Meetings and Events
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shared with Guild membersThe Northwest Editors Guild hosts bimonthly member meetings in Seattle and Portland, as well as informal coffee/happy hours wherever members would like to host them. Every two years, the Guild also hosts a conference that provides educational and networking opportunities. These events are open to Guild members and those interested in Guild membership.
Upcoming Meetings and Events
To the best of our ability, we take notes and/or record our member meetings for members who could not be present (accessing past meeting notes and videos is a members-only benefit, though the most recent meeting video will always be publicly available). Even more archival material coming soon!
November 12, 2018: A Discussion About Developmental Editing
July 9, 2018: Authors on Editing
May 14, 2018: Rethinking the Editor/Writer Relationship: Editing for Diverse Writers & Readers
March 12, 2018: Financial Fitness for Editors
January 8, 2018: Show and Tell Discussion (no notes or video)
The Northwest Editors Guild is committed to ongoing education and professional development for editors in the region; we also value opportunities for networking and camaraderie. One way we pursue these goals is by presenting a daylong conference for editors and other word lovers every two years.
2019 Call for Speakers is Open!
Proposals for session topics are open through December 10, 2018. Read more about the conference and proposal requirements here.
Most Recent Conference
Red Pencil 6: Tracking Changes in Editing
Our 2017 conference was held on Saturday, September 23 at Bastyr University in Kenmore, Washington. Read all about it here!