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Internship with Dalkey Archive Press

Internship with Dalkey Archive Press

Dalkey Archive Press is seeking candidates for a three-month internship. Suitable candidates will do administrative tasks as assigned, proofreading, and may also be invited to read and critique manuscripts submitted in English and other languages. This internship is a rare chance to learn about literary publishing while gaining valuable experience and getting to read some of the most innovative literature being published today.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Good attention to detail with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Confidence in working independently, with good time management
  • A flexible, positive attitude
  • A knowledge of contemporary literature and of Dalkey Archive Press
  • Proficiency using Microsoft and Adobe software

Interns will be unpaid for the first three months, but a small stipend will be offered upon successful completion of the internship and perhaps further freelance work depending upon performance.

CVs and a very brief cover letter should be submitted no later than January 10th to: John O’Brien, Publisher, obrien@