The Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP) is a professional organisation based in the UK for editors and proofreaders – the people who strive to make text accurate and readable.
Looking for an editor or proofreader?
The Directory of Editorial Services provides contact information for around 600 SfEP members, plus details of the skills, subjects and services they offer. Find an editor or proofreader now.
Conference booking now open
Join us at Aston University, Birmingham, from 10 to 12 September for the SfEP conference and AGM. The conference is an opportunity to explore new skills and ideas while networking and socialising with editorial colleagues.
Speakers include the author, editor and director of the National Academy of Writing Richard Beard and the linguist, and now honorary president of the SfEP, David Crystal.
Conference booking is open until 8 July.
Mentoring in fiction editing
One-to-one training in fiction? Now it's a fact, for SfEP members at all levels.
Whether you are a professional member wanting to extend your skills and judgement in fiction editing, or an improver wanting to practise what you've learnt in the Introduction to Fiction Editing course, you can work with your own experienced mentor in fiction editing and proofreading.
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