Call for Editors for Soliloquies 23!

Soliloquies Anthology is currently seeking applicants for our 2018-2019 Editorial Committee.

We are Concordia’s undergraduate literary journal that publishes both in print and online, giving students the opportunity to gain valuable publishing and editorial experience. We are hiring for the following positions:

  • Managing Editor
  • Poetry Editors
  • Prose Editors
  • Social Media Editor
  • Web Content Editor

Next year will be the 23rd volume of Soliloquies Anthology—a journal which has since become an established part of Concordia and Montreal’s literary community.

If you have a strong interest in publishing and wish to contribute to our Editorial Committee, please submit a 300 word cover letter and a relevant CV to soliloquies.concordia@gmail.com.

The application deadline is April 22nd at 11:59pm. Please see the further information on the available positions below.

The Managing Editor works closely with the Editors-in-Chief to perform the day-to-day operations of the journal. The Managing Editor contributes to various aspects of the anthology’s executive operations, including:
• Organize the production of our bi-annual print publication, including submissions, printing, and dissemination
• Oversee online Soliloquies content, social media accounts, and our relationship with Montreal’s literary scene
• Maintain the archive of past publications, editors, and contributors
• Aiding the Editors-in-Chief with the management of the editorial committee
• Correspondence with contributors, venues, publishers, and other external parties
• Planning the launch events and overseeing other initiatives
Qualified applicants will have interest in the publishing industry and excellent organizational and managerial skills.

Poetry Editors review, curate, and work with contributors to prepare their work for our publication. Poetry Editors may work with other genres of writing in addition to poetry. Poetry Editors engage with their genre as writers, readers, and members of the larger literary community, and align with the aesthetic tastes of the journal as a venue for poetry.

Fiction Editors review, curate, and work with contributors to prepare their work for our publication. Fiction Editors may work with fiction, non-fiction, and drama submissions. Fiction Editors engage with their genre as writers, readers, and members of the larger literary community, and align with the aesthetic tastes of the journal as a venue for fiction.

The Social Media Editor is one of the Online Editors on staff. The Online Editors are dedicated to generating an online presence and increasing readership and contributor outreach. The Online Editors work in collaboration to orchestrate and curate Flash Fiction contests, interviews, and any online contributor engagement initiatives affiliated with the journal. The Social Media Editor manages the journal’s social media presence, ensuring that information about submission calls, website content, and launch events is available to the Concordia and Montreal community. They are responsible for regularly uploading content to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and (in cooperation with the Web Content Editor) to the website.

The Web Content Editor is one of the Online Editors on staff. The Online Editors are dedicated to generating an online presence and increasing readership and contributor outreach. The Online Editors work in collaboration to orchestrate and curate Flash Fiction contests, interviews, and any online contributor engagement initiatives affiliated with the journal. The Web Content Editor actively produces content for the website, including interviews with past contributors, multimedia content, and articles on current events relating to the journal or literary community. Experience in website design is an asset.

All members of the Editorial Committee contribute to other aspects of the production of the journal, outside of their job descriptions. They actively participate in editorial meetings, offer suggestions for the development of our journal’s reputation, and assist in the execution of our publication, launch parties, and other contributor engagement initiatives affiliated with the journal. Interests and skills beyond the scope of the job description are an asset.

Preference will be given to applicants who are undergraduate students in the English department. Editors must be Montreal-based Concordia undergraduate students through the 2018-2019 academic year.

Email us at soliloquies.concordia@gmail.com for any further inquiries.