Metro seeks Books Editor

View from train to Oban cr Judy DarleyMetro is looking for an experienced part-time books writer and reviewer to cover nine months’ maternity leave on the features desk of the London-based Lifestyle & Entertainment team.

The ideal candidate will have excellent writing and reviewing skills, established contacts in the publishing world and good organisational skills.

You will need experience in writing/editing/blogging or a related field; and the skills and tack to tackle interview-based profiles and features. You will be able to write about the 23rd Scandi-crime novel of the year as well as the latest political biography in a fresh, engaging and compelling way.

You must also be up on the latest debut novels, be commercially aware and have an eye for emerging talent and trends.

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