Monday, June 30, 2008

Monday Morning Markets/Jobs/Opportunities

If you're finding too many literary journals closed to summer submissions, you'll be happy to learn that Crazyhorse will welcome your fiction, poetry, or nonfiction/essays throughout the year. Pays: $20/"page of layout". Encourages submissions via online submission manager. Visit the journal's site here.
Another litmag that reads year-round, The Missouri Review, is offering some first-person insights into the mechanics of its reading process on its blog.
New litmag on the block: Sotto Voce, which is now taking submissions for its first issue. Pays (albeit not very much) on publication. Details here. (via
Chuck Sambuchino interviews literary agent Julie Hill, who seems most interested in representing nonfiction, including travel and memoir. And over on the same blog, Kristen Howe alerts us to a new literary agency and what it's looking for.
BIG NEWS about one of our own e-books. Starting tomorrow and continuing through the month of July, you can get a copy of our Guide to No-Cost Literary Contests and Competitions at half-price. That's 275 opportunities right at your fingertips, for a mere $4.99. Be sure to bookmark this page and return there tomorrow to get your copy! After July 31, the guide will be retired.
And you know you can always count on finding a few job listings in the weekly roundup!

Assistant Professor in Creative Writing (Poetry), Washburn University (Kansas)
Adjunct Instructors (English), Newbury College (Massachusetts)
Writer/Publications Assistant, University of Tampa (Florida)
Manager, Communications, University of Houston-Downtown (Texas)
Senior Writer, Boston College (Massachusetts; note that this is a part-time position that is not benefits-eligible)
Special thanks to BJ Epstein for the following listings:
Lecturer in Creative Writing, University of Salford (UK)
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing (0.5 FTE), De Montfort University (UK)

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