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Event Type
Calls Of Interest

Start: November 30, 2020
Location
Regina, SK
Contact
Cat Abenstein - Program Coordinator
306-791-7746
swgevents@skwriter.com
Start: November 30, 2020

Call for Applications: Editors for Windscript Vol. 37

Windscript magazine is the Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild’s annual magazine that showcases poetry, short fiction and non-fiction by Saskatchewan high school students. We are seeking emerging Saskatchewan editors to fill two positions: a hybrid role of Managing Editor + Poetry or Prose Editor and an Associate Editor who will work in the other genre.  

 

Managing Editor

The Managing Editor will:

  • Read through all submissions
  • Receive overall direction from the Program Coordinator and maintain regular communication
  • Determine the number of submissions included in 40 pages of the publication, and discuss a theme or design with the Publications Coordinator
  • Work with Prose or Poetry Editor to select work to be included, including notifying successful contributors and unsuccessful submissions, and collecting signed contracts from contributors
  • Work with the Associate Editor to ensure contributors complete their edits
  • Submit all edited work to the Publication Coordinator by the deadline 
  • Coordinate the layout and order of the work in the magazine and proofread the magazine
  • Write a Managing Editor’s Note
  • Attend and assist the Program Coordinator in planning the launch(es) in late May, including assisting with the arrangements for readers and appropriate introductions and hosting
  • Provide a brief final report of the experience
     

Prose and Poetry Associate Editors
The Prose Editor will be responsible for both fiction and non-fiction writing, the Poetry Editor will be responsible for poetry. In their respective genres, the Associate Editors will:

  • Read through all submissions
  • Work with the Managing Editor on selecting pieces for the magazine
  • Work with contributors to complete the editing of their pieces for publication
  • Submit all edited work to the Managing Editor by a predetermined deadline
  • Work with the Managing Editor for the layout and order of the work in the magazine
  • Select winners and honourable mentions for the magazine awards in their respective genre
  • Write an Editor’s Note
  • Attend and assist in the planning of the launch(es) in late May, which may include assisting with the arrangements for readers and appropriate introductions
     

The Managing + Poetry or Prose Editor will be paid $1250 (plus GST) for their work and the Associate Editor will be paid $750 (plus GST). The work will be completed between December 7, 2020 - May 31, 2021.

 

Please email a letter of intent explaining which position(s) you are interested in and why, your editing style and experience, and your experience working with young writers, as well as a literary CV, by Monday, November 30, 2020 (midnight) to swgevents@skwriter.com. Preference will be given to emerging editors who reside in Saskatchewan.