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Dalkey Archive Press, an American publisher, is looking for interns.
It doesn’t ask for much. Just that candidates have “no other commitments (personal or professional)” that could interfere with the grunt labour they’ll be doing at the Press. The ad helpfully offers some examples of such commitments, such as “family obligations, writing, involvement with other organizations, degrees to be finished, holidays to be taken, [or] weddings to attend in Rio”.
There’s another long list of things that will prompt “immediate dismissal", which includes:
After the ad went viral, Dalkley’s publisher John O’Brien yesterday came out and said the whole thing was satire. But he’s apparently been swamped with applications. Go figure.