Monday, August 10, 2009

Monday Morning Markets/Jobs/Opportunities

This practicing writer is on vacation this week, but before leaving, I prepared a number of posts for you. Enjoy, and see you back here "live" next week!

Kent State University (Ohio) seeks an individual "to coordinate and assist in the planning, management and outreach of the Wick Poetry Center."
Eastern Illinois University is looking for an Assistant Professor of English: "Tenure-track position in Creative Writing. We seek candidates with expertise in one or more of the following: playwriting and screenwriting, fiction, poetry, nonfiction. Publication in area of specialization and competence in teaching of creative writing at undergraduate and graduate levels required. Successful candidate will be able to contribute to our two-year MA program with concentrations in Creative Writing, Literary Studies, and Professional Writing and to our undergraduate major and General Education curricula. We seek excellent teachers with wide interests and creative promise. PhD by date of appointment."
The University of Nottingham (UK) sseeks to fill two Lecturer posts within the Department of Writing and Creativity in the School of English Studies: "We would welcome interest from practising creative writers and from academics that also publish creative work and have an interest in teaching creative writing. Applications from any area or period of English studies and any creative literary genre (drama as well as fiction and poetry) are invited. Applications are also welcome from those with interests in other creative genres (such as life-writing and travel writing), or who work with popular or more technical forms of creative written expression."
The New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award confers a $10,000 prize to an American writer age 35 or younger for a novel or short story collection. There is no entry fee. Books must be written for adults and must have a publication date between January 2009 and December 2009. Submission must come from the publisher. Deadline: August 28, 2009.
Submissions are invited for a Seal Press anthology to be titled Gender Outlaws: The Next Generation. Detailed call available at the Web site. Deadline: September 1, 2009. Reprints may be accepted. Pays: $50 plus two copies.
Gemini Magazine's Flash Fiction Contest offers $100 and magazine publication to the winner (and publication for three writers who receive honorable mentions). Up to one thousand words, any style, any theme. No entry fee. Deadline: August 31, 2009. (via CRWROPPS)

1 comment:

Rahul said...

Great job site. I wish, you can get some more job offers for freelance writers etc. Anyways, thanks.