Helping people grow.
We are an organisation supporting people new to the Literary and Media industries. The Mackayan is committed to helping writers develop and grow within their chosen subject specialism within the Arts, Music, Literature, Culture, or Politics.
Writers begin their journey with The Mackayan as a columnist and have the opportunity to lead others as an editor for their chosen department as positions become available.
This is a professional organisation with a single, dedicated team structure and limited numbers. Because the of the team size, our writers have a far greater exposure ratio to the audience and a far better access to support. Our Writers and Audience are two separate entities.
Part of the Houghton & Mackay Organisation.
APPLY TO JOIN
There is an active waiting list to join The Mackayan as a Writer, Editor, Photographer, Artist, Reporter or Correspondent. To apply, please provide a sample of your most recent work, written in a Journalistic Style, together with your choice of department.
For people looking to join the team as a Media Correspondent or reporter obtain further information by visiting the team section on the home page.
Every team member builds & promotes the organisation and their presence online within all the major social media platforms. We exist on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Tumblr and Linkedin.
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Writers for The Mackayan operate via a code of conduct, ensuring their writing meets with the desired house style of publication. In addition, participants adhere to a journalism/editorial code of conduct.
Twice a year the organisation meets in london for our general conference. it is an opportunity to meet your fellow writers, network and exchange ideas
gain access to a dedicated team library
interview specialists in the expressive industries of music, literature and the arts.
TAKE PART IN A LIVE ORGANISATION WHILST LEARNING AND DEVELOPING AT THE SAME TIME.
- HOW WILL VACCINE INEQUALITY AFFECT THE POST-COVID WORLD?Matthew Parkes, discusses the Vaccine Rollout and its management across the globe, asking if it is being executed fairly.
- THE PENGUIN: COMIC VILLAIN, OR ANTI-SEMITIC CARICATURE?Mandy Wan, Literature Columnist, shines a light on the Character, The Penguin, to discover what is hiding in the Shadows.
- THE HUMANITIES STILL STANDING.Stephen Hinds Day, Culture Columnist, explores the STEM subjects being studied across the Education sector, comparing it to the Humanities and Technology. Which is the right choice?