Call for Volunteers – Book Review Syndicator

CWILA is seeking a volunteer to select book reviews for syndication on

The role of the Book Reviews Syndicator is to:

  1. Be aware of the landscape of critical engagement with literature in Canada.
  2. Maintain an active discourse with women or trans* critics.
  3. Select high-quality reviews (notable for depth of critical engagement, strength of voice and writing style, and ability to incite further discussion) for syndication on the CWILA site.
  4. Obtain permission from the author and original publisher for syndication and take care of any logistical concerns that may arise because of syndication.
  5. Preface each review published with a critical introduction.
  6. Actively incite engagement and discussion about the syndicated reviews via social media.
  7. Actively solicit review recommendations through engagement with the larger culture of Canadian criticism.

This is a part-time position that can be expected to take 12-15 hours / month. The work can be done at anytime of day and from anywhere with internet access. Interested applicants should submit a brief statement of intent and a list of relevant experience (in the body of the e-mail) by Friday March 7th, 2014 to We particularly welcome and encourage submissions from people with disabilities, trans* people, Indigenous people, as well as other women and/or trans* people of colour.

We look forward to hearing from you!


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