I have been working at Kirkus Media as a contractor (More than a year)
pays promptly. effective feedback. easy to work for.
infrequent projects but I suppose that could change.
Advice to Management
n/a I'm a freelancer and don't desire any management advancement
I applied online. I interviewed at Kirkus Media.
There was no interview process, per se. Instead, an editor asked me to write a mock review in the Kirkus style, using a book I had recently read. I received various examples and guidelines to go by, and then the editor replied several weeks later with feedback (I believe he was out of town, hence the slow response). After resubmitting my review and the editor approved, I received my first book review assignment.
Kirkus has a standard freelance contract--no negotiating, though they do offer slightly more money for more time-consuming books.
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