2016/2017 Editorial Board Applications

The Hart House Review is seeking new friends to join us for our 26th year in print.  Successful applicants will have a sincere interest in contemporary Canadian literature.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Please click on the tabs below to read about our vacant positions and learn how to apply.
If you have any questions, do not hesitate to ask: harthousereview@gmail.com

Online Editor

The Online Editor is responsible for all the online content of the Hart House Review, reporting directly to the Editor in Chief.  Your primary responsibility will be to manage the Hart House Review website, add new content, and suggest new ways to improve the journal’s online presence. You also will help manage the social media content of the Review (twitter, Facebook, etc.). Finally, you will serve on the editorial board and help to curate the Hart House Review. You must have a strong work ethic, as well as an intimate knowledge of both web design and literature. This position is open to all second-year students and above, including graduate students and non-student members of Hart House.

Applications for Online Editor close on Saturday, September 24, at 11:59pm.

Interested? Click the ‘How to Apply’ tab!

Prose Editor

The Prose Editor holds a senior editorial position.  Your primary responsibility will be to oversee the selection and editorial process for all prose submissions.  You must have a loving, intimate, and comprehensive knowledge of literature (especially Canadian).  Previous editorial experience is an asset, but is not required.  This position is open to all second-year students and above, including graduate students and non-student members of Hart House.

Applications for Prose Editor close on Saturday, September 24, at 11:59pm.

Interested? Click the ‘How to Apply’ tab!

Editorial Associates

We are searching for three Editorial Associates of diverse backgrounds and interests.  Your primary responsibility is to review all incoming submissions of prose, poetry, and visual art.  You will also be expected to help out with the general operations of the journal (including event coordination, advertising, logistics).  You must have a sincere and curious interest in literature and other forms of creative expression.  No experience is required.  Applications open to all undergraduate students, especially first and second years!

Applications for Editorial Associates close on Saturday, September 24, at 11:59pm.

Interested? Click the ‘How to Apply’ tab!

How to Apply

Follow these instructions carefully.

Write us a short email.  Somewhere in your email, tell us:
– your name, college, and year of study
– your preferred gender pronouns
– the position to which you’re applying
– why you want the position
– why we should want you to fill the position
– some interests or previous experiences that you consider relevant to the position
– some of your interests that are not strictly relevant to the position (introduce yourself!)
– your availability for interviews from September 27th to October 1st

Make the subject line look like this:  APPLICATION for [position]

Send your application to harthousereview@gmail.com before 11:59pm on Saturday September 24.

You may only apply to one position at a time.  However, if you are unsuccessful in applying for the role of O.E. and P.E. but we still think you’re a strong candidate, you will be considered for an Associate position.  We look forward to hearing from you!