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November 15, 2017: A Tribute to Nancy Flight and the Builders of Editors BC

What: Editors BC monthly meeting
When: Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 7:00–9:00 pm
Where: Welch Room, 4th floor, YWCA Health + Fitness Centre, 535 Hornby Street, Vancouver | map
Cost: Free for Editors Canada members and student affiliates, $10 for non-members, and $5 for non-member students with valid ID. Registration at the door.

This evening we will honour longtime Editors BC member and editor extraordinaire Nancy Flight, who retired from her full-time role as associate publisher of Greystone Books on October 16, 2017—forty-five years to the day after she started her first job in book publishing in San Francisco.

Throughout her career as a highly respected and award-winning editor, Nancy made significant contributions to the editing profession and to our national association and local branch. We’re delighted she will be with us on November 15 so we can thank her in person.

As part of the evening’s program, a panel of other longtime members—Peter Colenbrander, Ann-Marie Metten, Peter Moskos, and Ruth Wilson—will share stories about the founding and development of Editors BC, the professionalization of editing, and the strong leadership and spirit of volunteerism exemplified by people like Nancy. The evening is sure to inspire and invigorate all of us to do our best work as we lead the editing profession and Editors BC into the future.

BONUS! Enter the draw at the meeting for a special prize.

No editors’ pub night
There will be no organized pub nights before the remainder of our 2017 meetings. Watch for announcements about the next pub gathering in January 2018.

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