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We are now accepting applications a full-time Publicist on a rolling basis until September 12. See below for more information.

The application period for the annual Citizen Literary Fellowship is now closed. Upcoming term of the program will be February 2022 through November 2022.

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Jobs

Graywolf Press seeks an energetic, dedicated, and creative person with at least two years of publicity experience for the position of PublicistThis position serves as publicist for four to five titles per season, with a particular focus on poetry and works in translation. The Publicist will lead media outreach for their assigned titles, as well as the planning and logistics for author tours. The ideal candidate for this job has at least two years of experience working as a book publicist with a publishing house.

Internships

Graywolf will not have any Fall 2021 interns as we make changes to the internship program. We expect to open for internship applications in October 2021 for internships beginning in January 2022.

Citizen Literary Fellowship

The Citizen Literary Fellowship is grounded in our belief that while diversity in the books and authors we publish is vital, it is equally important that the people publishing these books reflect that diversity. The fellowship is intended to attract candidates who otherwise would not have access to publishing, and to therefore increase the diversity and inclusivity of the industry.

Throughout the year, the fellow will receive active coaching and encouragement from the whole Graywolf team. Our hope is that this fellowship will serve as a doorway to a successful career in publishing or a related literary field.

It is a part-time (24 hours per week), non-exempt, ten-month position starting in February 2021. Compensation includes $25,000 (paid twice monthly as regular wages), paid time off, and health and dental insurance.

The 2021 Citizen Literary Fellowship will extend from February through November 2021, and the fellow will work remotely. The application period is now closed. We hope to fill the position and notify all applicants by Friday January 15. 


Opportunity Summary

The Citizen Literary Fellowship is a paid, comprehensive ten-month fellowship designed to support a person who is interested in learning more about the publishing industry through an introductory, hands-on experience. Through substantial project-based work in the editorial and marketing/publicity departments, the fellow will gain a broad base in publishing and be prepared to launch or further a career in the field. We are flexible regarding the educational background of the candidate, but this position is not intended for those attending school full time.

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Key Responsibilities

The fellow will work closely with senior staff in both the editorial and the marketing/publicity departments as they follow new and forthcoming books through every stage of the publication cycle. In addition to attending virtual events and participating in remote meetings as a member of the staff, the fellow will also have an active role in Graywolf’s outreach efforts. When appropriate, we will tailor activities to align with a fellow’s particular interests and skills.

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Preferred Attributes and Experience

We are looking for a motivated, creative, and enthusiastic candidate with the following attributes:

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