Call for Editors

Editor Applications are now open!

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Deadline to apply: 11:59 P.M. Monday, December 10, 2018

Position Details:

Substantive Editor: A Substantive Editor is primarily concerned with the development of a story. No matter how hard an author has worked on a story, or how perfect they think it might be, there are always improvements that can be made. It is the Substantive Editor’s job to guide the author through this process of revision. Depending on the needs of the story, Substantive Editors might choose to focus on any number of aspects of the story that will turn the story into the best version of itself. Substantive Editors always have to remember to balance the goals and wishes of the author with the needs of the audience.

The working period for this position is January 2019 through April 2019.

Copy Editor: A Copy Editor is responsible for reviewing content for spelling, grammar, punctuation, usage, syntax, and format according to the parameters outlined in the The Bolo Tie Collective Style Guide.

The working period for this position is May 2019 through June 2019.       

Poetry Editor: A Poetry Editor is primarily concerned with the refinement of a poem.  Depending on the needs of the poem, Poetry Editors might choose to focus on any number of aspects of the poem in order to clarify the meaning and emotion that the poet is trying to impart through their poem. It is the Poetry Editor’s job to guide the author through this process of revision.

The working period for this position is January 2019 through April 2019.

To apply, email us at bolotiesubmissions@gmail.com telling us which editing position(s) you are interested in applying for. Once we have received your email, we will send you an Editor Application Package. You will need to complete this package and return it to us by 11:59 P.M. Monday, December 10, 2018.