Editorial Internship, Sundress Publications

Application Deadline

  • Spring 2018: Monday, November 13, 2017
  • Summer 2018: Monday, April 9, 2018
  • Fall 2018: Friday, August 3, 2018

About Sundress Publications
Sundress Publications is an entirely volunteer-run 501(c)3 nonprofit publishing collective founded in 2000 that hosts a variety of online journals and publishes chapbooks, full-length collections, and literary anthologies in both print and digital formats. Sundress also publishes the annual Best of the Net Anthology, celebrating the best work published online, and the Gone Dark Archives, preserving online journals that have reached the end of their run.

About the Internship
The editorial internship position will run from January to May, 2017 with a chance to be renewed for summer. The editorial intern’s responsibilities can include writing press releases, composing blogs, proofreading manuscripts, helping to run social media sites (Facebook, WordPress, etc.), collating editorial data, and more. The intern may also be responsible for assisting with researching grant opportunities, writing copy, conducting interviews with Sundress authors, and promoting our catalog of titles.

While this is an unpaid internship, all interns will gain real-world experience in the ins and outs of independent publishing with a nationally recognized press while creating a portfolio of work for future employment opportunities. Interns will also be able to attend all workshops at the Sundress Academy for the Arts at cost.

*Applicants are welcome to telecommunicate and therefore are not restricted to living in the Knoxville area.

Preferred qualifications

  • A keen eye for proof-reading
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Knowledge of contemporary literature a plus

To Apply
Please send a resume and a brief cover letter detailing your interest in the position to the Staff Director, Jane Huffman at huffmanATsundresspublicationsDOTcom. Applications are due by December 1st, 2016.

For More Info
Visit our website at www.sundresspublications.com.

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