Electric Literature Editorial Internship/ How to Apply (Payment: $200 + more)

Electric Literature seeks application from undergraduate and graduate students, emerging writers, as well as those who aspire to work as professional publishers, for its internship program. Electric Literature interns get to work with Electric Lit in areas they find interesting, and in other mandatory areas. Some of these areas include: Combing through the web and social media for fresh literary news; writing book lists and news items for Electric Literature; participating in staff events; formatting, copyediting, and drafting articles; updating contact databases.

Electric Literature internship is part-time and it comes with a $200 per month stipend. The deadline for application is April 6, 2020.


  • Applicants may be undergraduates, graduates, emerging writers, or aspiring publishing professionals.
  • They must reside in the U.S.A., as they will be required to come to Electric Literature’s office in downtown Brooklyn, at least twice a week.
  • Applicants must also have experience, personal or professional, in using WordPress, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, and they must possess writing skills as well as have a firm grasp or grammar and spelling.
  • Those who have an educational background in journalism, literature, or creative writing have an edge.
  • Applicants must also be regular readers of literary magazines, Electric Literature included.

How to Apply:

  • Submit a cover letter and resume.
  • The headline and between 2 and 3 paragraphs of a reading list. The reading list should include 5—7 book titles, and a brief description of each of those books.
  • Submit here.
  • The deadline is April 6, 2020.


  • $200 stipend per month.

Good luck.


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