Educational Coordinator

The Paragon Press

The educational coordinator will work with the editorial team to create practical writing workshops to be presented to different age groups. A nuanced perspective on the possibilities of contemporary creative writing, as well as thorough familiarity with education is necessary for this role. 

TIME COMMITMENT

Approximately 5-10 hours a week, possibly more during high-volume submission periods. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong ability to work independently and consistently meet deadlines

  • An ability to create activities that stimulate and actively engage students.

  • A love for independent publishing as well as life long learning.

Reviewers

The Paragon Press

The Paragon Press is looking for reviewers to write for our blog. We are looking for someone who is interested in writing reviews of poetry and short story chapbooks and collections, creative nonfiction collections, novellas, and novels, and feature-length films and documentaries. Reviews should be between 750 and 1000 words, and are published on our website only. Reviewers will receive the PDFs of all of our publications before they are released to the general public.

TIME COMMITMENT

Approximately 5-10 hours a week, possibly more during high-volume submission periods. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong ability to work independently and consistently meet deadlines

  • An ability to critically analyze literary work, and a keen eye for detail and craft

  • A love of contemporary literature, and a passion for independent publishing

Columnist

The Paragon Press

Do you have an idea for a weekly or monthly column, but can't seem to find a place for it? We would love to hear your ideas and see if they could be a good fit for The Paragon Press. 

TIME COMMITMENT

Approximately 5-10 hours a week, possibly more during high-volume submission periods. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong ability to work independently and consistently meet deadlines

  • An ability to critically analyze literary work, and a keen eye for detail and craft

  • A love of contemporary literature, and a passion for independent publishing

All interested applicants should email a resume to our editor-in-chief, Austin Shay, at ashay@theparagonjournal.com.