Bill Walsh, American author and newspaper editor, Died at 55


William F. “Bill” Walsh was born on December 20, 1961, in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, and died on March 15, 2017.

He was a copy editor at The Washington Post.

Walsh spoke on copy editing and was a regular presenter at annual conferences of the American Copy Editors Society.

Bill books include Lapsing into a Comma (2000); The Elephants of Style (2004); and Yes, I Could Care Less (2013).

He also worked on the Slot, a website for copy editors that he founded in August 1995.

He died in Arlington, Virginia.

Bill Walsh passed away at 55 years old.