• Jessica Purgett

These Literary Magazines Have Open Positions

These literary magazines are looking to add to their teams! Reach out to them if you would like to be part of their operations.


The Mark Literary Review

The Mark is looking for volunteer bloggers and graphic designers.

  • Bloggers are responsible for sending in book reviews, author interviews, or even papers they wrote in school. You can find more information about what we look for in blog submissions on our Submission Guidelines page. To apply, send a writing sample to Jessica at themarkliteraryreview@gmail.com.

  • Graphic designers are responsible for reading assigned creative writing pieces and creating graphics to go along with them. To apply, send two sample pieces to Jessica at themarkliteraryreview@gmail.com.


Moonflake Press

Moonflake Press is looking for an assistant editor, fiction editor, poetry editor, and social media manager. All positions are unpaid for now as the press looks for funding.

  • The assistant editor will work closely with the editor-in-chief on online/print issues and further planned projects.

  • The fiction editor will oversee and manage fiction entries to Moonflake Press.

  • The poetry editor will oversee and manage poetry submissions to Moonflake Press.

  • The social media manager will manage the social media profiles for Moonflake Press and help it keep an online presence.


Blue Things Zine

Blue Things Zine is looking for a blog writer and photographer. These positions are unpaid.

  • The blog writer will contribute one article per month to the magazine. They will write articles about pop culture, social issues, writing tips, inspiration, prompts, being published, lifestyle, etc. Applicants must be over the age of 13. Previous experience is not required but preferred. Applicants must be fluent in English, adhere to deadlines, and communicate effectively.

  • The photographer will contribute a minimum of three photos every alternate month (per issue) for publication. They will contribute photos for social media posts around once a month. Applicants must be over the age of 13, fluent in English, adhere to deadlines, and communicate effectively.


Charmolypi Literary Review

Charmolypi Literary Review is looking for an editor, graphic designer, and social media manager. These positions are unpaid.

  • The editor will leave edits on all assigned pieces and suggest if they should be accepted or rejected.

  • The graphic designer will help design the magazine and Instagram posts.

  • The social media manager will manage the social media accounts and respond to all DMs.

The Incandescent Review


The Incandescent Review is looking for a writing mentor. This is an unpaid volunteer opportunity.

  • The writing mentor must create personalized syllabi that aligns with the chosen mentees preferences, suits their age and grade level, enhances their strengths and aims to improve their weaknesses, and assigns adequate homework. The writing mentor may volunteer to design and conduct one live, hands-on, hour-long workshop on Zoom with a fellow mentor. The writing mentor must commit to up to two hours of work per mentee per week and leave a minimum of eight comments on one piece of your mentee's work per week. The writing mentor will edit a maximum of two pieces per week and is required to Zoom once a week with the mentee for at least 30 minutes. Explore the website for more information.


Chasing Shadows Magazine

Chasing Shadows Magazine is looking for a graphic designer, photographer, poet, and personal essay writer. These are unpaid positions.


  • The graphic designer is required to submit a minimum of two design pieces every month and assist with the art elements of the magazine issues.

  • The photographer is required to submit a minimum of two photos/photo series every month. They must also assist with the photography elements of the magazine issues.

  • The poet is required to submit a minimum of two poems every month for the blog and submit for the magazine issue if needed.

  • The personal essay writer must submit a minimum of two essays every month for the blog. They must also submit to the magazine issue if needed.


The Abject Literary Anthology

The Abject Literary Anthology is looking for a head of poetry, head of prose, and head of design. These are unpaid positions.

  • The head of poetry gets secondary say on all poetry submissions. They must provide lengthier rationale/feedback that the magazine compiles and sends to submitters.

  • The head of prose gets secondary say on all fiction and nonfiction submissions. They must provide lengthier rationale/feedback that the magazine compiles and sends to submitters.

  • The head of design gets secondary (and often primary) say on any formatting and design related decisions. They will develop cover pages and logos as well as be in charge of the creative vision in terms of visual arts for the magazine.


ShabdAaweg Review

ShabdAaweg Review is looking for a prose/poetry editor, submission manager, outreach coordinator, social media intern/manager, and an illustrator/designer. These positions are unpaid.




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