JOIN US

We are looking for individuals with a careful eye for detail, a passion for uplifting and reliving unknown experiences through immersion in visual or literary art, and a deep appreciation and faith in the power of interdisciplinary art. You may browse our past issues here to see what kind of work we’re looking to highlight.

Candidates must be above the age of 16. Communication occurs digitally; geographic location is not a factor in our consideration of your application. We may consider an exceptionally mature and insightful student who is younger than 16. Please keep in mind that staff members cannot contribute to the journal; however, past contributors are eligible to apply for a staff position.

We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. Please see specific guidelines and details below. 

At this time, we are unable to pay our staff members. All positions are volunteer-based.

We are currently accepting applications for assistant art curator, book reviewer, and columnist.


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Assistant art curators are responsible for evaluating submissions of visual art and discussing with our lead visual art curator, Akhila Bandlora.

Book reviewers review chapbooks from emerging poets for our blog.

Columnists write weekly, biweekly, or monthly columns on a topic of their choice for our blog.


GUIDELINES

• Please email all applications to counterclockjournal@gmail.com, indicating in the subject line your name and which position you are applying for. 
• In the body of the email, please attach a cover letter, which should include your name, which academic institution(s) you have attended/are attending, and which state (if in the United States) or country (if international) you are from. If applicable, please list the email and phone number of no more than 4 work references. Your cover letter should tell us why you are interested in the position you are applying for. If you are applying for the position of columnist, please include 2-3 pitches for columns.
• You may include a resume and a brief biography with any honors or experience you might have in this area.
• Please attach a sample of up to 6 art pieces for assistant art curator applications and up to 10 pages of creative or academic writing for book reviewer and columnist applications.

We look forward to hearing from you!