What is a Book Review Editor?


Book Review Editor Job Description

A book review editor is responsible for managing the solicitation, acceptance and review process for books that are submitted to a publication.



Typical Job Duties

• Identify books that are appropriate for review

• Obtain review copies from publisher

• Identify potential reviewers and solicit book review submissions

• Liaise with the author of the book review

• Provide suggestions to the author regarding possible improvements to the book

• Consult with the Editor-in-Chief regarding the inclusion of the review in the publication



Scholarships for Becoming a Book Review Editor

The Applicable Majors section below shows fields of study relevant to a career as a Book Review Editor. You can search for scholarships matched to those fields of study on our All Scholarships by Major page.


Success Tip: Be sure to apply for any scholarships that you even barely qualify for, as there are millions of dollars of scholarships that go unused every year due to a lack of applicants!



Applicable Majors

Studying one of the university majors listed below is an excellent starting point for becoming a Book Review Editor. Click on the links to find out what else you can do with these majors!


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