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Submission Readers 

Autumn House Press accepts volunteer readers to screen on a rolling basis. This is an unpaid position and volunteers will not be given college credit (unless volunteer hours are stipulated as a component of a course) but will receive gratis copies of the prize-winning books.


  • MFA (or MFA-in-progress)
  • Previous experience with a literary journal, magazine, or press
  • Access to a computer (readers will use our online submission manager, Submittable)
  • Strong reading and writing skills
  • A knowledge of Autumn House’s aesthetic
  • The ability to work and manage time independently

To apply, please send a resume or CV as an attachment to cstroud@autumnhouse.org. In your email, please specify what genre and reading period you are hoping to volunteer for and how many hours per week you’d like to volunteer.