We are looking for a first reader to join our editorial team. It’s a non-paying job, but you will gain valuable experience in this exciting field of magazine publishing.
Love of flash fiction
Good critiquing skills
Broadband connection at home
Availability to read 20-30 500-word or shorter stories a week (no critiquing is necessary)
Good communication skills
Light computer skills
An ability to promote the magazine on the social media
Everything at Vestal Review is done on Submittable and we communicate via email. No travel is required. The first reader reads and evaluates the submissions according to the schedule and makes recommendations to the senior editors.
Mark Budman and Sue O’Neill, editors
Apply to email@example.com. Put “first reader application” on the subject line, please.
Please attach your bio and a short explanation on why do you want to work with us.
Update 4/7/16: We are pleased to announce our two new readers: Hillary Leftwich and Eileen Granfors. Welcome aboard, ladies.