Monday, June 16, 2008

Monday Morning Markets/Jobs/Opportunities

You have until June 30 to enter the Poetry Writers' Yearbook Poetry Competition. Open to "all ages, professions, and nationalities," this competition charges no entry fee (but does require you to register with the publisher's Web site). Poems must address the current theme: "desire." Prize is £300 and publication online (or £500 worth of books and publication online). Note that by entering this competition, you grant publishing rights to your poem should it be shortlisted or win the competition. All details here.

There's a new Web address for the Student Choice Contest run each month by the MFAers from the Whidbey Writers' Workshop program. This contest charges no entry fees, and is open to brief submissions of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and writing for children/young adults. Details now here. (via

You'll learn a lot about editorial interests for essays and book reviews over at The Chronicle Review by reading this transcript of an online chat with its Editor, Liz McMillen.

The Renegade Writer fills us in on upcoming deadlines for essays AND photographs for possible inclusion in the new "Ultimate" anthology series from HCI (the Chicken Soup publishers).

INTHEFRAY magazine is looking for a part-time Executive Director. Pays small honorarium ($750 annually). Prefers someone in the New York metro area, but there's potential to work remotely. Details here.

Thanks to Victoria Strauss for letting people know they SHOULD NOT ENTER THIS CONTEST.

Finally, here's the weekly job roundup:

Part-time Writing Coach, Stanford University Graduate School of Business (California)
Lecturer in Creative Writing and English Literature/Language, University of Westminster (UK; thanks to BJ for the tip)
Senior News Writer, Bucknell University (Pennsylvania)
News Editor, Binghamton University (New York)
Editor, Arizona Cancer Center/University of Arizona

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