Monday, July 06, 2009

Monday Morning Markets/Jobs/Opportunities

Hint Fiction: "Tentatively scheduled for the fall of 2010, W.W. Norton will publish an anthology of Hint Fiction. What is Hint Fiction? It’s a story of 25 words or less that suggests a larger, more complex story. The thesis of the anthology is to prove that a story 25 words or less can have as much impact as a story 2,500 words or longer. The anthology will include between 100 and 150 stories. We want your best work." Submissions: August 1-31, 2009. Pays: $25/story for World and Audio rights. (via
"The USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Program is a three week, mid-career education Fellowship for six arts, culture and entertainment editors, producers and writers from online, print, radio and television. Typically one to two of the Fellows come from outside the United States. Journalists who cover the visual and performing arts, architecture, literature and pop culture – and who own these beats either as generalists or specialists – are welcome to apply. Staff, freelancers and self-employed Web journalists are also encouraged." Deadline: July 14, 2009
Princeton University "is seeking a distinguished poetry writer to join its permanent faculty. Administrative abilities desirable as they may direct the Creative Writing program during the academic year."
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is looking for a tenure-track assistant professor in Creative Writing, Fiction, full-time appointment beginning August 2010. MFA or PhD from an accredited institution required by time of appointment. Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate education, a strong record of publications in fiction, and evidence of academic service.
"The Creative Writing & Arts Programme, University of Exeter, is looking for two freelance Writers-in-Residence to act as providers, ambassadors and mentors for our Creative Writing activities across the region. The assignments will be for two years, 30 days per year, beginning October 1st 2009. Payment is on a daily rate of £200 + £500 annual travel allowance." Deadline: July 24, 2009.
The College of New Jersey is looking for a Director of Athletic Communications; Ohio University seeks a Writer/Editor; and Elmhurst College (Ill.) invites applications for Editorial Director, Electronic and Print Media.
The Milwaukee Irish Fest Poetry Contest 2009 will award the Donn Goodwin Prize ($100) and the Joseph Gahagan Prize ($100) for entries "best reflecting Irish or Irish-American poetry traditions. While the poems do not necessarily need to have direct Irish or Irish-American themes, the winning entries should have a cultural/literary relation to either Ireland or Irish-America." The Goodwin prize is open to all; the Gahagan prize is open only to current Wisconsin residents. No entry fee. Deadline: August 1, 2009. (via CRWROPPS)


Unknown said...

Hi Erika,
A writing friend e-mailed a link to your blog, and I'm so happy she did.
Thanks for posting such helpful information. I'm sure I'll return to your blog often.
Donna Volkenannt
St. Peters, MO

Erika D. said...

Welcome, Donna, and thank you so much for your comment.

evelyn.n.alfred said...

The Hint Fiction looks interesting. Thanks for the info.