Jobs with Publishers

We list job openings with the independent literary magazines and publishers that are members of CLMP and other literary colleagues.

If you’re a CLMP Member and you’d like us to feature your job opening, email us at [email protected].


Carve Magazine is seeking a part-time Features Editor to work closely with the editor-in-chief, managing editors, genre editors, contributing editors, reading team, and contributors to ensure all non-literature features (interviews, illustrations, Decline/Accept, and One to Watch) for the magazine and Q&As for the blog are delegated, conducted, edited, and published in a timely manner each quarter. This position is paid a flat stipend per issue and is expected to average 5 hours/week for 8 week periods. Learn more and apply by September 28.



The Common is seeking an Interviews Editor to organize and edit a monthly interview feature for The Common Online. Duties will include developing a group of reliable and diverse interviewers, identifying writers to be interviewed, editing interviews, and facilitating the contract process. A biannual honorarium is available for this position. Learn more.



Restless Books is seeking a three-quarter-time Production Manager to coordinate print and digital production for 12-15 titles per year and to manage title information for the frontlist and backlist. The Production Manager will work closely with the Restless staff as well as freelancers and outside vendors. Candidates must be detail-driven, experienced in coordinating and meeting deadlines, and able to work independently as well as in a team environment. To Apply: Send a resume and a cover letter detailing your interest in the Restless Books Production Manager position to Editor and Marketing Director Nathan Rostron: [email protected] Learn more.


POSTED JULY 27, 2020

Applications for Black Mountain Institute’s Shearing Fellowships for the 2021-22 academic year open Friday, July 31.

For emerging and distinguished writers who have published at least one book with a trade or literary press, this fellowship includes a stipend of $20,000 paid over a four-month period; a semester-long letter of appointment; eligibility for health coverage; office space in the BMI offices on the campus of UNLV; free housing (fellows cover some utilities) in a unique and vibrant arts complex in the bustling district of downtown Las Vegas—home to The Writer’s Block, our city’s beloved independent bookstore; and recognition in BMI’s literature, and on The Believer’s masthead, as a “Shearing Fellow.”

Fellows will join a thriving community of creative writers and artists in Las Vegas. Previous fellows include Hanif AbudrraqibKristen ArnettTayari JonesLisa KoClaire Vaye Watkins, and many others.

The application period closes at midnight PST on November 1st. Learn more.