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Language reinforces discrimination

How language reinforces discrimination against women Editors and word-nerds alike know how the roots of language often unveil a deeper meaning — both on and off the page. This includes attitudes and treatments found within our own society. Monash University’s Kate...

Using plain English in fact and fiction

Using plain English in fact and fiction Plain English, often thought to be valid only in non-fiction texts, can also extend to works of fiction. Author Katherine Kirk explores the concept in an article published by IPEd affiliate, the UK-based Chartered Institute of...

The rise of plain English

Creating clarity in the workplace: the rise of plain English by Paul Anderson As a metaphor for plain English, Patricia Hoyle used the little black dress: it is ‘really good quality, looks smart and has a certain elegance to it’. Patricia owns and is the director of...
Mentoring Program update

Mentoring Program update

Mentoring Program update Next workshop Another mentoring workshop is coming up on 17 June. These short workshops are for anyone thinking of becoming a mentor in the program, or is already a mentor but would like to brush up on their skills. However, they are also...

June 2021 EdWA

Red Paper Kite Publishing Founded in 2019 by French illustrator Sandra van Doorn, Red Paper Kite is a WA publishing house that specialises in children’s picture books. Sandra, feeling she needed a creative space and further professional growth, decided to embark upon...

Research/teaching in editing

‘Research/teaching in editing/publishing’, EdsQ speaker presentation with Dr Dallas J Baker   by Kayt Duncan Associate Professor in writing, editing and publishing at the University of Southern Queensland Dr Dallas J Baker is well aligned with the editing and...