Crab Creek Review


Crab Creek Review is seeking an editor-in-chief to run operations for a twice-yearly print publication. We are looking for a creative, self-directed, Seattle-based editor with managerial skills to direct and supervise all aspects of publishing, design, recordkeeping, and editorial responsibilities. 

All staff positions are volunteer, and include Editor-in-Chief (current EIC Jenifer Lawrence is stepping down at the end of 2019), our managing editor (Julia Hands, currently filling in as interim co-editor-in-chief), poetry editor, fiction editor, nonfiction editor, assistant poetry and fiction editors, and editorial assistants. 

Specific duties may be determined and shared between co-editors, as mutually agreed. Additional information available upon request. Please send letter of interest and qualifications to Position open until filled.

Our hard-working, dedicated, fun-loving editorial team includes, in addition to the EIC and managing editor:

Poetry: Laura Read, editor, and David J. Daniels, Linda Malnack, and Wesley Morrow, assistant editors.

Fiction: Chris Maccini, editor, and Elizabeth Kaye Cook, assistant editor.

Creative nonfiction: Rukhsar Palla, editor.

Graphic design: Tom McDonald (2016–2019; see call for graphic designer).

Crab Creek Review (ISSN 07308-7008) is a Seattle literary journal, published continuously since 1983. A registered nonprofit company, we are a feminist, inclusive, diverse, woman-run journal, publishing two perfect-bound, 100-page print issues annually. Each issue features original poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. Crab Creek Review maintains a website and social media presence, and features work from each issue on our blog. We are proud to promote Pacific Northwest artists by featuring PNW artwork on our covers. We are a media sponsor for Seattle Arts and Lectures, where we enjoy complimentary tickets to the poetry series events. Crab Creek Review authors include established and emerging poets and writers, and also first-time authors. We are pleased to have published poets and writers who have been featured in Best American Poetry, Best of the Net, and other prominent anthologies, and who have won awards including the National Book Award, Backwaters Prize for Poetry, the Laux/Millar Prize, the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry, the Perugia Press Poetry Prize, and the Marsh Hawk Press Poetry Prize, among others.

Contact Information

Jenifer Lawrence, Editor-in-Chief
PO Box 1682
Contact Phone: 
(360) 620-2247