About the Los Angeles Area Chapter

Welcome to the Los Angeles Area EFA Chapter page. EFA-LA is open to all EFA members in the Los Angeles area. If you fall a little outside the area—from the desert to the sea—consider yourself welcome too.

Our next chapter meeting will be on Thursday, July 25 2:00–3:30 p.m. Pacific. Guest speaker Jamaal D. Pittman will talk about his new book The Copy Editor’s (Life)Style Guide. Part manual, part memoir, his book explores how to navigate the parts of this career that aren’t about grammar, spelling, and punctuation.

Our May chapter meeting was a presentation on the fundamentals of manuscript evaluations by Nadia Geagea Pupa of Píque Publishing, Inc. and the podcast The Editor’s Half Hour.

Other chapter meetings planned for 2024:

For October, we are planning a joint chapter meeting featuring a guest author. Further details will follow as plans are finalized.

Visit our LinkedIn page to find out about chapter updates, spark discussion, make requests, or throw ideas against the wall.


Chapter News

ACES 2024, San Diego

May 13, 2024

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Chapter Events

Office Closed Monday April 8.

The EFA Offices will be closed Monday, April 8, 2024. We will reopen on Tuesday, April 9. Job postings, discussion list subscriptions, and other customer service requests may not be responded to until then.

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