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Description: Bold Type Books, a leading publisher of serious nonfiction, is seeking a full-time Harriet and Perry Grover Editorial Intern to work closely with the editors at Bold Type Books. The aim of the internship is to provide an immersive and rewarding apprenticeship in which the intern will learn the ropes of book publishing.
The internship will include:
· Reading and evaluating proposals 
· Researching comp titles and sales figures
· Researching organizations and individuals for marketing and publicity outreach
· Attending author, editorial, production, publicity, marketing and sales meetings
· Drafting catalog, galley, jacket copy as well as blurb letters
· Participating in training and mentorship in the editorial process 
· Performing administrative tasks (such as the occasional mailing) as necessary 
Founded in 2000, Bold Type Books (formerly Nation Books) is a leading voice in nonfiction publishing. The imprint’s mission is to publish books that offer necessary interventions into public debates, challenge the narratives of the powerful, and offer visions of a more just, equitable future.
We publish award-winning, bestselling books by journalists, activists, scholars, and whistleblowers, and are committed to publishing underreported stories and underrepresented perspectives. Over the last two decades, we have published major works such as Ibram X. Kendi’s National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning, Jeremy Scahill’s New York Times bestselling Blackwater and Dirty Wars, Akiba Solomon and Kenrya Rankin's How We Fight White Supremacy, Mychal Denzel Smith’s New York Times bestselling Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching, Darnell Moore's Lambda Award-winning No Ashes in the Fire, Kristen Ghodsee's Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism, P.E. Moskowitz's How to Kill a City and The Case Against Free Speech, Nomi Prins’ Collusion and All the Presidents’ Bankers, and Eduardo Galeano’s Memory of Fire trilogy.
Bold Type Books is a project of Type Media Center and an imprint of the Hachette Book Group.

NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bold Type Books staff is currently working remotely. We are not cancelling or postponing the internship as a result of this, but due to the evolving and uncertain situation, some portion of the internship may be conducted remotely, depending on the circumstances.
Length of Internship: The internship is full-time and runs from June – December 2020.
Requirements: The ideal candidate is interested in a long-term career in book publishing, an avid reader with a strong interest in nonfiction, and able to work both independently and collaboratively. Strong communication and organizational skills are essential.
Location: Type Media Center 116 E 16th St, Fl 8 New York, NY 10003
Application Due Date: Applications are due April 30th, 2020.
Payment: The pay is $18/hour, five days a week, in addition to a monthly metrocard.
How To Apply For This Internship: Please send a cover letter and resume to
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