Sample Literary Critic Cover Letter

This literary critic cover letter shows the hiring manager the applicant's interest in and aptitude for writing a column reviewing books and other pertinent literary works in a newspaper or magazine. All literary critic cover letters with useful information and reference to training and experience help job seekers land an interview and a position.

Gerald Peabody
45 Hammond Road
Any City, USA 89890

September 3, 2006

Mr. Hank Wheeler,
Hiring Manager
Any Place Herald
62 Morrison Avenue
Any Place, USA 99999

Dear Mr. Wheeler:

Thank you for posting your need for an experienced literary critic on JobBankUSA.com. I am available for this position and can start work immediately. You'll see from my resume that I have five years of experience writing book reviews and commentary on other literary works.

May I meet you in person for an interview? I'd be happy to come to your office and show you samples of my work as one of two literary critics for the Turner Newspaper Group. If you are interested, please phone me at 345-678-9999 to arrange a time that fits your schedule. Thank you for taking a moment to read my cover letter and consider me for the job.


Gerald Peabody

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