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PI Courses: Non-Fiction Editing with Fergal Tobin

Venue: Dublin Chamber of Commerce, 7 Clare Street, Dublin 2

Date: 13th September 2016


Controlling the tone, helping the author with source attribution, translating academic concepts for popular audiences and, of course, maintaining accuracy and consistency are just some of the pitfalls inherent in editing non-fiction. Having been publishing  director for Gill & Macmillan since 1994 until his recent retirement, Fergal Tobin has published over 2,000 titles including David McWilliams’ The Pope’s Children; Frank McDonald’s ground-breaking manifesto The Destruction of Dublin, Mary O’Rourke’s best-selling memoir Just Mary, Fintan O’Toole’s Irish Times Book of the Century; and, just recently, The Best of Miriam Lord published by the Irish Times under his new publishing role at the paper as Consultant Editor.

How Much? €50 (members)/ €75 (associate members) / €100 (non-members) / €45 (students)
To book your place on this course, email or call +353 1 6794868 (Please note that all courses with Publishing Ireland must be paid for in advance. Cancellation may be refunded up to 2 weeks before the course begins.)

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