Freelance Writers are invited to write book reviews for Kirkus Media (est. 1933), publishers of the bi-weekly magazine Kirkus Reviews, which features authoritative reviews of pre-publication books.
The company needs qualified freelance writers to review English and Spanish-language books for Kirkus Indie, the magazine’s special segment devoted to self-published authors. Kirkus Indie currently reviews about 3,000 self-published books annually.
The editors expect writers to compose and format reviews based on the same specific criteria as other high-quality reviews in the magazine.
Writers can expect to review books in any genre, of any length, in all formats: digital, paperback, and hardcover. Length per book review is approx. 350 words. Writers have a two-week deadline to turn in a polished review.
Payment: discussed individually with contracted writers.
To apply, writers will need to submit a resume, work samples, and subjects of interest.