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Work With Carnation

Work With Carnation

Thank you for your interest in working with Carnation Books!
All of our jobs are paid contractor positions.  We operate on a royalties structure--we don’t get paid until authors get paid. 

You must be 18 to apply. Interviews will be conducted over Skype. We hire exclusively from within fandom, so please include some details about your fandom participation in your cover letter. 

Please send all inquiries to contact
@carnationbooks.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

Currently, we are accepting applications for the following positions:

Substantive/Plot Editors and Line/Style Editors
Qualifications: Beta reader with references, or previous experience as a paid editor, or promotion from internship. Ability to spend a minimum of 10 hours a week editing assigned titles on your own schedule.
Apply by sending a cover letter, resume, and link to your work (your own writing and/or pieces you've worked on).

Marketing Internship
Qualifications desired: Ability to quickly learn about book marketing; able to spend a minimum of 10 hours per week promoting assigned titles on your own schedule.
Apply by sending a cover letter and resume, including info about your fandom background and availability. 

Cover Artist
Apply by sending a brief cover letter and a link to your portfolio.


Currently, we are not actively recruiting for the following positions. However, we would like to strongly encourage you to send an inquiry anyway, so that we can contact you when work becomes available. If you would like to be considered for our copy editor internship, we require that you get involved in our marketing program first. We'll be recruiting future editorial interns directly from our pool of marketing interns.

Copy Editor Internship
Prerequisite: Current marketing internship participant.
Qualifications desired: Ability to pass a straightforward copyediting test; time and ability to return a manuscript in a timely fashion. Fanfiction writers preferred!
Apply by sending a cover letter, resume, and link to your work.

Ebook Formatter
Qualifications desired: Time and willingness to develop a knowledge of ebook formatting; ability to complete a formatting sample.
Apply by sending an inquiry letter.