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Anne James

Anne James - Designer

Dublin, Ireland

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I am the Founding Editor of Zymbol and on duty at Ploughshares, St. Petersburg Review, and New England Poetry Club. Publishing houses and authors call on me for discerning edits and beautiful designs.

Anthologies Classics Crime & Mystery Fantasy Literature Poetry Science Fiction Short Story Thriller
Career Guides Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits DIY & Crafts Health & wellbeing History Nature Self-help & Self-improvement Travel

Work experience

Marketing Consultant


December, 2015 – Present (over 1 year)

Commissioning writers for limited-edition art book. Providing expertise in crowdfunding, publicity, and production.



January, 2015 – Present (over 2 years)

Flagged 2 authors in both Spring 2015 ed. Neil Astley and Summer 2015 ed. Lauren Groff. Selected 2 fiction pieces shortlisted for Summer 2016 ed. Claire Messud and James Wood.

Founding Editor / Publisher


May, 2012 – Present (about 5 years)

Zymbol is an independent, international magazine of surreal art and literature. Known for incorporating art and design with literature, Zymbol is often considered the most beautiful magazine in the US. Find Zymbol nationwide at Barnes & Noble and Books-A-Million, and at Foyles Bookstores in the UK.

Senior Editor

St. Petersburg Review

July, 2011 – Present (almost 6 years)

Set the production schedule and delegate tasks to staff of 8 editors, 5 volunteer readers, and 2 interns. Lead staff recruitment and development. With Founding Editor, the only editor permitted to veto/accept/solicit submissions. Coordinate joint events with peer organizations PEN America, SABLE, DISQUIET International Literary Program, and Guernica Magazine.

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I am a professional designer, art director and illustrator who loves books and works for several publishing houses in Europe, USA and Asia.



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