Monday, April 09, 2007

Monday Morning Market Listings

Good morning, practicing writers. I've just returned from a weekend back in Massachusetts. I do miss that place! Anyway, I have some interesting opportunities to share with you this week. Enjoy!

Submission call from Seal Press: Editor Shari MacDonald Strong seeks "literary essays" for a forthcoming anthology, The Maternal Is Political, which will explore "the vital connection between motherhood and social change." Submission deadline: June 1, 2007. Pays: $100 plus two books. See the very detailed call here.

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Harvard University's Nieman Foundation seeks a Program Director for its Narrative Journalism Program. See the job announcement here.

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The University of Akron is looking for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Creative Writing (Fiction or Creative Nonfiction). See the announcement at HigherEdJobs.com.

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A paid internship is available at enRoute, Air Canada's inflight magazine. Applicants must be 16-30 years old and live outside Quebec. For additional information/criteria/application instructions, see the announcement at Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board.

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The Crucible poetry and fiction competition offers prizes of $150 and $100 to the first- and second- prize winners in each category, respectively. Submission deadline is May 1, 2007; there appears to be no entry fee. Read the guidelines (and note the provision that "permission to publish the material is implied by submission") here. (via CRWROPPS)

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Also via CRWROPPS: There's a new first-mystery prize honoring author Tony Hillerman. From the award page: "The award will go to a first mystery novel set in the Southwest written by a previously unpublished mystery author." Prize includes $10,000 advance and publication by Thomas Dunne Books. Find out more here.

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AbsoluteWrite.com has upped its pay rates. If writing about writing is your thing, read the updated guidelines here.

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You'll find lots of great opportunities listed in the latest Theatre Funding News.

2 comments:

Alison Ashley Formento said...

Thanks for the unique theatre listings. Some great spots to submit these short plays gathering dust in my files.

Erika Dreifus said...

Thanks for your comment, Alison. That is a great resource. I highly recommend subscribing (it's free). For those who are interested, the same organization runs a film/video newsletter, too.