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Many of you know I’m the managing editor of an online literary magazine that has taken off quite nicely over the past couple of years.

Well, our team at Compose Journal has a couple of exciting opportunities available at the moment: we’re looking for a features editor and a fiction director.

Before we tell you more about the positions, we want you to know that people have been saying some pretty nice things about us and our work. Things like . . .

  • “There’s a new literary journal online, and I think you’ll like it.” —DA Powell, Poet
  • “Compose is presenting fabulous work on a regular basis. Maybe even some of mine . . . someday. Give it a read.” —Joseph Hesch, Writer
  • Compose Journal is a new journal to watch out for. Some of their pieces are instant classics!” —Roy Guzmán, Poet

And we’re chuffed that The Review Review reviewed our Fall 2014 issue this month. You can read that here:

Hefty Online Journal Features Many Genres and Some Advice for Writers

We’ve featured the work of many well-known writers and poets, including William Logan, Ada Limón, Rebecca Rosenblum, Ian Duhig, Marion Roach Smith, and Randall Mann, just to name a few.

In short, we think we’re building something special, and we know there are two candidates out there who are perfect for our team.

Might you be one of them?

1. Features Editor

Description: For each biannual issue of the journal, the features editor develops and edits two features (generally one interview and one essay or article). The editor reads and responds to queries; invites writers to submit to our publication or take part in an interview; solicits excerpt reprints from traditionally published books by established authors; conducts interviews, if necessary; works with volunteer interviewers; and edits copy (developmental editing, stylistic editing, copy editing). click to continue reading >>

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