Monday, June 01, 2009

Monday Morning Markets/Jobs/Opportunities

Poets & Writers, Inc., is looking for a managing director.
Sarabande Books, an independent, nonprofit, literary press established in 1994, is seeking a Marketing Director/Development Assistant. They are looking for an individual with a strong commitment to contemporary poetry, short fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as superior organizational and public relations skills. Minimum BA, MFA, and /or experience desirable. Candidates must be self-starters and highly attentive to details and deadlines. The position includes full-time salary, health, dental, and retirement benefits, private office equipped with a Mac, and ample marketing budget. Job responsibilities include:

* Marketing and publicity for each of ten annual titles
* Attendance at three annual book conferences
* Twice yearly visits to NYC book reviewers
* Some fundraising activity

Please send letter, resume, three phone references, and a list of your top fifteen favorite contemporary poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction titles by June 15 to Sarah Gorham at sgorham(at)sarabandebooks(dot)org. (via KFW Hot Flash)
Attention, Maine writers! "The Individual Artist Fellowships reward artistic excellence, advance the careers of Maine artists, and promote public awareness regarding the eminence of the creative sector in Maine." Deadline: June 12, 2009. Award is $13,000. No application fee indicated.
Get to know literary agent Christine ("Chris") Morehouse through this interview on the Guide to Literary Agents blog.
Contributors are sought for The Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Indian Issues Today. "Contributors receive a modest honorarium."

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