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Editors Canada June 2019 Conference

Editors Canada June 2019 Conference

Have you registered for Editors Canada's 40th anniversary conference yet? Don't delay! Early-bird pricing for the conference is in effect, but only until March 29, 2019. Conference 2019 takes place June 7–9 at the Westin Nova Scotian hotel in beautiful downtown Halifax. Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Editors Canada, learn, and network!

For more information, visit:

https://www.editors.ca/professional-development/conference/2019

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Institute of Professional Editors (IPEd) Conference, May 2019

Institute of Professional Editors (IPEd) Conference, May 2019

The “9th IPEd National Editors Conference: Beyond the Page” will be rolling out the red carpet for you in Melbourne, Australia, in May 2019. In addition to delegates from across the country, we anticipate also welcoming colleagues from New Zealand, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and elsewhere in our region, as well as Canada, the United States, South Africa and further. 

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Happy New Year (2019) from SWET!

Happy New Year (2019) from SWET!

We are editors, translators, copyeditors, copywriters, proofreaders, teachers, journalists, curriculum developers, and other kinds of writers and interpreters between languages working in Japan or with Japan-related clients. Many of us are self-employed, with all the freedoms and risks involved. SWET helps us to build professional expertise, solve problems that arise in our work, and share what we have learned with colleagues.

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Japan Style Sheet Third Edition Published!

Japan Style Sheet Third Edition Published!

Stalwart companion of editors, writers, and translators of Japan-related texts, SWET’s Japan Style Sheet has a new face, new content, updated information, and its own dedicated website. Please have a look at japanstylesheet.com, where you can view and download the new third edition. For the book in printed form, be sure to order now (https://www.swet.jp/shop/japan-style-sheet) to obtain a copy... more

Tokyo, November 10: Kimitachi wa do ikiru ka? From Showa Classic to Manga, with Wendy Uchimura

Tokyo, November 10: Kimitachi wa do ikiru ka? From Showa Classic to Manga, with Wendy Uchimura

Date: Nov 10, 2018 (Saturday)

Time: 2:00-5:00 p.m. 

Place: Book House Cafe, Jinbocho, Tokyo  http://bookhousecafe.jp/

This talk will introduce Yoshino Genzaburo’s Kimitachi wa do ikiru ka? (How Do You Live?), which is the inspiration behind a future Hayao Miyazaki movie of the same title. Learn about the background to this story of Copel-kun learning to think for himself with the guidance of his uncle and through experiences... more

SWET Travel Writing Meet-up 2

SWET Travel Writing Meet-up 2

Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 (Wednesday)

Time: 7:00–9:00 p.m. Location: Gulliver Room, Book House Café (Jimbocho, Tokyo)

https://www.bookhousecafe.jp/

Come out Jinbocho subway exit A1, turn right and walk about 15 meters to the Kitazawa Building. Look for the SWET sign.

Fee: Free for SWET members, ¥1,000 for non-members

RSVP: Space is limited, so please contact Rob Goss in advance if you plan to attend.

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