The editing book I am reading right now is Peter Ginna’s What Editors Do: The Art, Craft, and Business of Book Editing. Published by the University of Chicago Press in 2017, What Editors Do is an informative compendium of essays by experienced editors and book publishing experts across the US. It covers nearly every facetContinue reading “On the Bookshelf”
Does the identity of an editor play a role in shaping how a work is edited?
Many years ago, when I was a graduate student working toward a PhD in English, I experienced a rude awakening in my very first semester, when the professor awarded me a C+ on a term paper I wrote on Matthew Arnold. There were a lot of “firsts” for me that semester: it was the firstContinue reading “Why Hire a Copy Editor?”