Honeysuckle Press is a literary press committed to expanding and redefining human truths by prioritizing the narratives of unsung communities.  

 

A sister organization of Winter Tangerine, Honeysuckle Press is an independent publisher based in Brooklyn, New York. We publish poetry, fiction, memoir, and anything in between and beyond. Our first project is the Honeysuckle Chapbook Contest, in collaboration with Winter Tangerine. In 2017, we will begin accepting queries for full-length manuscripts of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction.


Founder, Editor-in-Chief | Yasmin Belkhyr

Poetry Editor | Xandria Phillips

Staffed by the Winter Tangerine crew

 

We are seeking dedicated, self-motivated lovers of inventive literature to join us. Though all positions are currently unpaid, staff members receive a print copy of every book we release. We hope you join us on this journey.


Readers

Readers will read, discuss, and ultimately, help curate the books Honeysuckle Press prints. A nuanced look at the boundaries and possibilities of writing, as well as thorough knowledge of modern literature is necessary for this role. We are currently seeking poetry and prose readers. 
 

Time Commitment

Approximately 2-3 hours a week, possibly more during high-volume submission periods.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Some experience with literary magazines or presses
  • Constructive critique skills
  • A love of literature, and a passion for independent publishing

Editorial Assistants

Editorial Assistants will work with either the Editorial team or the Outreach team. 

EA's on the Editorial team will carefully review and copy-edit accepted manuscripts. EA's will work closely with the Head Editors to prepare manuscripts for publication. 

EA's on the Outreach team will help grow Honeysuckle Press as an organization by creating strong relationships with outside organizations. Creative space is endless in this position; project development, in collaboration with outside organizations (both online and in-person), is a key aspect of this position.
 

TIME COMMITMENT

Approximately 3-4 hours a week, possibly more during high-volume submission periods.
 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Some experience with literary magazines or presses
  • Copyediting skills & a keen eye for detail.
  • A passion for publishing

Graphic Designer

We are seeking a graphic designer to create sleek posters, design dazzling book covers, and help coordinate engaging social campaigns alongside the SM team.
 

TIME COMMITMENT

Approximately 1-2 hours a week, possibly more during high-volume submission periods.
 

Qualifications

  • Some experience with graphic design
  • Some experience with design tools (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc)
  • Interest in the literary arts

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