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Our program includes social gatherings, professional development events, and opportunities to share your expertise with your colleagues. If you have suggestions for professional development or social events, please contact the committee.

Self publishing and black jelly beans

Artist, author and editor, Merridy Pugh, will lead us through the joys and challenges of self-publishing her first novel, Pig Tails: The First-Ever Guinea Pig Novel.

A light supper will be provided.

Thursday 15 March, 7.00-9.00pm
Rosny LINC, 48 Bligh St, Rosny Park
$10 (member*); $8 (distance member**); $15 (non-member).
* member of the Society of Editors (Tas), another branch of IPEd or the Tasmanian Writers’ Centre.
** member of the Society of Editors (Tas) who lives more than 80km from Hobart GPO.
Book online.

Coming in 2018

Details of the following events will be confirmed soon.

Interstate events

Interstate events and webinars are listed on the IPEd Events page.

National news

National Editors Directory

The Institute of Professional Editors has a national Editors Directory.

Please visit the Editors Directory to find a freelance editor with the appropriate skills, knowledge and experience for your assignment.

The Editors Directory has been reviewed and a report submitted to IPEd Council. The Tasmanian freelance register will close shortly.

Accreditation exam

The 2018 accreditation exam will be held on Saturday 19 May 2018. For more information, see the IPEd website. Two webinars are being provided:


For the love of words

The next national conference, to be held in Melbourne in May 2019, has the theme ‘For the love of words…’. Mark your diary now!

Contact the Society: e-mail: info@tas-editors.org.au
Post: Society of Editors (Tasmania), PO Box 4512, Bathurst Street PO, HOBART TAS 7000

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