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Crossing the Pond: The Society for Editors and Proofreaders

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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 […]

Intro to Professional Academic Editing: Coming January 2018

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Academic editing is about more than commas and citations. It’s about helping authors create powerful scholarship that shapes a better world—and we built a course to let you do just that.

Introduction to Professional Academic Editing is a self-paced course for those who want to learn the concrete skills, professional networks, and scholarly training to build an […]

“Themself” Is a Perfectly Cromulent Word

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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 […]

Chicago Manual of Style interviews Sarah Grey on inclusive language

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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!

 

Sarah Grey Talks […]

Sarah Grey Wins Robinson Prize for Excellence in Copy Editing

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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 […]