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Work for Guernica

Guernica magazine is a volunteer-driven organization and all positions listed below are unpaid.

Guernica is seeking a fiction reader

Guernica is currently accepting applications for a fiction reader. The position is temporary, lasting six months. Reader responsibilities include reading fiction submissions, helping to select stories for publication, corresponding with authors, and posting stories into our WordPress-based CMS. Readers are expected to read between 10-20 submissions per week, make decisions and recommendations on stories, and meet once a month via Skype with the associate fiction editor. Because we are an all-volunteer publication, readers are unpaid.

If you are interested in applying for the readership, please submit a cover letter and résumé to autumn at guernicamag dot com no later than May 6, 2016.

Who We Are

Guernica is an award-winning magazine published twice monthly by an all-volunteer staff. We give equal weight to reportage, polemic, and criticism of domestic and international affairs alongside first-person narrative, fiction, poetry, and visual art from established and emerging artists and authors. Works from the magazine have been selected as Notable Essays for The Best American Essays 2012 and for Best of the Net 2012, and we’re a 2013 Utne Media Awards Nominee for top Social/Cultural Coverage. Contributors come from dozens of countries and write in nearly as many languages. They include acclaimed writers such as Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi, Bei Dao, J. Malcom Garcia, Mark Dowie, Lis Harris, Zadie Smith, Dambisa Moyo, Aleksandar Hemon, Edith Grossman, Tariq Ali, Susie Linfield, Horacio Castellanos Moya, Lorraine Adams, José Saramago, Rivka Galchen, and many others.

Guernica is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. We welcome and encourage applicants of all races, ethnicities, gender and sexual identities, and disability statuses, including people who have been previously incarcerated.