We are currently accepting applications for
readers, a social media intern, and short fiction editor ​

Deadline: None. We'll close applications when we fill the position.

This is a remote, volunteer, unpaid position. You must be able to commit to at least three months and be over the age of 18. We’re a flexible, inclusive work environment. Bring your enthusiasm for literature and your willingness to learn. Ideally, you're already familiar with Five South. If not, please take a look. Read our mission statement. Follow us on Twitter and get to know our vibe. Five South aims to be a no stress environment. We want this to be fun and we want you to get something out of it.



These positions do not qualify for college credit, however, if you are still in school and would like to include this as part of your work study program, we’re happy to discuss with your teachers and school and fill out the necessary paperwork.

Short Fiction Editor

This is a lead position and a head of department. Prior leadership experience is not necessary, but good editing skills are mandatory. 



  • Submit your application and cover letter below.

  • Because of time constraints and volume of applicants, please keep cover letters brief (1-2 paragraphs).


In your cover letter, include:

  • Two literary journals or magazines you read on a regular basis.

  • Tell us who you are, what you're about. We're not your average journal and we don't want the average resume. Do you stand out? Tell us why.

  • Tell us one thing you're most proud of.

  • Please include your social media handles for Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook​