Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Bill Walsh, a Washington Post copy editor who wrote three irreverent books about his craft, noting evolutions and devolutions of language, the indispensability of hyphens and his hostility toward semicolons, and distinctions - for the sake of clarity - between Playboy Playmates and Playboy Bunnies, died March 15 at a hospice center in Arlington, Va. He was 55.
Read the full Washington Post obituary
ACES is establishing a Bill Walsh Scholarship to support students interested in a career in news editing.
Donate to the ACES Bill Walsh Scholarship
(Note from the Mrs.: Thank you to all who have sent messages of condolences. It has been heartbreaking to lose Bill, but the genuine outpouring to his death has been a source of tremendous comfort.)
Posted by Bill at 5:12 PM