Monday, October 08, 2007

Monday Morning Markets/Jobs/Opportunities

Existere, a semiannual journal based at Canada's York University, "will now pay a small honourarium to writers upon publication." Next submission deadline is December 31, 2007. Find out more about what Existere is looking for here ("All genres and forms are welcome, including poetry, short plays, short stories, postcard stories, arts and literature reviews, critical essays, interviews, sketches, photos, etc."). (via

Northern Virginia Magazine is looking for "a freelance contributor to write book, independent film, DVD and CD features on a semi-monthly basis. Interested applicants MUST demonstrate savvy in all areas of the world of media. Contributor will also have the opportunity to write profile features on artists, authors, philanthropists and notable performing arts figures in the Northern Virginia region." See the announcement here.

Northern Virginia Magazine is also seeking a freelance contributor to write a semi-monthly, humorous column on pets. See the announcement here.

"The American Federation of Teachers seeks a consultant to serve as part-time articles editor for American Academic, a 100-150 page annual journal on higher education issues for academics and policy makers. Working with an outside advisory board and AFT staff, the articles editor will be responsible for reviewing, editing and preparing all articles for publication (7-10 per issue.) Candidates must have editing experience, preferably with an academic and/or policy related journal. The work may be done in locations remote from Washington, DC (such as a college campus); the salary is $15,000." See the announcement here.

========== "is looking for writers to contribute to our travel series on North American destinations. Stories will be about local attractions. Writing must be family-oriented." Pays: $50/assignment of 600-700 words. See the list of cities to be covered, and submission information, here.

This week's non-teaching writing-related college and university jobs include:

Writer/Assistant Editor, LaGuardia Community College (CUNY, New York)
Deputy Chief Communications Officer, Baruch College (CUNY, New York)
Senior Press Officer, The New School (New York)
Communications Coordinator, Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service (Tufts University, Massachusetts)
Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications, Boston College
Senior Development Writer, University of California/Santa Cruz

And this week's teaching jobs include:

Assistant Professor of Creative Writing (fiction, poetry, or creative nonfiction), Eugene Lang College (The New School, New York)
Assistant Professor (primary specialty in fiction, secondary specialty in poetry), Montclair State College (New Jersey)
Assistant Professor/Director of Creative Writing Programming (fiction or creative non-fiction specialty), Cleveland State University
Assistant Professor of English (fiction), Colgate University (New York)
Visiting Professor of Creative Writing (fiction), Murray State University (Kentucky)
Tenure-track faculty in English, "with primary area of interest in creative writing (poetry) and with secondary expertise in American literature," Hampden-Sydney College (Virginia)
Associate to Full Professor of Fiction or Poetry, University of California at San Diego
Tenure-track English/Creative Writing Instructor, Monterey Peninsula College (California)
Tenure-track Composition/Developmental Writing Instructor, Monterey Peninsula College (California)

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