Monday, March 16, 2009

Monday Morning Markets/Jobs/Opportunities

Teachers & Writers magazine "welcomes articles about teaching the art of writing in kindergarten through college and in non-classroom settings." The magazine also invites submissions on related topics, "such as oral history, translation, and teaching writing in combination with other arts. Articles should present innovative techniques and ideas or shine a new light on familiar subject matter." Pays: "small honorarium, payable on publication, and copies of the magazine." Click here to learn more.
The Michael Marks Awards for Poetry Pamphlets will confer two awards of £5,000 each, one to recognize a work in poetry published in "pamphlet form", and the other to honor a publisher of poetry in this form. "Pamphlet form" includes "pamphlets, chapbooks, small press publications, community publications, illustrated works, art books and nontraditional book formats." The deadline is coming up very fast: 5pm (London time) on March 20. Only for pamphlets published in the UK. There is no entry fee. Please visit the Web site for much more information.
The Bottom Line Poetry Contest, sponsored by a medical group of 46 Florida gastroenterologists , seeks original poems about colonoscopies. Poems must be received no later than midnight on March 31, 2009. There's no entry fee. Pays: $500 cash, or a free colonoscopy. Visit this Web site for more information (click "Upcoming Events" to access the contest rules and regulations). Thanks to University Diaries for the tip!
Chuck Sambuchino introduces us to agent Kelly Sonnack, who represents "all things kids stuff." Check out the interview here.
And of course, some jobs!
Teacher and Program Coordinator for Continuing Education in Writing, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Director of Communications, Northwestern University (Illinois)
Public Relations Specialist, Murray State University (Kentucky)
Information Writer-Web Writer/Editor, Bloomsburg University (Pennsylvania)
Multimedia Writer/Editor, University of Maryland University College

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