Join Us! 2018-2019 Call for Editors

Headlight is now seeking applications for 2018-2019 editorial positions from current graduate students in Concordia’s English Department. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in literary editing/publishing, support your fellow students, and engage with exciting creative work from emerging artists. Interested students should send a CV and cover letter to by Sept. 30, 2018.

We are accepting applications for the positions of Managing Editor, Poetry Editor, Fiction Editor, Visual Art Editor, and Designer. Roles are as follows:

Managing Editor*

  • Along with Editor-in-Chief and fellow Managing Editor, makes final decisions on works/edits accepted for publication
  • Coordinates submission and approval process through the Headlight email account
  • Helps organize/run events and calls for submission (venue booking, publicity, etc.)
  • Assists with funding applications and finance management as needed

*This is the ideal entry position for a first-year student who is interested in leading the journal next year as Editor-in-Chief.

Poetry/Fiction/Visual Art Editors

  • Selects submitted works in the applicable category for publication
  • If necessary, works with the submitting artist to apply edits
  • Assists with theme brainstorming and publicity


  • Responsible for cover design and layout of the final journal (in spring 2019)
  • Requires familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud, especially InDesign

Send your questions/applications to by Sept. 30, 2018. You are welcome to apply for more than one of the above positions. We look forward to hearing from you!

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