There are two positions in our NYC office:
We need a full-time Assistant Editor to work on our award-winning publication, Poets & Writers Magazine. This will be someone with excellent writing, editing, and communication skills, plus familiarity with the literary community and passion for contemporary literature. Poets & Writers offers a comprehensive benefits package and a great work environment.
In addition, we have extended the deadline for applications for the Online Editorial Fellow to August 15. Fellowships are paid, part-time, temporary positions (September to June), ideal for an MFA student or a recent grad. That said, we welcome applications from all interested candidates. This fellowship will provide experience in the production of online content and the management of a dynamic, highly trafficked website.
Details and Application Instructions Here
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|Upcoming NYC Literary Events|
The summer may be winding down but the readings and literary events are just getting started. Here's a sampling:
Italian American Writers Association Literary Reading will hold a two-hour open mic culminating in Sidewalk Cafe's 28th annual Anti-Folk Festival in the East Village on Saturday, August 10 at 3:30PM.
Sarah Arvio & Ravi Shankar read in the Lunar Walk Poetry Series at the Two Moon Art House & Café in Park Slope, Brooklyn, on Sunday, August 11 at 4PM. Admission is $10 and gets you a free drink. Open Mic!
LOST LIT Writing Workshop is hosting drop-in single sessions for $30 every other Thursday night. The next workshop takes place at Grumpy Bert in Brooklyn, August 22 at 7PM.
Bill Cheng Reads From His New Novel Southern Cross the Dog accompanied by performance poet Tyehimba Jess, vocalist and composer Imani Uzuri, and music journalist Siddhartha Mitter. Hosted by the Asian American Writers' Workshop in Chelsea on Thursday, August 29 at 7PM.
Browse the Literary Events Calendar
Would you like to see your reading listed here? Post it to the Literary Events Calendar and we may feature it in the next NYC Update!
Brooklyn Book Festival is Sunday, September 22 -- Poets & Writers will be there! Check out the terrific list of authors they've lined up and plan to stop by our booth.
Brooklyn Book Festival