Swet Columns

Editors Canada: Second International Editing Conference:  SWET Members Invited at Discount Rate

EC Invitation!

SWET members interested in attending the Editors Canada Second International Editing Conference to be held June 19 to 21, 2020 in Montreal, Quebec, will get the Editors Canada member rate. That means you can save up to $200 on registration for this weekend of learning, networking and fun. 

Early-bird discount Early-bird pricing for the conference is in effect, but... more

2018 SWET Financial Report

The SWET treasurer has submitted a (PDF) financial report of Tokyo and Kansai activities for 2018.

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The History of SWET

The late 1970s were years of growth and ferment in English-language book and periodical publishing in Japan. Book publishers Charles E. Tuttle, Inc., John Weatherhill, Kodansha International, and the University of Tokyo Press released dozens of new volumes in English annually. Japan Echo, the Japan Interpreter, and Japan Quarterly published high-quality Japanese journalism and writing in English translation. Four daily... more

2017 SWET Financial Report

The SWET treasurer has submitted a (PDF) financial report of Tokyo and Kansai activities for 2017.

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SWET 2018 Member Survey Report

Report by Winifred A. Bird

This February, as SWET approaches its 38th anniversary, we conducted an online member survey to get a better sense of your interests, your relationship with the organization, and your hopes for its future. Seventy-nine of you filled it out, a response rate of about 50 percent. A summary of the results follows. To view the full... more

2016 SWET Financial Report

The SWET treasurers have submitted a financial report of Tokyo and Kansai activities for 2016.

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