Weekly Roundup: May 28, 2021

Welcome to Paper Cat Press’s Weekly Roundup! In the Weekly Roundup, I provide links and summarized information about the crowdfunded projects, creator opportunities, and resources that have caught my eye over the week. I hope you enjoy!

WARNING! Some content below may feature NSFW content. Links will be marked NSFW! when the content identifies itself as adult material.

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Social Resources

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  • Nilah Magruder shared this Illustration Awards Masterlist. Scroll down to the Resources section to see even more that Nilah has contributed to the community for free. Thank you so much, Nilah!
  • The Ignatz Awards are accepting submissions until June 1. Comic submissions must have been published between June 1, 2020 and May 30, 2021.
  • endingbutton_4 Voting is now open for the 2021 Will Eisner Comic Awards Hall of Fame. Voters will select 4 inductees from 16 nominees chosen by a panel of judges. Comic book/graphic novel/webcomic creators (writers, artists, cartoonists, pencillers, inkers, letterers, colorists); comic book/graphic novel publishers and editors; comics historians and educators; graphic novel librarians; and owners and managers of comic book specialty retail stores are invited to vote. The deadline to vote is June 4.
  • Voting for the Mike Wieringo Comic Book Industry Awards, also known as the Ringo Awards, is open until June 24.

Crowdfunded Projects

comradehimbo POMEpress is raising funds to publish Comrade Himbo – Comic Hunks for the Proletariat. Comrade Himbo is a 130+ page comics and illustration anthology full of pure-intentioned himbos of all genders, who are thicc of thigh and even thiccer of heart. This book is a lovingly crafted, all-art manifesto on the strength of community: 10 black & white comics and 9 full-color illustrations from 22 up-and-coming creators. Reward options include digital and/or physical copies of Comrade Himbo, a t-shirt, and past POMEpress books. The campaign ends May 31.
thedaythatfrozetheseaturtles Author Lauren Darnell is raising funds to publish The Day that Froze the Sea Turtles. Based on the deep freeze and snowstorm in Texas in February 2021, The Day that Froze the Sea Turtles fictionalizes the story of how gulf residents spent their days outside in the cold rescuing thousands of sea turtles. Reward options include a physical copy of the book, stickers, a bookmark, an activity guide, a gift tote, coloring pages, and an author visit and/or Zoom talk. The campaign ends on May 31.
destinyandtheunxplainables Kang Jing (KJ) is raising funds to publish Destiny and The UnXplainables: a 36-page comic book. The comic book features both stories in a 2-in-1 “flip” format, with both covers showing on either side. Reward options include a digital PDF edition of both comics, a printed copy, sketch card commissions, and A4 commission, and an A5 commission. The campaign ends on May 31.
letmeout Emmet Nahil is raising funds to publish LET ME OUT: A Queer Horror Graphic Novel. With the backdrop of rising Satanic Panic in 1979 New Jersey, LET ME OUT follows a group of queer & trans friends who are given the supernatural means to fight back against a bigoted town keen on blaming them for a recent chilling murder. The digital book features over 185 pages of full-color comics. Reward options include a digital wallpaper, the PDF of LET ME OUT, a print, an embroidered patch, a tote bag, a cameo in the comic, and editorial advice. The campaign ends on June 2.
magefrontbook1 SheaB is raising funds to publish Magefront: Book 1. The ongoing webcomic features Amarantha, a necromancer attending her first year at the College of Magic, and friends – and enemies – she makes along the way. This first volume will include the first 6 chapters for a total of 137 full-color pages (plus bonus story) in a softcover book. Reward options include digital and physical copies of Magefront, prints, stickers, a cameo in the book, a digital commission, or a traditional illustration. The campaign ends on June 12.
goldentrick NSFW! Nero O’Reilly is raising funds to publish GOLDEN TRICK, a full-color erotic graphic novel about sex, magic, and the subtle art of the con. In GOLDEN TRICK, Uther and Galahad are two con men are caught up in each other’s lives while trying to escape the walled city they’ve both grown up in. Reward options include a paerback copy of the 240-page graphic novel, a bookplate, mini prints, and an original inked page from the book. The campaign ends on June 13.

Please check the Comics section on Kickstarter to find even more creative crowdfunding campaigns to support.



Check this list of animation and gaming jobs worldwide. You can find a directory of currently open animation jobs at animatedjobs.comSee Entertainment Careers for more listings.

Comics, Illustration, and More

  • DisabledCartoonists.com has launched! Submissions at CartoonistsofColor.com and QueerCartoonists.com have reopened. Thank you Mari Naomi and Cameron for all of your work in creating and maintaining these priceless resources!
  • The results of the Comics Workforce Study 2019 is now available. Thank you Sasha Bassett for all of your work in collecting and parsing this data!
  • endingbutton_4 Swim On, a yearly digital art zine about sharks, is accepting artist applications until May 28. All proceeds will be donated to Shark Savers.
  • endingbutton_4 The ART Street Monthly Illustration Contest is accepting submissions with the theme “flower” until May 31. Prize money will be credited to the Medibang account you applied with. To receive the prize money, you need to register a PayPal account or your bank account information.
  • endingbutton_4 Radiator Comics and Black Josei Press are accepting comic submissions of 1-3 pages from solo creators and writer/artist duos in South Florida until May 31. The Sun and Sand Comic Anthology will be 28 pages long, available for free, and feature South Florida creators.
  • The Kyoto International Manga Anime Award is accepting submissions of comics from applicants who wish to be a manga artist or illustrator who makes a professional debut in Japan until July 26. Illustrators, submit here with your work themed “Travel to Kyoto.” Prizes include cash, an invite to the Kyoto International Anime Manga Fair (KYO-MAF), your work displayed at KYO-MAF, and a recommendation to all participating editorial departments in the Manga Business Trip Editorial Department at KYO-MAF.
  • The Silent Manga Audition is accepting textless comic entries between 5 and 17 pages in length with the theme “moments of fear, joy or love” until July 28.
  • button_new3 EMANATA is seeking young adult graphic novel submissions from agents representing comic artists living in Canada until August 30. Deaf and Disabled, POC, and 2SLGBTQIA+ creators are encouraged to submit with or without an agent.
  • WildStar Press is accepting pitch submissions (short stories or graphic novels; all genres; middle grade and older) until August 31. They will respond to submissions on May 31, July 31, and August 31. (Fun fact: Linda Kuo, who was published through WildStar Press, learned about the opportunity from Paper Cat Press! Watch their video about their experience here on Instagram.)

Check out Arts for LA, Call for Entry, College Art Opportunities, or Graphic Competitions for more exhibition, residency, and grant opportunities. Check Chris Arrant’s #ComicJobs hashtag on Twitter.

Conventions and Events

Many conventions and major events have been cancelled due to travel restrictions, guest cancellations, and preventative responses to the spread of coronavirus. Here is a list of cancelled and postponed conventions. Please check in frequently with any event you have planned through 2021. And, as always, wash your hands.

Check this list of animation and gaming jobs worldwide. Mitch Dyer shared a doc full of Game Dev jobs. Work With Indies lists game dev jobs with independent studios.


Fan Zines

Looking for fan zines to submit to? Check out Apps4Zines on Twitter.


  • button_new3 (Salt Lake City, UT) Avalanche is seeking a Lead Mocap Tech.
  • Brass Lion Entertainment is filling the following positions related to the development of an action RPG with an anime aesthetic for next gen console and PC: Gameplay Programmer, Concept Artist, Network Programmer, Senior Animator, Senior Combat Designer, Senior Graphics Programmer, Build Programmer, Lead 3D Environment Artist, Principal Software Programmer, and 3D Animation Director.
  • (Austin, TX, currently REMOTE) Farbridge is seeking a 3D Environment Artist, an Art Lead, a Unity C# Engineer, an Unreal C++Engineer, and a VFX and Destruction Artist.
  • (San Francisco, CA) Lucasfilm Games is seeking an Associate Brand Art Director.
  • (Glendale, CA) Marvel Entertainment is seeking Art Lead and a Director of Product Development for Marvel Games.
  • (Kirkland, WA) Monolith Productions is seeking a Senior FX Artist.
  • button_new3 (Chicago, IL) NetherRealm Studios is seeking a Junior Artist/Animator to manage and test facial animation in-game and learn to tweak in-house and outsourced animation using Maya to obtain a higher quality.
  • Nix Hydra Games is seeking a Creative Video Editor (contractor), a Marketing Director, and a Marketing Graphics Contractor.
  • (REMOTE) Red Thread Games is seeking a Writer for Dustborn, a narrative-driven, third person action-adventure for PlayStation, Xbox and PC.
  • Represent Me wants to spotlight queer game devs during the month of June. Sign up here for a chance to be featured.
  • button_new3 (San Francisco, CA) Ridley’s Games is seeking a Game Developer to conceptualize and create innovative, profitable tabletop games.
  • (London, UK) Rocksteady Studios is seeking an Engine Director, a Lead Network Programmer, a QA Tester, a Senior QA Tester, and a Senior Rendering Engineer.
  • button_new3 (San Francisco, CA, REMOTE eligible) Supergiant Games is seeking an experienced 3D Character Artist to model a variety of character and creature concepts into animation-ready 3D assets for their games. This is a full-time position with the option for working remotely.
  • (Manchester, United Kingdom) TT Games is seeking a Character Artist.
  • button_new3 (Oval, London, UK, currently REMOTE) ustoo games is seeking a UI Artist (contract) and a Senior Producer.
  • WB Games is seeking Senior Gameplay Technical AnimatorSenior Level Designer, and Senior Technical Level Designer in Montreal, Quebec.
  • Weathered Sweater, a Black-owned interactive media and art studio, is seeking a 2D Artist/Animator to help create and edit animations for Dot’s Home, a short Unity for Humanity-funded point and click adventure game.

Check this list of animation and gaming jobs worldwideMitch Dyer shared a doc full of Game Dev jobsWork With Indies lists game dev jobs with independent studios.

Mentorships & Fellowships

  • button_new3 New Grove Atlantic imprint Roxane Gay Books is seeking an editorial fellow interested in gaining a comprehensive understanding of the inner workings of an independent publishing house and developing a solid foundation for a career in publishing. Fellows will receive a $25,000 stipend, for 24 hours a week of work, paid biweekly, for the duration of their one-year fellowship. The fellow is also eligible for health and dental benefits and paid time off. Candidates can be based anywhere in the United States and work remotely for now, though they hope to be in person again (New York, NY) in the coming months. Apply after June 1 and by June 15 for consideration.
  • The Letras Boricuas Fellowship is accepting applications from emerging and established Puerto Rican writers of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and children’s literature, both in Puerto Rico and from across the diaspora in the US, until June 20. Thirty writers will be selected — fifteen in 2021, and fifteen in 2022 — to receive $25,000 each. The Letras Boricuas Fellowship will have two cohorts.
  • Scholastic’s Art Mentorship Program is accepting applications from aspiring illustrators who identify as Black, Indigenous, or people of color (BIPOC) until June 25 at 11:59PM EST. The program will include portfolio critiques and workshopping, professional industry expectations from a hiring standpoint, and Q&A.

Residencies, Retreats, and Workshops

  • endingbutton_4 LitUp is accepting applications from diverse women writers who are also unagented and unpublished until May 30. LitUp will provide five emerging writers with an all-expenses-paid retreat, mentorship, and marketing support from Reese’s Book Club.
  • The Native Children’s and YA Writing Intensive is accepting applications on a rolling basis through June 15. Up to 20 participants will be invited to the intensive, which intends to offer an opportunity for reflection, conversation, celebration, and manuscript and career development. Registration is $100, but most participants will receive scholarship support.
  • button_new3 The Center for Cartoon Studies is accepting applications for the Cornish CCS Residency Fellowship. Residency dates for 2021 are October 15-November 15, and dates for 2022 are March 15-April 15. An honorarium of $3,000 will be provided. Applications must be received by July 1.
  • button_new3 (New York, NY) The Fall 2021 Residency at The Resort in Long Island City, Queens, is accepting applications from BIPOC and LGBTQ+ writers living in New York City who have signed up for the free online network community.theresortlic.com. Two writers will be awarded a free, dedicated writing desk at the Resort in Long Island City, Queens, for the period September 1 – October 31, 2021, which includes 24/7 Resort access, high speed wifi, seltzer/snacks, and a supportive community. The residency also includes free membership in the online Cabana Club for four months. Apply by July 16 for consideration.
  • ViciousMinutesHour is accepting applications from Black Trans folk for two Artist-in-Residence positions. The artist-in-residence opportunity pays $225 CDN per week and serves as a space/time grant, providing an additional source of income for the general work applicants do as an artist.

Check out the Alliance of Art CommunitiesArts for LA, College Art Opportunities for exhibition, residency, and grant opportunities.

Scholarships, Sponsorships, and Grants

  • The Arts and Culture Leaders of Color Emergency Fund is sending US-based BIPOC artists and art administrators whose income has been directly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic payments of $200. Click the link to apply or to donate.
  • button_new3 endingbutton_4 Applications have reopened for the Artist Relief fund, which will distribute $5,000 grants to artists facing dire financial emergencies due to COVID-19. Apply here by May 31 for consideration.
  • The Awesome Foundation offers $1000 grants on a rolling basis.
  • The City of West Hollywood is offering Arts Grants to individuals, nonprofits, groups, and/or collectives with the following program categories and deadlines:
    • The Arts Project Grant, available to eligible nonprofit arts organizations for the production, performance, or presentation of art projects that take place in the City of West Hollywood and that serve the West Hollywood community. Applications due July 1.
    • The Organizational Development Grant, supporting non-profit arts organizations with an interest in strengthening their organization’s infrastructure. Applications due July 1.
    • The Transgender Arts Initiative Grant, to support and enhance artwork to be presented or exhibited in West Hollywood by transgender artists. Individual artist, artist collectives or groups, and nonprofit organizations with a history of supporting transgender artists may apply. Applications due July 1.
    • endingbutton_4 The WeHo Artist Performance Grant, support resident performing artists while offering them the opportunity to share their talents with the community in an easily accessible way. Artists must live in West Hollywood to be eligible. The City will award seven grants with each grant total of $5,000. Applications due June 2.
  • The Covid-19 Aid Funds website lists funding opportunities.
  • The Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism is accepting applications from artists on a rolling basis. Artists covering data privacy, the 2018/2020 elections, the role of technology in society, political influence campaigns, harmful technologies, countering disinformation, and artificial intelligence may receive $500 to $5,000 in grants.
  • Foundry10 is awarding three $2,500 scholarships to students continuing enrollment for the 2021-2022 school year in the following categories: Technical School Returning Student, Community College Returning Student, University Undergraduate Returning Student and Graduate School Returning Student. Apply by June 15 for consideration.
  • Gumroad’s Creators Fund is accepting applications on a rolling basis. Gumroad will be allocating $50,000 in creative grants of $500 to $5,000 throughout the year.
  • Are you a professional freelancer experiencing financial duress? The Haven Foundation offers grants and assistance to applicants with chronic illness or injury or other career-threatening emergencies (excluding COVID-19).
  • I Need Diverse Games & McElroy Family Podcaster 101 Grants are accepting applications on a rolling basis from Black and POC podcasters (preferably beginners). Recipients will receive one of five bundles which include a Yeti Blue Microphone & a copy of “Everybody has a Podcast (Except You).”
  • The Moonrise Fund, an early-stage equity fund backing ambitious creators, is offering $120,000 to $250,000 funds. Visit this page to learn more and apply.
  • My Documented Life maintains a list of scholarships for undocumented students.
  • Canadian artists and cultural connectors are welcome to apply for grant funds through the Professional Development for Arts Professionals of Supporting Artistic Practice. Details on how and when you can apply are available on the page.
  • button_new3 We Need Diverse Books has reopened applications for its Emergency Fund for Diverse Creatives in Publishing.

Check out Arts for LA, College Art Opportunities, or this list by ProFellow for grant opportunities.


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Voice Acting

Check the Casting Call Club for more voice acting and audio opportunities.

Writing and Editing

  • button_new3 endingbutton_4 Auburn Avenue is seeking submissions for its next issue, the visual issue, to be published later this year. Submissions are open to all artists and writers of color until May 31. An honorarium of $50 will be provided to accepted submissions.
  • endingbutton_4 Escape Pod is accepting short science fiction submissions until the end of May.
  • Black Femme Collective is accepting creative nonfiction submissions written by and for Black queer femme storytellers with the theme “Wild” until June 13.
  • The Little, Brown Emerging Artist Award is accepting submissions from unpublished, unagented picture book creators until June 15. The winner will receive $1,500, receive a portfolio review, and will have their submission considered for publication.
  • Carnation Books is accepting submissions of queer winter holiday romances until June 30. Scrubbed fanfiction is welcome. Any winter holiday can be featured, and winter-centric romances with no religious holiday are also welcome. Submissions should be light-hearted with HEAs.
  • Through June 2021, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) is waiving fees for SFWA membership for Black writers. If you qualify for membership, are a Black writer, and would like to join the organization or renew your membership, please send an email to office@sfwa.org for more information.
  • Inclusive Future Magazine is accepting submissions of prose, poetry, art, and graphic design from trans, nonbinary, and genderqueer artists and writers until July 15. Selected contributors will be paid; pay amounts are available on the website.
  • The Analog Award for Emerging Black Voices is accepting hard sci-fi submissions of 1,000 to 5,000 words until July 23. Applicants should be writers over 18 who customarily identify Black, have not published and are not under contract for a book, and have three or less paid publications (additional unpaid publications okay). Analog editors commit to purchasing and publishing the winning story in Analog Science Fiction and Fact, with the intent of creating a lasting relationship, including one year of monthly mentorship sessions.
  • The Ann Petry Award is accepting submissions of previously unpublished prose, either a novel or a collection of short stories or novellas, with a minimum of 150 pages, by a Black writer. The awarded manuscript will be published by Red Hen Press, with its writer awarded $3,000, and a four-week residency at The Community Library’s Ernest and Mary Hemingway House in Ketchum, Idaho. Apply by July 30 for consideration.
  • FIYAH Lit Mag is accepting prose and poetry submissions with the theme Love, Death, and Androids until July 31.
  • Submissions are now open for the New Voices Award and the New Visions Award from Lee & Low Books. Winners of each award receive a $2,000 cash prize and a first time publishing contract with Lee & Low Books. Both writing contests are open to writers of color and Indigenous/Native writers who are residents of the United States and who have not previously had a children’s picture book published (for the New Voices Award), or have had a middle grade or young adult novel published (for the New Visions Award). Submissions are due by July 31.
  • Charlesbridge and TERC are seeking new picture book manuscripts for their “Storytelling Math” series. They are interested only in realistic, contemporary fiction featuring human characters of color, and are particularly interested in #ownvoices manuscripts by BIPOC authors. Manuscripts under 500 words work best for this series. Submit by August 1 for consideration.
  • Nerve Endings: Smut and Nerve Endings: Romance are accepting submissions of short fiction addressing trans and non-binary experiences of sex, sexuality, and relationships. Submissions for Romance are due by October 4 (extended).
  • The Barbellion Prize is accepting submissions of books published between November 2020 and October 31, 2021 until October 31. Eligibility for the prize is predicated on the author’s presentation of life with a long-term chronic illness or disability, whether that be in the form of blindness, MS, cystic fibrosis, dwarfism, or another comparable condition that may substantially define one’s life.

  • AbleGamers is looking for pitches about disability in video games to be featured in their newsletter and on the AbleGamers website. Financial compensation available for accepted pieces.
  • (New York, NY) Abrams Press is seeking a Senior Editor.
  • Anathema Magazine is seeking poetry and cover art submissions from queer/two-spirit person of color/Indigenous/Aboriginal people.
  • Anime Feminist is looking for contributors. Read here for more information. Article writers will be paid $50 per article.
  • Anime News Network is seeking Freelance Editorial Contributors.
  • (REMOTE – NY, NJ, CT) Algonquin Young Readers is seeking an Editorial Assistant. The person in this position will be working from home for the foreseeable future, although interested candidates must reside in either NY, NJ, or CT and able to commute to Workman’s office when it is once again safe to work in an office environment.
  • (New York, NY, currently REMOTE) The Asian American Writers’ Workshop (AAWW) seeks a Managing Editor, an editorial leader who will manage the day-to-day production and operations of the Workshop’s award-winning digital literary magazine The Margins.
  • Autostraddle is seeking personal essays, feature stories, and article submissions on fashion and beauty, sex and relationships, humor, and investigative journalism, particularly from butch/masculine-of-center women, people of color, people over age 45, and trans women.
  • (New York, NY) Bard Graduate Center is seeking a Managing Editor.
  • (New York, NY) Basic Books is seeking an Associate Editor.
  • beestung is accepting submissions from non-binary and two-spirit writers. Poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, hybrids, and art with intracommunity sensibilities are welcome. Contributors will be paid a $20 honorarium.
  • Black Rainbow accepts pitches from LGBQTI people of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community and pays $150 for selected articles.
  • (Petaluma, CA) Cameron + Company is seeking an Editorial Director.
  • Carnation Books is accepting submissions of f/f historical romance of at least 50,000 words from fanfiction authors.
  • CBR is seeking experienced writers to write on comic book news, analyses, and movie and tv show casting news.
  • Charlesbridge editors are offering free, 30-minute sessions to participants who self-identify as Black, Indigenous, or people of color (BIPOC) to discuss their manuscripts. You must enter a lottery on their website for consideration.
  • (San Francisco, CA) Chronicle Books is seeking an Assistant Managing Editor.
  • (New York, NY) Clarkson Potter is seeking a Senior Editor for the cookbook team.
  • Clarksworld Magazine is looking for fiction and nonfiction contributors and pays up to $0.10 per word.
  • (Minneapolis, MN) The Coffee House Press (CHP) board of directors is seeking an Executive Director and Publisher.
  • Online monthly magazine The Dark is accepting submissions from 2000 to 6000 words in length. Encouraged genres include horror and dark fantasy, but graphic, violent horror is not desired. Payment is $0.06/word for up to 6000 words. Republishing payment is $0.01/word.
  • The Deadlands, a new monthly speculative fiction magazine, is accepting short fiction submissions of up to 5000 words and pays $0.10/word.
  • The Drinking Gourd is accepting pitches from Black Muslims. They accept work across all genres with a particular fondness for Afrofuturism and speculative fiction. All contributors are paid a $50 flat rate.
  • (New York, NY) Flatiron Books is seeking an Editorial Assistant.
  • (New York, NY) Future Proof is seeking a Creative Writer to pitch, design, and create narrative content as a part of their interactive and transmedia content.
  • (New York, NY) Grand Central Publishing is seeking an Editorial Assistant to join imprint Forever.
  • (Nashville, TN) Harper Collins Leadership is seeking an Editor.
  • (Nashville, TN) Harper Horizon is seeking an Editor.
  • (New York, NY) Henry Holt is seeking an Editorial Assistant.
  • Interstellar Flight Press is accepting submissions of essays, book-length nonfiction manuscripts, and BIPOC novellas.
  • Interlude Press has reopened to submissions.
  • (New York, NY) Knopf Doubleday is seeking an Associate Editor and an Editorial Assistant.
  • (REMOTE, New York tri-state area preferred) Lee & Low Books is seeking an Editorial Assistant.
  • button_new3 (Minneapolis, MN) Lerner Books is seeking an Assistant Editor/Assistant Photo Editor.
  • “Love Like Mine,” an ongoing column in Xtra, is seeking essays about queer love in all its forms – romantic, familial, platonic, and more.
  • (New York, NY) Macmillian Adult Trade Division is seeking two Associate Managing Editors and a  Senior Managing Editor.
  • New Naratif welcomes pitches from freelancers in Southeast Asia (or from the Southeast Asian diaspora) about stories and issues that matter to Southeast Asia and Southeast Asians. Submissions may include research, journalism, comics, videos, podcasts, etc..
  • button_new3 (New York, NY) The New Press is seeking an experienced Assistant Editor to support two acquiring editors and also to cultivate The Press’s longstanding list of progressive education titles.
  • (New York, NY) One World, an imprint of Penguin Random House, is seeking a Senior Editor.
  • (New York, NY) Pantheon Books is seeking an Editorial Assistant.
  • (New York, NY) Penguin Random House Publisher Services is seeking an Editor or Senior Editor to oversee manga titles on behalf of their client, Kodansha. They’re also seeking an Associate Editor to join their Crown imprint.
  • (New York, NY) Penguin Workshop is seeking an Editor to acquire and develop Middle Grade and early YA fiction.
  • (White Plains, NY) Peter Pauper Press is seeking a full-time, experienced Editor.
  • POMEgranate Magazine is accepting pitches from artists and writers.
  • (Princeton, NJ) Princeton University Press is seeking an Editorial Assistant to support two editors in the acquisition, development, and publishing of distinctive and outstanding books in history. They will serve as a liaison both between authors and the Press, and between departments within the Press.
  • Scholastic Canada is currently interested in reviewing Indigenous material in all genres and at all levels. No other unsolicited submissions are being accepted at this time.
  • The SFWA blog is open to nonfiction submissions that might be of interest to new and/or established writers of science fiction and fantasy.
  • (Boulder, CO or REMOTE) Shambhala Publications is seeking an Editorial Assistant.
  • (New York, NY) St. Martin’s Press is seeking a Senior Editor to acquire and edit lead titles, significantly profitable fiction and nonfiction books, and adult and young adult (especially Own Voices) titles.
  • (New York, NY) Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., a subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, is seeking an Adult Editorial Director.
  • Strange Horizons is seeking First Readers and Article Editors. Positions are volunteer and unpaid.
  • Tasha Robinson is seeking freelancers with experience reviewing animation, especially anime, donghua, or European imports for Polygon. Email her at entertainment[at]polygon[dot]com with clips and pitches for upcoming titles. Pays $250-$350.
  • The Temper is seeking written works, particularly from marginalized writers, that relate to sobriety, addiction, or recovery.
  • Three-Lobed Burning Eye is seeking original speculative short stories and flash fiction. Accepted authors of short stories will receive $100 and for flash fiction authors will receive $30.
  • (Portland, OR) Timber Press is seeking an Acquisitions Editor.
  • (REMOTE) The Tobias Literary Agency is seeking a Literary Agent.
  • (New York, NY) W. W. Norton & Company is seeking an editor for college books in biology.
  • We Need Diverse Books is seeking blog volunteers with experience writing for an audience or an interest in interviewing authors about their work. The position is unpaid.
  • (Los Angeles, CA) WEBTOON is seeking an Associate Editor.
  • (New York, NY) Workman Publishing is seeking a Director of Children’s Publishing and an Editorial Assistant.
  • (New York, NY) Zeitgeist is seeking an Acquisitions Editor and an Editor.

Youth and Internships



  • Affinity is offering its programs at a 50% discount following a free 90-day trial.
  • ArtStation is offering free subscriptions through the end of 2021. With a subscription, you can access as many ArtStation Learning courses as you like.

Remember to check ComiXologyDick Blick, Jerry’s Art-A-Rama, JoannMichael’s, and RightStuf for their weekly ads, coupons, and specials on comics and art supplies.


  • Goodreads offers giveaways for a variety of titles in all genres. Check out these giveaways for comics and graphic novels.
  • endingbutton_4 Seven Seas is accepting answers for its May 2021 Reader Survey. Answer questions and suggest licenses to be entered to win a free paperback. As a special bonus, anyone who takes this survey gets a 30% off coupon for Seven Seas, Ghost Ship, and Airship ebooks on BOOKWALKER until June 2.

That’s it for this week! Look out for another post next week with these categories and possibly more. Is there something you’d like to see more of? Something you know about but don’t see here? Let me know! 


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