Freelance Features Writer

KIRKUS MEDIA LLC, New York, New York

Date Posted November 21, 2019
Industry Magazines / Publishing
Specialty Other
Job Status Freelance
Salary Not Specified


Kirkus Reviews is seeking experienced freelance features writers to create sponsored author profiles. Writers should love books and be prepared to write engaging, insightful 1,100-word profiles about authors and their work. Applicants should have 3-5 years of journalism experience, including writing book reviews and interviews.

To apply, please send your resume and clips to Myra Forsberg, Kirkus Indie Editor, at

Kirkus Reviews is also looking for experienced book reviewers to review for Kirkus Indie, the magazine's section dedicated to self-published authors. Reviews are in the same format and held to the same high standards as other sections of Kirkus Reviews.

To apply, please submit your resume, clips, and a list of reviewing specialties to Kirkus Senior Indie Editor David Rapp at

About Kirkus Reviews

Founded in 1933, Kirkus has been one of the most trusted and authoritative voices in book discovery. Today, Kirkus Reviews covers more than 7,000 books published by traditional houses and more than 3,000 self-published books every year. The magazine is published on the 1st and 15th of every month, and because of the scope of its coverage, its authoritative voice, and the timeliness of its reviews, Kirkus Reviews is revered by many as the first indicator of a book’s potential.

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