Hey there readers!
Here at Hack Library School, we pride ourselves on providing engaging, thoughtful, and useful resources for Library and Information Science students. Because we’re a blog by and for students, eventually we have to move on to bigger and better things (like graduation and full-time professional gigs). The good news for all of you is that we’re looking for a new group of dedicated students who would like to be regular contributors here.
We’re looking for people who are enthusiastic, skilled writers who have backgrounds and specialties that we’re currently lacking at HLS. Hack Library School values diversity of opinion and experience, and we’re looking to expand. If you don’t see yourself reflected in our site, we want to hear from you. We strive to critically engage with topics and we’re not afraid of “stirring the pot”–and we hope you aren’t either!
We ask that only writers who are graduating in May 2022 or later should apply. We want our writers to have at least one academic year with Hack Library School so that everyone can have a positive and fulfilling experience.
HLS writers post one 600-900 word article per month. Topics are chosen by the author and can cover anything related to libraries or library school.
If you’re interested in regularly contributing to the blog, please send us an email to hacklibschool [at] gmail [dot] com with the following application materials by Wednesday, March 31, 2021.
- A brief bio.
- Your school and anticipated graduation date.
- Your professional interests and 2-3 topics that you would like to write about.
- A writing sample, if possible. This does not need to be formal. Feel free to link us to a personal blog, a paragraph of a paper, etc. We just like to get a feel for your writing style.
If you are a recent graduate or can’t commit to being a regular contributor, please consider writing a guest post for us! Just indicate that you are interested in a guest post in your email.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Featured image is a photo of former Managing Editor Stefanie’s floofy cat, Lily.