This application is for a Midnight Echo co-editorship.

TWO Co-editors will be recruited during this application period: one for a 2017 publication, and one for a 2018 publication.

Applications open on Wednesday 24 May and close on Friday 16 June. Offers will be made to successful applicants two to four weeks from the closing date. The co-editorship will commence once the offer is accepted and payment of $175.00 has been received.

Each Co-editorship will focus on all aspects of producing one volume of Midnight Echo. The Co-editor will be expected, under supervision and in collaboration, to:

  • Review the slush pile
  • Be involved in the decision-making and selection process
  • Be involved in the compilation process
  • Be involved in organising the order of stories and layout of the magazine
  • Edit selected stories
  • Prepare for electronic publication.

The successful applicant will be credited as a ‘Co-editor’ in Midnight Echo upon publication. The applicant must be available from the complete project to be credited as Co-editor.

Time Frame:
I will be available for up to a six-month period between July and Dec 2017I will be available for up to a six-month period between Jan and June 2018

I acknowledge all information in this application is true, and that I am the author (or illustrator) of the enclosed submission.

Applicant Details:

Preferred Contact:SkypeFace-to-FacePhoneEmailOther (please explain)

Additional Questions:
Please explain in no more than 500 words why you would like to co-edit an issue of Midnight Echo, and what you hope to gain from the experience both personally and professionally.

Please include (or add below) a resume (max. 1000 words or two pages) detailing writing and editing credits, and relevant experience and publications.

Have you been a recipient of an AHWA Mentorship previously?

Are you also applying for a 2017 AHWA Mentorship?

Please note successful applicants can only be offered one placement per program and are asked to consider this if applying for a co-editorship and a mentorship.

Thank you once again for your interest in the AHWA 2017 Mentorship Program. You will receive an email confirming receipt of this application.

The AHWA wish you the best of luck with your application.