Interested in The Cincinnati Review? Check out this interview with the journal's poetry editor, Don Bogen, over on Luna Park (which promises that this piece "is the first of our ongoing series of writers interviewing literary magazine editors"). Remember that The Cincinnati Review reads submissions between September 1 and May 31 and pays $30/page for poetry ($25/page for prose).
Here's what looks to be a lucrative and impressive opportunity for college students. The Norman Mailer College Writing Award will provide a cash award of $10,000, travel and lodging for the winner to attend the Norman Mailer Writers Colony National Awards Ceremony, and a full scholarship to the 2010 Norman Mailer Writers Colony. This year's category is creative nonfiction. "Students may submit work in any of the many subgenres of creative nonfiction: memoir or autobiography, essay, literary journalism, profiles of people or places, and so on." The competition is open to students who will be college seniors, juniors, or sophomores in fall 2009. There is no entry fee. For more information/guidelines, please visit the Web site. (NB: Complementary award for high school students, too.)
The Guide to Literary Agents blog introduces two new literary agents at Firebrand Literary: Stacia Decker and Danielle Chiotti. Learn more about them (and what they specialize in) here.
But wait, there's more! The GLA blog also introduces agent Willy Blackmore, who has joined BLISS Literary Agency. Check out his fiction and nonfiction interests here.
And yes, I have managed to find some jobs to share with you this week, too!
Professor of Latino Studies/Writer-in-Residence, University of Houston-Victoria (Texas)
Part-time Adjunct Professor of Creative Writing (preference for specialty in short fiction and/or interest in new media), Savannah College of Art and Design-Atlanta (Georgia)
Associate Director of Public Relations, Mercy College (New York)
Director of Communications, Villanova University (Pennsylvania)
Director of Communications, San Jose State University (California)