IPEd

July 2021
Vol. 2 No. 6 | ISSN: 2652-5836

Feature Article

IPEd announces Rosie award winner

IPEd announces Rosie award winner
IPEd has announced Johannes Jakob is the winner of its Rosie award for his work on Kyle Perry’s novel The Bluffs. The Rosanne Fitzgibbon Editorial Award, known as the Rosie, recognises excellence in editing, as demonstrated in one published work.
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Profile: Kerry Davies AE

Profile: Kerry Davies AE
In this issue of Gatherings, we profile Kerry Davies AE, Pay Rates Working Party (PRWP) Chair.
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CEO commends our first online conference organisers

CEO commends our first online conference organisers
What a fantastic effort for our 10th IPEd Editors Conference and first on-line conference.
Congratulations to all the presenters and a big thankyou to all our delegates.
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2022 accreditation exam dates

2022 accreditation exam dates
The next IPEd accreditation exam will be on Monday 22 August 2022. Potential candidates and invigilators should put this date in their calendars now. 
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Indicative costs of academic editing

Indicative costs of academic editing — new guidance for potential clients
The Standing Committee on Academic Editing (SCAE) has developed a resource to provide guidance on the indicative costs of academic editing for potential clients.
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Fiction editing mentorship: Case study

Fiction editing mentorship: Case study
From the mentee — Over 2019 and 2020, I completed an IPEd mentorship in fiction editing. The mentorship was flexible, allowing me to juggle my day job and family commitments and complete the exercises and schedule discussions at my own pace. 
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General Interest

The lovely language of cricket
Cricket is a funny game: so steeped in tradition, yet constantly evolving.
Test cricket dominated for its first century, following the first ‘test match’ in 1877, then Kerry Packer helped to make one-day cricket sexy in the late 1970s with World Series Cricket, including day/night games, coloured uniforms and a guaranteed result in six hours.
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Cryptic crossword No. 8
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Pragmatism overrides ethics? Editing for clients in Dutch academia
How does academic editing in the Netherlands differ, compared to Australia?
Should academic editors in non-anglophone countries actively encourage authors who are non-native speakers of English to acknowledge language assistance in texts?
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Workshop: Using PDF mark-up effectively
EdNSW ran an online workshop, Using PDF mark-up effectively, in May 2021, in two sessions: a two-and-a-half-hour teaching session on 22 May and a one-hour Q&A on 27 May.
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The important role of the editor in making science accessible
Making publications accessible for people with print disabilities is finally becoming more common. This is long overdue. In the past, it involved creating accessible file formats in addition to the standard formats in which books and journals were published.
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Academic book publishing under pressure
As universities face dramatic losses in revenue from COVID-19 and changes in government priorities, academic book publishing is increasingly under threat.
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The culture behind machine language
Ever wondered how features like predictive text seem to know what you’re thinking? 
Or, more importantly, have you considered how this technology could affect our culture?
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Events

EdNSW: Mid-year dinner
Date:
 One evening in July

EdsQ: Christmas in July
Date: 
Wednesday 7 July, 6.30pm
Location: Ship Inn in South Brisbane 
Book here.

EdNSW: Copyediting fiction
Dates: 
Thursday 22 July, 10am and Thursday 29 July, 10am 
Book here.

EdNSW: Editors’ lunch
Date: 
Friday 30 July, 12.30pm
Location: Shearwater Restaurant, The Promenade, 321 Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour.
Booking link to come.

EdsQ: ABM and Great Interstate Debate 
Date: 
One evening in August

EdANZ: Wellington editors’ catch-up
Date:
 Tuesday 3 August, 11am 
Venue: Frank’s Coffee and Eats, 116 The Terrace
RSVP to Elizabeth at elizabeth@galvinmcleod.co.nz

EdNSW: ABM (followed by members’ forum)
Date: 
Tuesday 3 August, 7pm 
Booking link to come.

EdANZ: Mini-workshop with Pania Tahau-Hodges
Date:
 Tuesday 17 August, 7pm 
Booking link to come.

EdANZ: Auckland editors’ catch-up
Date: 
Friday 10 September, 10am 
Venue: Amano, 66–68 Tyler Street, Britomart
RSVP to Caroline at edanz.president@iped-editors.org

EdANZ: Workshop with Renée Otmar
Dates:
 Saturday 11 September, 3pm and Saturday 18 September, 3pm
Booking link to come.