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Co-Editors (Poetry and Prose) for The Meadow

Per the NFA Contract, Article 10, TMCC is announcing to all eligible Academic and Administrative faculty that a need exists for two Co-Editors (Poetry and Prose) for The Meadow literary journal.

Posting Date

May 17, 2014.


The Co-Editors are to coordinate activities for the publication of the literary journal.

Scope of Work

This assignment will begin July 1, 2014 and will end June 30, 2015; approximately 70 work hours per year.

Responsibilities and Deliverables

The Co-Editors shall work together to:

  1. Solicit poetry and prose submissions.
  2. Catalog all incoming submissions from contributors from outside and inside TMCC.
  3. Notify every contributor of acceptance or rejection.
  4. Work with PIO to create a poster to announce reading submissions.
  5. Recruit students to editorial board.
  6. Conduct genre meetings to decide on submissions.
  7. Make contacts to create ad exchanges.
  8. Update all websites The Meadow is catalogued through.
  9. Work with Web Services on TMCC Meadow Web page.
  10. Update The Meadow’s listing in The International Directory of Little Magazines and Small Presses.
  11. Send out magazine through the mail to contributors and for review.
  12. Distribute magazine on campus, Reno/Sparks community and other communities.
  13. Manage budget appropriately and work Dean on budget related matters.
  14. Work with a printer for publication of each issue.
  15. Create new issue electronically to give to printer as a PDF.


At the end of each semester, the Coordinator will provide a written report that details progress and activities to the Department Chair and Dean. The report will describe that semester’s progress on each job duty.


The ideal candidate for this position will meet the following criteria:

  • Extensive publishing record in nationally recognized literary magazines with previous editorial experience and knowledge of the national literary magazine market.
  • Current TMCC faculty with literary experience.
  • Must have graduate level coursework in English or Creative Writing.


Monetary equivalent of 2 credits per year will be split equally among the two Co-Editors. 

Reports To

English Department Chair.

Application Process

Interested faculty will submit a letter of interest describing qualifications and background information as relevant to the responsibilities outlined above and a current CV. The letter should be addressed to the Dean of Liberal Arts and must be received in that office by 5 p.m. on June 10, 2014.

Selection Process

The Dean of Liberal Arts will notify applicants of the hiring decision on or before June 13, 2014.