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Grove Atlantic, Inc. is a medium-sized trade book publisher consisting of four imprints, Grove Press, Atlantic Monthly Press, Black Cat, and Roxane Gay Books. We publish literary fiction, non-fiction, poetry, drama, and translations.

  • Internships

    Grove Atlantic, Inc. is a medium-sized trade book publisher consisting of four imprints, Grove Press, Atlantic Monthly Press, Black Cat and Mysterious Press. We publish literary fiction, non-fiction, poetry, drama, and translations.

    We are pleased to offer internships to aspiring publishing professionals who wish to learn more about the industry and explore an area of interest in either editorial, subsidiary rights, or sales, marketing, and publicity. Internships are organized on a seasonal basis and approximately follow the application deadlines below. Please see individual postings for the most up-to-date requirements and deadlines.

    • Fall: September—December (Application deadline 8/1)*

    • Winter: January—May (Application deadline 12/1)

    • Summer: May—August (Application deadline 4/1)

    We look for people who have a passion for books, are high-energy, take initiative, possess strong communication skills, and work effectively with others. We are committed to making publishing an increasingly inclusive and equitable industry and encourage applicants of all backgrounds, races, ethnicities, gender and sexual identities, and disability statuses. We particularly invite those who have not yet had traditional publishing experience to apply. To apply for an internship, please send your resume and cover letter detailing your interests to intern@groveatlantic.com with the relevant department name in the subject line.

    * Please note that we will not be hiring an Editorial Intern for the Fall 2022 season.
  • Publicity, Sales, and Marketing Intern

    Position Description

    The Publicity, Sales, and Marketing Departments are excited to offer a paid, remote internship for those passionate about books and eager to learn more about publishing. Interns will be responsible for curating title metadata, researching regional bookstores, generating weekly reports, and helping with other aspects of general departmental organization. There will also be an opportunity to draft copy used for press materials and assist in pitching titles to select media. Interns can expect to learn how a book is launched into the world, from its early stages as a galley to its appearance on bookstore shelves and magazine pages.

    Qualifications
    Interns must have excellent written and oral communication skills and be task-oriented with an ability to start and finish projects assigned to them with a high level of personal organization. Interns should have an ability and willingness to tackle any task at hand, and an interest in the publishing industry, preferably in marketing, sales, and/or publicity.

    Time Period and Compensation
    The intern will work three days a week for approximately three months (September-December) and will be paid $15 an hour. For the Fall 2022 season, this internship will be in-person at our offices in New York City.

    How To Apply
    Please send resume and cover letter to intern@groveatlantic.com and include Publicity, Sales, and Marketing Internship in the subject line.

    We are committed to making publishing an increasingly inclusive and equitable industry and encourage applicants of all backgrounds, races, ages, ethnicities, gender and sexual identities, and disability statuses. We particularly invite those who have not yet had traditional publishing experience to apply.

    Applications for the Fall 2022 Publicity, Sales, and Marketing Internship open August 5 and close August 19. 

     

  • Subsidiary Rights and Editorial Internship

    Position Description

    Interns will be responsible for duties related to both the Subsidiary Rights (e.g., foreign, serial, audio, large print, book club rights) and the Editorial departments. For Subsidiary Rights, tasks include letter writing, compiling praise for rights mailings, updating our rights catalog, and assisting with follow-up for digital meetings with foreign publishers. For Editorial, interns will be responsible for reading and reporting on submitted manuscripts (generally literary fiction, non-fiction, or thrillers) and drafting correspondence with authors and literary agents. There may also be the opportunity to draft copy used for marketing and sales.

    Length of Internship

    September-December 2022; 20 hours per week

    Requirements

    Interns must have excellent written and oral communication skills and must be task-oriented with an ability to start and finish projects with a high level of personal organization. Interns should be self-starters, have an ability and willingness to tackle any task at hand, including some repetitive office tasks, and preferably an interest in the publishing industry. Interns must enjoy reading, particularly literary fiction, and feel capable of voicing their opinion of submitted manuscripts. Reading proficiency in a foreign language is helpful.

    We are committed to making publishing an increasingly inclusive and equitable industry and encourage applicants of all backgrounds, races, ethnicities, gender and sexual identities, and disability statuses. We particularly invite those who have not yet had traditional publishing experience to apply.

    Payment

    Minimum wage ($15/hour)

    How To Apply for This Internship

    Please send resume and cover letter to intern@groveatlantic.com and include Subsidiary Rights/Editorial Internship in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until August 3, 2022.