Poetry Editor Search


Friends Journal is seeking a new poetry editor. This is an unpaid volunteer position, with an expectation of 10–15 hours/month. The candidate will work remotely.

Qualifications include: a passion for poetry; a familiarity with Friends Journal and its audience; a deep knowledge of current trends in poetry; project management skills.

Roles of the poetry editor:

  • Works with Friends Journal editorial staff to evaluate submitted poetry and makes decisions on which poems to publish. We receive about 100 submissions a year.
  • Using Submittable, corresponds with poets about accepted and rejected poems in a timely manner.

Submit your application via Submittable, the online platform FJ uses to manage submissions, including poetry.

Apply here: https://friendsjournal.submittable.com/submit/67e73ebc-aeed-4676–89f0-27d76854f1d0/news-editor-search

Deadline: November 18, 2019.


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