West 10th is now accepting applications for its 2012-2013 editorial board! The following positions are available:
Assistant Poetry Editor
Assistant Prose Editor
The prose and poetry boards are responsible for reading all the submissions over winter break. We will then meet to discuss the submissions and decide which pieces to publish. Members will also be expected to help with distribution, calls for submissions, and blog writing. You do not need to have taken any creative writing classes to apply for these positions! Feel free to attach a brief writing sample of up to 3 poems and 3,000 words of prose with your application. Download the application here.
Art Editor–We are looking for 2-3 visual artists to help judge our art submissions. You may submit a portfolio of up to 6 images with your application. Download the application here.
Copy-Editor –We are looking to add a team of dedicated copyeditors to the editorial board. This group of editors will be responsible for reading through the entire magazine before we send it off to press. Applicants should download and complete the brief copy-editing test and send it in with their applications. *Copyediting applications deadline is May 14th*
Feel free to apply to as many positions as you want! Applications should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by/on May 6th! Please contact us if you have any questions.
N.B. Please do not apply to the editorial board if you will be graduating in December 2012. This is a full-year commitment.
Some people have been asking “I’m studying abroad for a semester next year, can I still apply?!” To which our response is “Yes!” — Keep the applications coming!