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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.

  • Roxane Gay Books/Grove Atlantic Fellowship

    We are currently seeking an editorial fellow interested in gaining a comprehensive understanding of the inner workings of an independent publishing house and developing a solid foundation for a career in publishing. The fellow will have exposure to the editorial, marketing, publicity, and rights departments of Grove Atlantic, and will directly support Roxane Gay Books, a new imprint at Grove Atlantic, in building an exciting list of fiction and nonfiction.

    This is a one-year fellowship that will allow the fellow to gain experience in publishing with an emphasis on creating access for candidates from backgrounds underrepresented in publishing.

    Duties for the Roxane Gay Books imprint will include administrative work, reading and evaluating submissions, and maintaining a submission log, author correspondence, and other editorial support. Projects for the Grove departments may include the above as well as writing tip sheets, catalog copy, pitch letters, buzz letters and lists, and other in-house and outward-facing publishing assets; assisting with bookseller outreach and sales reporting; light work with contracts, royalty statements, and databases; other administrative work. It will offer the opportunity to observe weekly departmental meetings in addition to sales launch and other all-staff meetings.

    We are looking for someone who loves reading and writing, has a good editorial eye independent but also willing to work collaboratively, a good communicator, and organized. The ideal candidate must be disciplined, self-motivating, and able to multi-task.

    Fellows will receive a $25,000 stipend paid in twice monthly installments, for 24 hours a week of work over three days a week. The fellow is also eligible for health and dental benefits and paid time off. Candidates can be based anywhere in the United States.

    Applications will open May 24. You can apply with a resume, cover letter, and list of three titles you loved that were published in the past year, to fellowship@groveatlantic.com through June 24 with the subject “[first name] [last name] Fellowship 2024-2025.” Please submit all materials as one PDF file.

    Grove Atlantic, Inc. is a mid-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. We look for applicants 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.

  • Internships

    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.

    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  as outlined below. Internship openings with up-to-date requirements and deadlines will be posted 2-3 months prior to the listed start date. However, candidates are welcome to submit their resume and cover letter at any time throughout the year, and their application will be kept on file for the next internship recruitment cycle.

    • Fall: September—December

    • Winter: January—May

    • Summer: May—August

    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 and season in the subject line.