WordSmitten Media, Inc.

Book Festival Manager (Part-time position)

WordSmitten turns 20 in 2019 and to celebrate, we are opening our office in the hills of North Florida in the historic town of Quincy, Florida. And, we are partnering with AuthorsGuild.org for this and other author readings and workshops. For more than 20 years, we have hosted authors, readings, and writing conferences.

We are seeking a professional manager to organize author events, fun side trips, and manage our volunteers for the festival (details below). Please send a one-page cover letter and your CV or resume to HR, WordSmitten Media, Inc., P.O. Box 66854, St. Pete Beach, FL 33736-6854. This is a paid, part-time position, beginning July 1 and ending January 15.

The festival is held in Quincy, Florida and requires an individual who resides in the Tallahassee (North Florida) region. This event benefits literacy programs in North Florida and our confirmed faculty/speakers (as of June 1) include:

Professor Janet Burroway (Emerita, FSU)

Journalist Ben Montgomery (Grandma Gatewood’s Walk)

LitMagazine Editor Noon & NYC author Christine Schutte

Author Jennifer Lieberman (UNorth Florida)

Journalist and Editor Kate Sullivan (WordSmitten)

Journalist and NYC Author Charles Salzberg

Literary Agent Denise Shannon

Special Guests:

NPR Host and Podcast Producer Dan Klefstad

Intellectual Property /Copyright Attorney William Hollimon

·      Author Panels

·      Writing Workshops

·      Book Publishing Tips

·      Meet Literary Agents and Publishing Executives

·      Develop your Podcast 

·      Five Senses in the Forest (Hike with author Ben Montgomery)

WordSmitten Media, Inc.
P. O. Box 66854
St. Pete Beach, FL 33736-6854
Offices in St. Petersburg, FL and Quincy, FL
No phone calls, please. 

Contact Information

Kate Sullivan, Executive Editor
P. O. Box 66854
St. Pete Beach
Contact Phone: 
(800) 727-6214 x101
Contact e-mail: