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We are currently seeking a Non-Fiction Editor. See details below.

Non-Fiction Editor

FIYAH Literary Magazine is seeking a non-fiction editor to join our award-winning staff! This is a new position, so the Non-Fiction Editor will be provided the support to mold the processes related to the department. Non-fiction content would relate to the craft, history and/or analysis of Black speculative fiction and fandom. The position pays $400 per issue plus a $200 bonus per year on staff, and can be performed remotely.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Solicit or otherwise acquire up to two (2) works of non-fiction for publication in each quarterly issue
  • Provide necessary edits in accordance with FIYAH’s stylesheet, policies, budget, and standards of quality
  • Issue and secure contracts for contributors
  • Adhere to publication deadlines
  • Attend bi-monthly virtual meetings with the team 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

The aspiring non-fiction editor should have:

  • 2+ years editorial experience
  • A familiarity/proficiency with American English and AAVE standards of written expression 
  • A working knowledge of genre topics and content across all mediums as they relate to Black creators
  • A thorough familiarity with FIYAH, our goals, and mission statement

 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Please complete the form below by [date] and include 2-3 clippings or links to pieces you’ve edited elsewhere. Applications close December 31st.

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