Jobs & Internships | Jan. 25th – Jan. 31st

Anthem Press | Spring 2018 International Publishing Internship

Location: Remote (based out of London)
Position: Internship
Experience: Entry-level

Anthem Press is an “independent publishing house with a strong international focus, pioneering a distinctive approach to the publishing of innovative academic research, educational material and reference works in established and emerging fields.” With their headquarters based in London, it publishes print books and e-books that are peer reviewed and  noticed by field authorities within the humanities and social sciences. Continue reading “Jobs & Internships | Jan. 25th – Jan. 31st”

Fall Internship Opportunity!


Emma Sweeney Agency is interested in a bright, ambitious intern looking to gain experience in the publishing world. This job will be a mixture of research, bookkeeping, manuscript appraisal, and various other tasks that come up on a daily basis. While this is an unpaid, part-time position, they are willing to work with your school to arrange for the awarding of school credit. They are looking for a student who can commit to 8-10 hours a week.

Emma Sweeney Agency LLC was formed in 2006 and is a boutique literary agency based in New York City. They’ve had four New York Times bestsellers, including Water for Elephants, Ape House, Making Rounds with Oscar, and The Joy of Living. Their authors have won The Booker Prize and the American Book Award, been short-listed for the National Book Award and the Orange Prize, and are the recipients of NEA grants and Rhodes scholarships. They specialize in general fiction, historical fiction, and narrative nonfiction projects including memoir, history, science, and religion. They work with co-agents in every territory, from the UK and Australia to Germany, Spain, France, Italy, eastern Europe, and Asia, and make dozens of foreign rights sales (as well as audio and first serial sales) for their clients every year.

If interested in this internship opportunity, email your resume and cover to Noah Ballard at noah@emmasweeneyagency.com. Please copy (CC) Professor Denning at jkinneydenning@pace.edu.

Literary Agency Job Opportunity!

The Susan Golomb Literary Agency, a premier boutique literary agency, seeks an assistant with 1-3 years publishing experience. The candidate should be a motivated, extremely well-organized, and detail-oriented self-starter and have excellent writing and computer skills. Editorial or agency experience critically evaluating fiction and non-fiction work is necessary, as well as a love of books and a strong interest in the publishing business.

The Susan Golomb Literary Agency represents clients which include National Book Award winners, Jonathan Franzen and William T. Vollmann, as well as several New York Times and national bestselling authors, including Tom Rachman, Rachel Kushner, and Harry S. Dent. SGLA’s list includes literary and up-market commercial fiction, narrative nonfiction, memoir, business, current events, and select prescriptive.

Duties include clerical work (i.e. answering the phone, filing, sorting mail), editing, drafting correspondence, reading submissions from potential clients, writing reader’s reports, research, and comprehensive office administration.

This is an excellent opportunity, with growth potential, to learn about all aspects of publishing (how books are discovered, polished, sold, and brought to market).

If you are interested in this job position, please send your resume and cover letter to hiring@sgolombagency.com. Please copy (CC) Professor Denning at  jkinneydenning@pace.edu.

Remote Internship Opportunity!

Are you interested in getting experience reading manuscripts and writing reader reports for a literary agent? This is a wonderful opportunity for anyone who is interested in working remotely on this specific aspect of the agenting process.

Jennifer De Chiara, of The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency, is looking for an intern who can read at least one full manuscript each week. After completing the manuscript, the intern would write up a reader’s report, comprised of a few paragraphs describing why the manuscript is good or is not good as well as his or her recommendation. The manuscripts would be mostly YA and some adult, including genre fiction. A sample reader’s report, demonstrating Jennifer’s expectations, will be provided. Please indicate if the candidate is interested in working as an agent or editor in the future. Although this interest is not a requirement, it is preferable.

If you are interested, please e-mail your resume and letter of interest to Professor Denning at jkinneydenning@pace.edu to be considered for this position.