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The Horn Book, Inc. is now accepting applications for Summer 2024 internships, which will likely include a combination of remote work and occasional in-person work in the Boston area. Start date is projected as early June 2024. The deadline for Summer 2024 applications is April 8, 2024. 

Editorial interns posted with The Horn Book, Inc. assist with, in mostly digital formats: managing incoming books, organizing books in the virtual office collection, filing reviews, maintaining the Horn Book database, fact-checking, occasional light typing and proofreading, writing blog posts, and other projects as needed. Interns are encouraged to explore the Horn Book’s content and ask many questions. 

The Horn Book, Inc., offers paid internships for the spring, summer, and fall terms. Hours may vary according to the needs of the intern and Horn Book staff, but are typically around fourteen hours per week, at $15 per hour. 

Applicants should have a strong interest in children’s literature and should familiarize themselves with the Horn Book’s publications before applying. Cover letter, resume, and contact information for a professional reference (employer or professor) should be emailed to Monica de los Reyes (mdelosreyes at hbook dot com). 

Freelance reviewers

The Horn Book, Inc. considers applications from potential book reviewers. Candidates should have a thorough knowledge of youth literature, ideally with specific subject or genre expertise, and professional experience working with children and books, along with excellent writing skills. The Horn Book is committed to equal opportunity and diversity in employment. Cover letter, resume, and relevant writing samples should be emailed to: magazine at hbook.com.

Freelance writers

Potential contributors are advised to have a solid familiarity with The Horn Book Magazine before submitting manuscripts. Articles submitted should be of a critical nature on some aspect of children’s literature and should be no longer than 1600 words. Please allow four months for a decision on acceptance. Payment is received upon publication. The magazine does not publish fiction, nor does it publish work by children. To submit an article please email: magazine@hbook.com with the subject line “Submission.”


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