The Readers shall be tasked with offering pre-publication advice, especially as regards the ‘readability’ of the works published in each issue. They shall respond to questions of meaning, inspiration and (in general) to how each issue contributes to the growth of creativity, emergent writing and scholarship.
Interested applicants must be able to demonstrate (1) a superb written/oral command of the English language; (2) an ability to read with a keen and perceptive eye; (3) a multi-disciplinary outlook whether as of practice or intellectual enagement.
Applicants should have completed a degree in any disicpline or in their final year in university.
To apply, please send the following:
(1) A personal statement of not more than 500 words stating what Saraba means to you, and what you see as the future of Saraba and your role in it.
(2) Your curriculum vitae
(3) A photograph not more than 4mb
(4) Contact details
(5) A piece of writing (prose, poetry or any form) which in your opinion is an example of good writing stating reasons for your choice.
(6) A piece of writing (prose, poetry or any form) which in your opinion is an example of bad writing stating reasons for your choice.
Your application should preferably be in a single doc or pdf file except the photograph.
Your application should reach us before 15 March 2011.
10 applicants will be shortlisted. Final selection will be made based on how an applicant responds to posers raised in written conversations to be arranged between the Publishers of Saraba and the applicant.
Successful applicants will be announced in the March Issue of Saraba.
Readers shall be entitled to free copies of Saraba (web and print); commissions shall be paid yearly; Saraba Readers shall attend Saraba events with full transportation/living costs borne by Saraba or a part thereof.
All applications should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Cc: email@example.com
So, expecting your application.
Saraba is seeking the service of 5 persons who will serve as Readers for the Magazine.