Rough Drafft

Associate Editor (Remote)

Founded by a literary agent, Rough Drafft is a manuscript evaluation agency dedicated to providing authentic and thoughtful literary commentary to authors on their completed manuscripts. Inspired by our passion for editorial progress and built on values of integrity, diligence, and literary excellence, Rough Drafft is an outlet for authors who seek professional feedback on their manuscripts in pursuit of finding a literary home. Rough Drafft is considering applications for a remote editor. Responsibilities include reading manuscripts and crafting editorial evaluations. This is a project-by-project, commission-based position.


  • Publishing experience a must
  • Outstanding reading comprehension and writing skills
  • A wide knowledge of the publishing marketplace
  • Careful attention to detail
  • Efficient communication
  • A friendly demeanor

How to Apply: Please send resume, cover letter, and writing sample (preferably a readers report, literary essay, or manuscript evaluation) by email to, marking EDITOR in the subject line. As a reminder, there are two f's in Rough Drafft. 

Contact Information

Connor Eck, Founder & CEO
Rough Drafft
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