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Publication or Company ZYZZYVA
Job Title Editorial Intern
Industry Internet/Online/New Media, Magazine Publishing, Non-profit, Other Publishing
Salary Unpaid
Job Duration Internship
Job Location San Francisco, CA
Job Requirements ZYZZYVA, the literary journal of West Coast writers and artists, is looking for interns for its San Francisco office. The part-time internships will focus on editorial assistance, online feature writing, and general office and event support.

The part-time internships begin in mid to late January and require a three month commitment. Applicants should be available to work from our San Francisco office about 15-20 hours per week for the duration.

All applicants should possess excellent writing and research skills, have a sharp eye for detail, and should be pursuing a career in professional writing or publishing. The ideal candidate is highly organized, deadline oriented, and passionate about the world of letters and its presence on the West Coast. Interns are expected to contribute regular fine arts (book, theater, art) reviews and other features to the ZYZZYVA blog.

To apply, please submit a brief cover letter (including availability), resume, and 2-3 samples of nonfiction writing with the subject line “ZYZZYVA Intern” to internships@zyzzyva.org.

The deadline for applications is January 28th.
About Our Company Established in 1985, ZYZZYVA publishes the finest contemporary fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, and works in translation. ZYZZYVA is a print journal produced in San Francisco, and available in bookstores across the country. The journal has a long-standing focus on the West Coast, bringing national attention to the work of West Coast authors and artists, and offering many of contemporary literature's most acclaimed voices their first time in print and their first access to a national audience. ZYZZYVA has established a strong tradition of finding talent, and has offered many contemporary luminaries their first time in print, including Po Bronson, Chitra Divakaruni, Haruki Murakami (translated by J. Philip Gabriel), and F.X. Toole. In recent issues, the journal has published authors including Ron Carlson, Jennifer Du Bois, Dagoberto Gilb, Edie Meidav, Peter Orner, Wanda Coleman, Adam Johnson, Karen Joy Fowler, Herbert Gold, Elena Mauli Shapiro, and David Guterson.
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