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midnight & indigo – Online teaching position inquiry (Winter 2022/Summer 2023)

Are you a writer, editor, teacher, or aspiring contributor with a knack for instruction and storytelling? If that’s you, we’d love to hear from you. We launched our online class platform in January 2022, focused on offering writing, craft, genre-based, and workshopping classes to writers of all experience levels (beginner, intermediate, advanced). You may view upcoming offerings here.

Our instructors have a wide range of teaching, writing, and experience levels — we encourage you to fill out this form even if you are new to or are looking for teaching experience. We recommend reviewing our published works at for a sense of our content and the writer population we serve. We are currently accepting applications for courses starting between now and November 2023.

We are interested in course proposals based on:

  • Short story writing
  • Novel writing
  • Craft (Character development, plot, dialogue, scene, etc.)
  • Genre-based courses (Speculative, Romance, 
  • Speculative 
  • Essay Writing
  • Editing
  • Book Analysis and discussion (works by Black and POC writers only)
  • Workshopping
  • Also open to your ideas!

All classes will be held via Zoom.

This is a paid opportunity; the per-hour pay scale will be discussed with chosen applicants upon receipt of the query; and based upon curriculum and time commitment. This is a contract, not a salaried position.

Please fill out the form to get started. If you seem like a good fit for our program, we’ll follow up to request additional information within 4-6 weeks. If selected, you will be asked to submit formal course proposal, and participate in a truncated mock class as a component of the interview process.

About the Organization

Founded in 2018, midnight & indigo is a small publisher and literary journal that provides a space for Black women writers to share their narratives with the world. With an emphasis on short fiction and essay writing, we exist to make a meaningful contribution to the rich Black literary tradition while providing a platform to elevate our voices. In addition to its bi-annual print publication, midnight & indigo publishes stories online and facilitates writing classes for Black women writers. We are Black woman-owned.