exception. The brilliant women at The Establishment, a new media outlet funded and run by women, have decided to give me a platform to write about language, usage, terms […]
When I’m not editing, you’ll usually find me eating meatballs– or at least writing or talking about it. Our family hosts Friday Night Meatballs, a weekly spaghetti dinner that brings a whole range of people to our table for dinner and conversation. I wrote an article about it last year for […]
On August 25, hip-hop artist, writer, and filmmaker Boots Riley visited Philadelphia’s Wooden Shoe Books to discuss his book Tell Homeland Security- We Are the Bomb, newly released from Haymarket Books. I had the honor of interviewing him before a standing-room-only crowd. He talked about youth activism, the relationship between race and class, making music, […]
I wrote about the surprising history of Jell-O salad for Serious Eats this week. The NPR show Take Two, at KPCC in Los Angeles, enjoyed it and was kind enough to invite me on the radio. I’ll be talking with them tomorrow, Friday, August 21, about Jell-O salad, women’s labor, the […]