Jobs with Publishers

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

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Graywolf Press seeks a Senior Acquiring Editor responsible for acquiring and editing four to six works of prose a year for the Graywolf list. This position will be focused on cultivating a new generation of writers, and will play an active role in shaping the future of Graywolf’s prose list. Apply here.


Milkweed Editions seeks a Marketing & Publicity Associate, based in Minneapolis, to assist in a range of tasks related to marketing and publicity data management, as well as research to support marketing and publicity campaigns. This individual will also assist with mailings in the warehouse, as well as with direct sales fulfillment. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to managing data in Salesforce, updating and adding content to, copyediting marketing and publicity documents and content, and assisting in management for promotional projects. Applications to the position will close on December 4, 2020.


The Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing at Arizona State University is seeking a Coordinator of Educational Programs to administrate and develop classes, workshops, and other engagements with the community. Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and three years of related experience. Experience with creative writing, Canvas, and higher education is preferred. Salary range $34,400 – $43,000 DOE. To apply, visit and search by job title “Coordinator of Educational Programs” or requisition number “64051BR”. You can also view the full job description here. Applications to the position will close Monday, November 30, 2020.


Shenandoah is seeking applicants to The Shenandoah Fellowship for BIPOC Editors. Through this editorial fellowship, Shenandoah is committed to expanding the roster of people they work with and to discovering new BIPOC voices to amplify and empower. Selected fellows will receive a $1000 honorarium and will curate a selection of published work in a genre of their choosing for a single issue of Shenandoah, working with the Shenandoah staff to guide the work to publication. This opportunity will give fellows the chance to learn about all aspects of a small literary publisher and forge connections with peers and potential future employers in the industry and in academia. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis beginning November 1.


The University of Iowa, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (CLAS), is seeking a Managing Editor for The Iowa Review at 100% appointment in the Department of English. The Managing Editor will manage publication of the literary journal The Iowa Review (TIR), including editing manuscripts, supervising design and production, budgeting, supervising staff and interns, and working with staff to coordinate website, social media, and other publicity efforts. Salary for 100% time position will be $55,000-60,000. For additional job details and to apply visit and access requisition #20003799.