Posting: Poetry Editor

Forest for the Trees is currently searching for a poetry editor to complete our team. We’re looking for someone with a passion for working with youth, their writing, and poetry in particular.

Responsibilities will include reading poetry submissions to the journal and selecting those the editorial staff will choose from for each biannual publication.

If you’re interested, and you’ve looked around our site and think you might be a good fit for the job, send an email with your resume to Please include, in a separate document, the details of your previous editing experience and your experience with poetry. You may also mention a favorite poem or two, and why you like them. Include your experience with young adult writing.

Currently, this position does not offer payment.

A Blank Slate

Are you a teen who loves to write? Or someone who used to be a teen and still likes to write about it? We’d love to read your work and consider it for publication in the inaugural issue of Forest for the Trees, coming spring 2016.

We promise to consider your work with the best interests of both you and our journal in mind. If we choose your writing for publication, we promise to provide it with a beautiful home you can be proud of.

Let’s see what we can do together!