Work Study Opportunity 2020-2021 -- Brick magazine

AP/EN 4099 6.0 -- Work Study Opportunity 2020-2021 -- Brick magazine

Applications are now open for a special opportunity for one Creative Writing or English 4th Year Honours student to enrol in a Work Study course at Brick magazine, an international journal of literary non-fiction based in Toronto. This is an unpaid 6.0 credit Work Study course. The student will

  • assist with the work of producing, publishing, and promoting one or two forthcoming issues
  • learn about the operation of a literary magazine
  • become acquainted with editing principles
  • have the opportunity to respond critically to the work Brick publishes

The successful candidate will work closely with the team at Brick over the course of the Fall-Winter 2020-21 semester as well as the faculty liaison, Prof. David Goldstein. The course requirements will include approximately 10 hours a week of work at Brick for 20-22 weeks between September 2020 and April 2021. The successful student will be expected to work with Prof. Goldstein to develop a reading list for the course and to write a short reflection paper (20-30 pages) on their experiences at the end of the course.

In order to apply, please submit a CV and a cover letter outlining your interest and suitability for this opportunity with your name, email, and student number to Michelle Anacleto michana@yorku.ca.

The deadline for applications is August 20, 2020. Only the successful candidate will be contacted.

Brick magazine cover (PDF)