Monday, March 22, 2010

Monday Morning Markets/Jobs/Opportunities

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There's still time to enter the Commonwealth Foundation's 2010 Short Story Competition. First prize of £2,000 and regional prizes of £500, "plus special prizes for the best children's story and the best story concerning 'Science, Technology and Society,' the Commonwealth Day theme for 2010." Open to anyone 19 years of age or over who is a citizen of a Commonwealth country. Previously unpublished stories should be no more than 600 words long; winning stories will be recorded and broadcast on radio. Deadline: March 31, 2010 (received). No entry fee.
And speaking of the's an amazing opportunity for published writers based in Scotland: the Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship. This fellowship provides, for up to three writers per year, "accommodation for a maximum of six weeks in 2010 in a self-catering studio apartment at the Hotel Chevillon International Arts Centre at Grez-sur-Loing, on the edge of the Forest of Fontainebleau in France, where Robert Louis Stevenson met his future wife, Fanny Osbourne, in 1876. Travel and accommodation is paid for and there is a grant of £300 per week to cover living expenses." No application fee. Deadline: April 9, 2010.
Applications for the Writers' Dojo Writer-in-Residency program at Sitka Center (Ore.) are similarly due by April 9, 2010. There is no application fee. Three residency slots are available from October 2010-January 2011. For details about the residency and its community service component, plus the online application, click here.
Researching "small" presses to find homes for your work? You may appreciate this Poets & Writers database.
New York University's School of Continuing and Professional Studies is accepting applications for part-time writing faculty (for openings in spring and summer 2011).
The Princeton University Art Museum (N.J.) seeks an Associate Editor/Interpretive Manager, the University of Houston-Clear Lake is looking for a Senior Coordinator for Publications, and the Harvard School of Public Health (Mass.) seeks a Part-Time Development Writer.

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