Monday, June 21, 2010

Monday Morning Markets/Jobs/Opportunities

Hurry up if you want to try for the 2010 Frieze Writer's Prize. Aimed to promote and encourage new art critics, the competition invites writers "to submit an unpublished 700-word review in English of a recent contemporary art exhibition. Applicants must be over 18 years old and must not have had more than three pieces of writing on art published in a newspaper or magazine." There is no entry fee. Deadline: June 25, 2010. "The winner will be awarded £2,000 and commissioned to write a review for the October issue of frieze."
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Glamour magazine's "My Real-Life Story Essay Contest": "If you have an inspiring story about a life changing event, an obstacle overcome, a relationship of passion that's defined you - then we want to read it! You may see your essay appear in an upcoming issue of Glamour...and you could win $5000 and a meeting with a top literary agent." For legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia. No entry fee. Deadline: September 15, 2010.
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Last week's WritersWeekly.com featured an article on breaking into environmental markets, complete with sample market listings.
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New from Poets & Writers: an online Literary Agents Database.
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Arts blogger(s?) sought: "KQED Arts is an online arts magazine serving and reflecting the thriving arts scene of the San Francisco Bay Area. The site provides daily local and national arts coverage; brings together all of KQED's on-air arts programming; and is incubator to the station's online originals. KQED’s daily arts blog covers music, film, performance, multimedia and visual arts in the Bay Area. KQED, located right in the heart of the Mission in San Francisco, is aiming to take our Arts coverage to the next level and is looking for smart, talented, versatile writers to help us achieve that. Writers are expected to specialize in a particular medium or community, but are free to follow their own interests, pitching ideas once a month. Each writer contributes roughly twice a month. Generous bylines, dedicated author biography pages and a modest stipend are just some of the rewards."
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Texas State University-San Marcos seeks a Publications Writer, James Madison University (Va.) is looking for a Magazine Editor and Writer, and Arapahoe Community College (Colo.) seeks a College Communications Coordinator.

1 comment:

Draven Ames said...

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