Poetry Study Guide Writer (Remote) is a fast-growing academic study guide website that helps students, teachers, and everyday readers understand a variety of literary works from diverse genres and across multiple reading levels, from middle grade to adult. Our study guides are authoritative and comprehensive, written by seasoned teachers, professors, and advanced-degree holders with years of experience in their fields—including literature, poetry, classics, theology, and philosophy.

Our ideal candidate for Poetry Study Guide Writer is someone with a passion for studying poetry of all types and the ability to summarize and analyze the underworkings of verse. We're looking to develop long-term relationships with writers who want to contribute to a growing team.

About the study guides:

  • A typical poetry study guide is at least 5,000 words.
  • Guides include standard sections, such as: Poem Summary and Analysis, Contextual Analysis, Literary Devices, Themes, Symbols and Motifs, and Further Reading & Resources.
  • Poetry titles we've covered: "Ozymandias" (Percy Bysshe Shelley); "We Real Cool" (Gwendolyn Brooks); and "An American Sunrise" (Joy Harjo).

About the job:

  • Writers typically complete 2 poetry study guides per month, or 15-20 per year.
  • We offer competitive compensation and prompt payment.
  • We offer steady, long-term, and flexible freelance work.

Your qualifications:

  • Excellent writing skills
  • Experience working on deadline
  • Experience with literary analysis and academic writing
  • Advanced degree in the humanities
  • Teaching experience in your discipline is a huge plus

SuperSummary supports workplace diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, national origin, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, or any other protected class.

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Contact Information

Kimberly R. Gilbert, Managing Editor
Contact Phone: 
(855) 953-2122
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