Oregon Humanities, "a journal of ideas and perspectives published twice a year by the Oregon Council for the Humanities," is now accepting submissions for its Spring 2008 issue, which will focus on the theme of "Strangers." Deadline for feature proposals and essay drafts is November 13, 2007. Pays: $50-$800, depending on the department and the length/complexity of the piece. Check the detailed guidelines here.
The Danforth Review, a Canada-based online journal, is open to short story submissions during the month of November (for its December issue). Pays: $100 (CDN). Guidelines here.
Legacy magazine "offers a thought-provoking look at the field of heritage interpretation through articles about individuals who interpret natural and cultural history, biographies of important figures in or related to the field, discussions of interpretive sites, and trends in interpretation." Its March/April 2008 will be themed "Interpreting Peace." Queries are due by December 10, 2007. Content includes feature articles, commentary, profiles, "visitor's view" pieces describing visits to specific sites, and book reviews. Pays: $75-$300. See guidelines here.
Thanks to Eloise Klein Healy for forwarding information about Arktoi Books, her imprint at Red Hen Press, which publishes "works of high literary quality by lesbian writers." Submissions are now being accepted (through the rest of November) in poetry; in 2008, submissions will be accepted in fiction; in 2009 in poetry; in 2010 in nonfiction). Payment: book publication and a contract from Red Hen Press.
This week's non-teaching jobs for writers go beyond the college/university campus environment:
Managing Editor (Nevada Humanities/Online Nevada Encyclopedia), University of Nevada-Reno;
Creative Copywriter, University of California/Riverside;
Communications Specialist, Carbonfund.org (Maryland);
Communications Specialist, Institute of International Education (Washington, DC);
Part-time Web Editor/Content Manager, Museum of the City of New York;
Part-time Assistant Information Officer, German Academic Exchange Officer (DAAD) (New York); and
Editor-in-Chief, Do Something (New York).
And this week's teaching jobs include:
Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing (fiction), Hamline University (Minnesota);
Assistant/Associate Professor (American Literature/Fiction Writing), Bethany College (West Virginia);
Assistant Professor of Creative Writing (Poetry), Roger Williams University (Rhode Island);
Scholar-in-Residence, Central State University (Ohio); and
"Creative Writing position to teach poetry, fiction, and non-fiction; modern and contemporary British, European, or American literature; and first-year composition courses," Framingham State College (Massachusetts).