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Book Review: What Editors Do: The Art, Craft, & Business of Book Editing

Every editor should buy this entertaining collection of essays edited by Peter Ginna. The essays cover everything from acquisitions to freelance editing, from the commercial environment of the Big Five to the literary milieu of independent publishers. See my review in The Editors’ Weekly.


A Song for Nettie Johnson, by Gloria Sawai Regina: Coteau Books, 2001. 296 pp. This collection of literary short stories won the Governor General’s award for fiction in Canada in 2001. The stories are loosely connected by a sense of place – small towns on the Canadian prairies – and by recurring images of light […]
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