Jobs for Writers

Asmodee Entertainment Limited

Editor, Aconyte Books

Nottingham, UK
posted 
7.7.20

Do you want to be part of an exciting new fiction publishing imprint? Do the worlds of video games, comic books, and board games get you excited? Are you in love with fantasy novels and the wonderful stories they can tell? At Asmodee Entertainment we are looking for a stand-out candidate to join the Aconyte Books team, as we expand our ranges of immersive tie-in novels set in these genres.

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The University of Scranton

Visiting Assistant Professor (One Year) - Department of English & Theatre

Scranton
PA
posted 
7.7.20

The University of Scranton is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory employment and educational environment. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

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Lucky Jefferson

Fall 2020 Literary Illustrator Internship (Remote)

Washington
DC
posted 
7.6.20

Literary Illustrator Interns receive hands-on practical experience in illustration for publishing and working with published works for a small literary journal. Interns are encouraged to explore projects and illustrating different forms of writing creatively while approaching the conceptualization and art-making process with the tools gained in school.

Who we look for:

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Radish Fiction

Content Acquisitions Intern

New York
NY
posted 
7.2.20

Radish Fiction, a mobile app for serialized fiction, seeks a Content Acquisitions Intern to assist the Acquisitions team. Radish is a quickly growing company that distributes and produces fiction in bite-sized episodes for an audience who reads primarily on their phones.

The Content Acqusitions Intern will help the team identify valuable content for the app, prospect potential acquisitions, review submissions, edit stories for format (cliffhangers, hooks, chapter breaks, etc.), upload content, draft agreements, send pitches, negotiate content, and other day to day tasks.

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Poets & Writers

Assistant Web Editor

New York
NY
posted 
7.2.20

The assistant web editor is an integral part of the team responsible for developing and maintaining Poets & Writers’ website (pw.org), which attracts more than 1.5 million unique visitors per year and is the creative writer’s primary online source for information and advice. Responsibilities include maintaining a variety of databases, producing select web content, participating in the development of new online resources, and conducting related research. This is a full-time position in our New York City office.

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Poets & Writers

Advertising Assistant

New York
NY
posted 
7.2.20

The advertising assistant is responsible for selling, processing, and formatting all classified advertising and job listings for Poets & Writers Magazine and pw.org. In addition, the advertising assistant works closely with others on the advertising team to prospect new accounts and maintain relationships with clients. This is a full-time position in our New York City office. (Note: Will initially require working remotely; we anticipate returning to our offices later this year.) Benefits include health insurance, paid time off, and more.

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Mascot Books

Production Editor

Herndon
VA
posted 
6.30.20

Mascot Books is a full-service hybrid publisher dedicated to helping authors professionally create a high quality printed or digital book that matches their vision. With comprehensive editorial, design, production, marketing, and distribution services, our authors have the support of an experienced publishing team.

We're seeking a production editor who is comfortable taking on new challenges and has a passion for books.

Responsibilities:

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Publishers Weekly

Freelance Reviewers

New York
NY
posted 
6.30.20

Call for Reviewers

Publishers Weekly, the international news platform of the book publishing industry, is looking for experienced freelance book reviewers who can comfortably handle books in the following subject areas:

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Lucky Jefferson

Editorial Internship

Washington
DC
posted 
6.30.20

Interning at Lucky Jefferson:

Editorial Interns receive hands-on practical experience in managing content for a small literary journal. Interns are encouraged to explore copy-editing, fact-checking, the creation of blog content, issue development, and the support of emerging writers.

Who we look for:

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McNally Jackson Books - Nolita Location

Assistant Manager

New York
NY
posted 
6.30.20

McNally Jackson Books Nolita location is hiring a full-time assistant manager. As an assistant manager, the primary responsibilities include bookseller shift and floor management, as well as book stock management. Book stock management includes overstock and quantity boxes, front table management, and replenishment of windows and displays stock. Duties also include supply ordering: stickers, bags, and office supplies.

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Mass Poetry

Development Assistant Internship

Boston
MA
posted 
6.29.20

Mass Poetry seeks a Development Assistant Intern for the Fall 2020 semester (September–December) to supports the Executive Director with Mass Poetry's fundraising efforts. This role has an August start date and has the possibility to extend beyond the Fall 2020 semester. The position requires approximately 5–8 hours per week. A stipend of $350/month is provided. 

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Chicago Poetry Center

Programs Manager

Chicago
IL
posted 
6.29.20

Mission
The Chicago Poetry Center’s mission is  to connect people with poetry, equitably engage poets with communities, and foster creativity and literacy in schools. We do this work through education programming across Chicago, public poetry events, and special projects and online resources.

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Mass Poetry

Program Assistant Internship

Boston
MA
posted 
6.29.20

Mass Poetry seeks a Program Assistant Intern for the Fall 2020 semester (September–December) to support the Education Director in their work. This role has an August start date and has the possibility to extend beyond the Fall 2020 semester. The position requires approximately 10–12 hours per week. A stipend of $350/month is provided. 

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Scarsdale Publishing

Experienced Fiction Editor

posted 
6.26.20

Scarsdale Publishing seeks an experienced fiction editor to build their Prizma imprint. Books written by people of color about people of color. Experience with novel length fiction by people of color required.

Collegiate classes involving ethnic minorities and diverse cultures a plus.

Editor must be a self-starter who can work remotely and meet deadlines. Content and developmental editing experience a must. Courses/education in creative writing technique a plus. Proofreading a plus.

Editor will:

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Scarsdale Publishing

Experienced Historical Romance Fiction Editor

posted 
6.24.20

Scarsdale Publishing seeks an experienced historical romance fiction editor for ongoing projects. Experience with novel length Regency romance a must. Editor must be self-starter who can work remotely and meet deadlines. Content and developmental editing experience a must. Courses/education in creative writing technique a plus. Proofreading a plus.

Editor will:

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Asian American Writers' Workshop (AAWW)

Digital Communications Manager

New York
NY
posted 
6.23.20

The AAWW seeks a Digital Communications Manager - a talented and committed digital professional who will be responsible for creating and implementing the Workshop's digital presence, including oversight of the website and social media channels. This position will report to the Executive Director.


Main Responsibilities:

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Asian American Writers' Workshop (AAWW)

Programs Manager

New York
NY
posted 
6.23.20

The AAWW seeks a Programs Manager - a critical member of the senior leadership team who will be responsible for conceptualizing and executing the Workshop's overall programming strategy. This position will report to the Executive Director.


Main Responsibilities:

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Wesleyan University

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Creative Writing—Fiction, Department of English

Middletown
CT
posted 
6.23.20

The Department of English at Wesleyan University seeks a fiction writer for a tenure track Assistant, Associate, or Professor position to begin on July 1, 2021. Candidates should have at least an MFA or its equivalent in Creative Writing or a related field, as well as teaching experience. Teaching responsibilities will include two courses per semester in introductory through advanced workshops as well as some literature courses.

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The Center for Fiction

Booksellers

Brooklyn
NY
posted 
6.17.20

The Center for Fiction is looking for part-time booksellers to join the team at the Center's bookstore as we reopen after quarantine. This job will be approximately 20 hours a week, and duties will include: helping customers, organizing and shelving books, assisting the management with inventory tasks (receiving, returns, etc.) and, of course, selling books. Other basic bookstore duties will apply.

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The Watering Hole Poetry Org.

Grant Writer, Part-Time, Remote

Columbia
SC
posted 
6.10.20

Urgently Seeking Candidates

Based in South Carolina, The Watering Hole is a young poetry nonprofit (since 2013) that builds poetry education resources. Our goal is to equalize inequalities related to literary arts education and resources, with a particular focus on Southern writers and readers of color. We are a small office of remote-working volunteers, in the process of developing our core team of paid employees. This position is one which the hired candidate would play a key role in shaping. We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.

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Sourcebooks, Inc

Marketing Specialist

Naperville
IL
posted 
6.9.20

Want to create meaningful impact and achieve really big things?

Sourcebooks is a leading entrepreneurial company seeking impact players and difference makers, and we are on the hung for a talented Marketing Specialist to join our rapidly expanding children's eCommerce team.

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