If you live in the London area, A.M. Heath is currently offering a three-month, paid internship in their Translation Rights department!
According to their website: the ideal candidate will have strong administrative skills, a genuine enthusiasm for books and international publishing, and enjoy working as part of a friendly, close-knit team. The role involves administrative work supporting the Rights team – logging submissions, organizing paperwork, coordinating materials with publishers and authors – with a focus on preparing for the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Experience within publishing and/or knowledge of another language would be welcome, but is not necessary.
They want someone to start immediately and work until late November. The internship is full-time; hours are 9:30 to 5:30 with an hour for lunch. The salary will be the London living wage.
The deadline for applications is midday on Friday, September 7, 2018. (London Time) To learn how to apply, check their news feed. As always, good luck!
Blogger and writer of MG/YA fiction.
A.M. HEATH LITERARY AGENTS
A.M. Heath is hosting a week long event of pitches on twitter for unpublished writers seeking agent representation. Each day will focus on a different genre of fiction and authors are invited to tweet one pitch for their polished manuscript on the relevant day using the hashtag #TellAMH. The dates and themed events are as follows:
- Monday, September 18th: Crime/thriller/psychological suspense
- Tuesday, September 19th: Historical fiction
- Wednesday, September 20th: Women’s fiction
- Thursday, September 21st: Children’s fiction (any age group)
- Friday, September 22nd: Wild card (any genre)
A favorite from one of the agents or their assistant invites authors to submit directly to that agent via A.M. Heath website. (Be sure to mention that the tweet was favorited in the submission letter.) And for further excitement, they will select one winning pitch per genre the week commencing September 25, 2017 to receive a critique on the selected authors first 10,000 words!
Please be aware that A.M. Heath is based in London so that you pitch your genre on the correct date! Now, get those pitches ready! And don’t forget to check out the participating agents and assistants on their blog post so you don’t get scammed by trolls! As always, good luck!
Blogger and writer of MG/YA fiction