Opportunities

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Editorial assistant, Canelo

Deadline: 23rd August, Expected salary: £23,000 p.a. 
Full-time, in Southwark, London

This role will work closely with the Publishing Director to help edit and process key frontlist titles across a diverse range of authors, and will also work on reissues of action thriller and horror novels. The successful candidate will specialise in areas including military and crypto-thrillers, working with proofreaders and cover designers to create pitch-perfect packages for the contemporary market. Find out more here

Women’s Fiction Awards 2018: Short Story Competition

Deadline: 1st October 2018

Judged by Sunny Singh and Leonne Ross. Winner receives £5000 plus two optional extras: a week’s writing retreat at Gladstone Library, and a day with an editor at Virago Press. Three other finalists will each receive £100. All four winning stories will be published in the March 2019 issue of Mslexia. Find out more here

Self-Editing For Fiction Writers With SK Perry

Date: 6th September 2018 - 17th October 2018

A very practical course, using specific editing activities to work into a fiction project you’ve got underway. Find out more here

The Galley Beggar Press Short Story Prize 2018/19

Deadline: 30th September 2018

The winning author will receive £1000 or one year’s editorial support for a writing project. Shortlisted authors will each receive £150. Longlisted authors will receive £50 of book vouchers and a 4-book subscription to Galley Beggar Press. Find out more here

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