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Summer Internship

imgresI’m looking for an intern for 15-hours/week for the summer. It would be 5 hours/week at my home office in Long Island, doing light office work, filing, organizing, screening queries, and some Internet research. Then it’s an additional 10 hours/week remotely, where you’ll be reading manuscripts and writing reader reports. I represent authors writing picture books, middle grade, and young adult fiction and nonfiction.

635965435126519311-1983774400_book-01.jpgA strong candidate will love reading children’s literature and be comfortable reading across genres. I can offer a $50/week stipend, plus an endless supply of organic, fair trade coffee (help yourself!). You must like dogs (a lot) because I have two of them. Having a sense of humor is important, because we’ll be sitting next to each other for 5 hours. Before applying, please read my past blog posts, so you can see who I am and what I’m about. And familiarize yourself with my clients’ work, so you can see the kind of people and projects I represent. The position runs from June 6th through August 19th, with the possibility of extending through the fall semester, if it works for both of us.

Send a resume and cover letter to linda@emeraldcityliterary.com by May 23rd.

 

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Publishing Internship

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Associate Agent Linda Epstein at The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency is seeking an intern starting January 2014 for 15-hours/week, 5-hours in her Long Island home office reading queries, doing Internet research, some light office work (filing, organizing, etc.) with additional hours to read manuscripts and write reader reports. In addition, the intern would be responsible for a once a month blog post. Linda represents MG, YA and Adult fiction, including literary, upscale commercial, contemporary realistic, Science fiction, Fantasy, Steampunk, historical, magical realism, quirky, off-beat, LGBT. No mysteries, suspense, thrillers, romance, etc… The candidate should have experience reading MG and YA literature and be comfortable reading adult literature. There is a $20/week stipend to cover the cost of transportation and an endless supply of organic, fair trade coffee. Must have a sense of humor and like dogs. Please note that this is NOT solely a remote internship, so you need to live in New York to apply for it. Email resume and cover letter to querylindaepstein (at) gmail (dot) com with “intern” in the subject line of your email. Thanks!

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