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EAC Fundraiser: Bid for a spot in SFU's Book Editing Immersion Workshop

Simon Fraser University (SFU) Book Editing Immersion Workshop (July 26–August 1, 2009)

Develop your editorial skills by working closely with some of Canada's top editors!

Bid for a spot in Simon Fraser University's renowned Book Editing Immersion Workshop (SUMM 412), a six-day workshop held from July 26 to August 1, 2009. This course is one of SFU's Summer Publishing Workshops (value $1,600). This auction is a fundraiser for the Editors' Association of Canada.

About SFU's Book Editing Immersion Workshop

The six-day Book Editing Immersion Workshop (SUMM 412) is held from July 26 to August 1, 2009, at SFU's Harbour Centre campus in downtown Vancouver.

SFU's Book Editing Immersion Workshop attracts students from across Canada. Students will edit manuscripts by published authors, work one-on-one with faculty advisors and attend classroom presentations by faculty and guest speakers.

By the end of the course, students will be familiar with:

  • Evaluating manuscripts for publication
  • Developing successful working relations with authors
  • Organizing content with both publisher and reader in mind
  • Editing text for clarity and style
  • Preparing sales and marketing materials such as catalogue copy

This top-notch workshop is valued at $1,600.

For more information about the workshop, visit

How to Bid

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The auction closes on June 3, 2009, at 11:03 a.m. EDT.

Payment by cheque, MasterCard, VISA or PayPal is accepted.

Important Enrolment Details

The winning bid will pay for the workshop enrolment fee, but the winner of this auction must still apply to SFU for a place in the workshop. Application details can be found under "WRITTEN COMPONENT" on The application deadline has been extended for the winner of this auction.

Immersion workshops are non-residential. Participants must arrange for their own accommodation and meals, and pay for their travel to Vancouver.

Thank you for supporting the Editors' Association of Canada. Good luck and happy bidding!