Meetings and Events
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shared with Guild membersThe Northwest Independent 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
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The Near North Editors meet on the first Monday of every month (except months where the first Monday is a holiday such as Labor Day, in which case look out for special updates!), from 11am to noonish at at the Lake Forest Park Branch of the King County Library, on the 1st Floor of Lake Forest Park Town Center. Same address as in the past, just downstairs from Third Place Commons (17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park, Washington, WA 98155).
Please note that our June meeting is on June 11th, not June 4th.
Please do NOT use the registration link for this event.
The Far North Editors meet every second Wednesday from 11:15am to 12:45pm at The Olde Towne Grainery Tea Room & Galleria in Mount Vernon (100 E Montgomery St, Mt Vernon, WA 98273).
RSVP to MariLou Harveland at firstname.lastname@example.org by the second Monday. Please do NOT use the registration link for this event.
It's the first day of summer! Let's celebrate with a tropical cocktail at our monthly happy hour. Come by to meet up with your fellow PDX editors at Hale Pele and chat about all things editing-related.
Free entry; Food and drinks available for purchase. Event is open to everyone.
Please contact the hosts, Alison Cantrell (email@example.com) & Julie Swearingen (firstname.lastname@example.org), if you have any questions about this event.
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!
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 Independent 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.
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. Full retrospective page coming soon!