February 16, 2022: Prize-Winning Editing with Shirarose Wilensky, winner of the 2021 Tom Fairley Award for Editorial Excellence

What: Editors BC monthly meeting
When: Wednesday, February 16, 2022, 7:30–8:30 pm PST
Where: Online through Zoom
Cost: Free for Editors Canada members, $10 for non-members, and $5 for student non-members

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.

IIf you would like to attend this meeting and are not an Editors Canada member, please register here

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