Foglifter is looking for an Assistant Fiction Editor for our small, all-volunteer staff. The responsibilities are as follows:
- The Assistant Fiction Editor is responsible for supporting the Managing Fiction Editor in much of their work. They consistently solicit excellent writers for the journal, keeping the Solicitations sheet up to date and organized. They read and rate incoming unsolicited work in accordance with agreed-upon timelines, flagging anything exceptional to the team for early acceptance. They attend and participate in genre decision meetings, and advocate for work they are passionate about. They stay aware of any contests that Foglifter authors might be eligible for and bring those to the attention of the Managing Fiction Editor. They promptly respond to all Foglifter communications and help the rest of the genre team stay efficient and organized.
The estimated time commitment for this role is 2–5 hours per week during reading periods, and 1–2 hours outside of reading periods. It includes a yearly honorarium of $1,500.
Residence is the San Francisco Bay Area is not required, but would be ideal.
Multi-marginalized individuals are encouraged to apply.