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MAYDAY seeks applicants for the volunteer part-time positions of Production Editors and Poetry Editors

We invite applications for Production Editors and Poetry Editors until the positions are filled.

We will begin scheduling interviews on December 16, 2022.

PRODUCTION EDITORS: As an integral part of the managing editor’s office, production editors are responsible for layout and formatting of all content prior to posting at MAYDAY. In addition to an interest in literary publishing, strong applicants might also have experience with digital journalism, publishing, and/or proofing or editing copy. MAYDAY is published on WordPress, so experience with this platform will be helpful, but it’s not prohibitively difficult to learn, either. We provide staff training and ongoing support. Familiarity with the Chicago Manual of Style will also be helpful, though it is also not an immediate requirement.

POETRY EDITORS: In addition to reading submissions and selecting work for publication, poetry editors will be encouraged to solicit work for the magazine and help develop various feature series and ongoing projects in collaboration with other editors on staff. Ideal candidates for the poetry editor positions may or may not have an educational background in writing or literary studies, but should have experience publishing their own work and/or editing the work of others.

Join the West Trade Review Team

Literary nonprofit journal West Trade Review is seeking to fill two editorial positions: Associated Fiction Editor and Reviews Editor. Please do note that all staff are volunteers.

Our mission is to perpetuate the work of artists both well known and yet-to-be-known, simultaneously enriching our world through the written word and visual arts. We strive to reflect diversity in style, content and perspective throughout prose, poetry, photography and other artwork.

Our focus is to simply present to you the best art possible by both emerging and established creative minds.

If you resonate their mission, please consider applying. Work for all positions is completed remotely. Training provided if needed (in some cases).

Find full information on the positions here.

Open Editorial Positions Available at MAYDAY

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magazine-news-MAYDAYEditorialPositionsAfter a year of rigorous expansion, online literary magazine MAYDAY seeks to share its updated format and expanded vision with new audiences. To do this, they are expanding and diversifying their editorial staff to include new intellectual and cultural backgrounds, experiences, perspectives, and points of view.

MAYDAY is a volunteer organization composed entirely of unpaid volunteers who can work anywhere in the world as long as there is an internet connection.

They are open to applications for production editors, social media editors, culture editors, translation editors, and visual arts editors through October 15, 2021.

Take a look at their redesigned site and content and consider joining their team. View the PDF for more information.

Job Opening :: Ruminate Seeks Editor

Ruminate is currently seeking an editor! Founded in 2006, Ruminate is dedicated to “cultivating authenticity through nourishing conversations while spiritually sustaining life together through action and art.” Besides the award-winning quarterly literary magazine, they also have the online publication The Waking and serve the local and broader community with online and in person events.

They seek an editor who will uphold their mission of supporting their community of artists, seekers, and readers seeking spiritually nourishing conversations as well as one who can expand the range of editorial and contributor voices to “reflect a growing and changing audience” and help them grow beyond their original roots in the Christian community.

Learn more about this opportunity here.

Call :: Leaping Clear Editorial Opening

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Leaping Clear, www.leapingclear.org, is looking for an editor to join the volunteer editorial team. We’re all practicing artists with dedicated meditative/contemplative practices and welcome someone who shares these activities. Social media experience and good communication skills are essential. For details on stipend and work specifics, please contact [email protected], with Editor, NewPages in subject line.


Call :: Hey, I’m Alive Issue 4

Hey, I’m Alive Magazine is a literary magazine that aims to collect each and every unique experience of being alive. The experiences and stories of Black people have been consistently ignored and erased when they should be amplified and celebrated. Hey, I’m Alive Magazine is proud to accept and share the work of Black artists, and would like to provide issue 4, the Black August edition, as a space for Black creators exclusively. For this issue, we are also looking for editors and a cover artist from the Black community. Editors will be paid for their work. Submissions close September 15, reach out for more information before then!

MAYDAY Magazine Open Editorial Positions

After more than ten years of publishing literary fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and works in translation for an international readership, MAYDAY Magazine is relaunching with a new format and expanded editorial vision.

To help shape the online magazine’s new identity, MAYDAY is expanding and diversifying its editorial staff to include new backgrounds, experiences, perspectives, and points of view. Editors at MAYDAY Magazine work remotely and can live anywhere there’s an internet connection.

We invite applications to be submitted by July 31, 2020 for the following editorial positions:

  • Two fiction editors
  • One poetry editor
  • Two nonfiction editors
  • One culture editor
  • One visual art editor

Please visit our complete Call for Applications to learn more.