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Description: Liza Dawson Associates is a full-service literary agency based in New York City that represents a wide range of fiction and non-fiction.

Literary agent interns will become familiar with the day to day tasks required in the running of a literary agency and develop skills including but not limited to:
Publicity and social media
Tracking titles and author research
Ebook production
Tracking subsidiary rights
Reading and updating databases
Writing copy
Pitching for film
Author and/or subject research
Reading book contracts
and other tasks that might come up.

Please note that this is not anticipated to be a manuscript-reading heavy internship.

Compensation will be provided and we are happy to approve academic credit. The Fall 2022 internship will be conducted remotely.
Length of Internship: 3 months
Requirements: Rising sophomore, juniors, seniors, and beyond of any major are encouraged to apply! Candidates should have a high level of interest in the publishing field, a love of books and an interest in the administrative side of publishing. Strong written and verbal communication skills are necessary. Candidates with social media experience preferred. Candidates must be able to commit 10-15 hours a week. BIPOC applicants encouraged to apply.
Location: Remote
Application Due Date: October 7th, 2022
Payment: Stipend dispensed at end of internship
How To Apply For This Internship: Please send your cover letter and resume to with the subject "2022 Internship Application".

Your cover letter should include a short description of what you like to read in books, magazines, and blogs and what you like to watch on tv.
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