Editors BC February meeting: Prize-Winning Editing

Prize-Winning Editing

with Shirarose Wilensky, winner of the 2021 Tom Fairley Award for Editorial Excellence

When:  Wednesday, February 16, 7:30 to 8:30 pm PST

Where: Online through Zoom

Cost:    Editors Canada members, free; non-members, $10; student non-members, $5

Meet Shirarose Wilensky (she/her) and hear about her prize-winning edit of Francesca Ekwuyasi’s Butter Honey Pig Bread, an intergenerational novel about three Nigerian women, with themes of food, family, and forgiveness.

Shirarose Wilensky has more than a decade of in-house and freelance experience in manuscript development and substantive editing, line and copy editing, proofreading, and copy writing. After completing the Master of Publishing Program at Simon Fraser University, she worked at Tightrope Books, D&M Publishers, Greystone Books, and Arsenal Pulp Press. Other books she’s had the pleasure of working on include A Dream of a Woman by Casey Plett, Rebent Sinner by Ivan Coyote, Shut Up You’re Pretty by Téa Mutonji, and The Woo-Woo by Lindsay Wong. She is now an editor at House of Anansi, where she acquires and edits literary fiction and narrative non-fiction.

Read about the 2021 Tom Fairley Award for Editorial Excellence:


Date & Time: Feb 16, 2022 07:30 PM to
Feb 16, 2022 08:30 PM
[America/Vancouver UTC -8]


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