7.30p.m.-9.00p.m. Hamilton room, Central Branch, Hamilton Public Library
G. W. Down is a poet, lyricist, editor and business consultant who lives in Hamilton, Ontario. He has edited more than twenty books of fiction, non-fiction and poetry. He has also been Editor-in-chief of the Tower Poetry Society since 2012, and is a partner in The Book Band, a company which does marketing, distribution and promotion for Canadian publishers.
After graduating with a BA in History (McMaster) and obtaining a teacher’s certificate from Hamilton Teacher’s College, Trudi worked at McMaster University library, first in the book selection/book ordering section, and then as Head of the Circulation Department at Mills Memorial Library. These experiences provided her with excellent writing, editing, research and proofreading skills. She founded The Corporate Word over 25 years ago to offer writing, editing and proofreading services. Currently, Trudi copyedits research articles for online American and Canadian medical journals.