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Description: We are an independent book publisher located in midtown Manhattan dedicated to the aim of publishing books that stimulate both the intellect and the imagination. We publish a wide range of fiction and nonfiction — including history, philosophy, memoir biography, literary fiction and noir thrillers — and we strive to reach readers around the world who share our conviction that good literature is essential to the health of our cultural life.

We are seeking an editorial intern for in our office in Manhattan who can also assist with managing editorial and publicity related tasks. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: submission review, proofreading jacket copy and text proofs; trafficking manuscripts at various stages of the publishing process; tracking and conflating editorial changes; making internal system updates; and assisting with media mailings and requests.

A semester-long internship in our office will expose you to a wide range of publishing tasks and should give candidates a solid understanding of the in-and-outs of the publishing industry.
Length of Internship: Start date flexible
Requirements: No previous publishing experience is required. You should have strong copyediting and proofreading skills, a strong reading intelligence, be detail-oriented, organized, and self-motivated, and be able to juggle multiple projects under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Location: New York, NY
Application Due Date: ASAP
Payment: Unpaid. Academic credit is available.
How To Apply For This Internship: Please send a brief cover letter in the body of an email and a resume as a Word or PDF attachment to: jessica[at]pegasusbooks[dot]com
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