… and other tales from an academic editor published November 21st on University Affairs. Link here to this Op-Ed essay.
Happy 10th Birthday, Brockton Writers Series
November 2019 writer Q & A, from L to R: Maria Meindl, Mary Rykov, Andrea Thompson, and Deepa Rajagopalan. With gratitude for the BWS support to the Toronto writing community, a good time was had by all — and thanks for all the cake!
Reading November 13, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
I look forward to my first Brockton Writers Series appearance with readers Andrea Thompton (2019 Golden Beret recipient) and Deepa Rajagopalan, and special guest Catalina Fellay-Dunbar from the Toronto Arts Council. Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church Street, Toronto This PWYC reading (suggested $3-$5) features a Q&A with the writers.
Oh what a feelin’…
My book launches May 2020 with Inanna Publications.
Pulp Lit TO Launch 2.0
Thurs., Aug. 8, 2019, 6-9 pm, Another Bar, 2 blocks W of Ossington, N side Join Pulp Literature proofreader Mary Rykov as she hosts local author-poets Raluca Balasa, Dave Benyon, Joelle Kidd, R. Daniel Lester, Peter Norman, Kelly Robson, Douglas Smith and more for another evening of genre-busing readings, book signings, book raffle, and good cheer. Hear […]
Webinar registration open
Link here to register for my Academic Editing Beyond Basics webinar. This three-part webinar runs August 23, 30, and September 6, 12:00 – 1:15 pm, Eastern Time. We welcome participation from Editors Canada members, non-members, and students.
I’m just back from visits to San Juan, PR, and Christiansted, USVI. I happened upon this delightful The Poets Passage venue in old San Juan, where I peformed my “Puertorriqueña” poem that The Caribbean Writer published in 2014. But this time I actually read this poem IN PUERTO RICO. What a thrill! San Juan seems […]
University Affairs, March-April 2019
Guidelines and permission for ethical editing of student work is profiled in an article by Jessica Natalie Woollard on pp. 38-40 of University Affairs. Link here to read…
Editors Canada: Editing Student Texts
Editors Canada is pleased to announce the new Guidelines for Ethical Editing of Student Texts. Thanks to Editors Canada member Mary Rykov and other volunteers, we now have revised guidelines and a permission form that address both graduate and undergraduate student work and that refer to the updated Professional Editorial Standards (2016). The guidelines are based on research […]
Happy 50th: CNQ Issue 103
“Sowing SEED” chronicles the inception of Toronto’s first alternative school, which emerged from the late 1960s experimental milieu. Happy 50th, SEED Alternative School! And happy 50th, CNQ! I am honoured that my essay is published between the covers of this exceptional issue that exudes excellent poetry, fiction, and reviews of current and vintage CanLit fare. […]