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Carve Magazine

Features Editor


Carve Magazine is seeking applicants for part-time features editor position. The features editor will work closely with the editor-in-chief, managing editors, genre editors, contributing editors, reading team, and contributors to ensure all non-literature features (interviews, illustrations, Decline/Accept, and One to Watch) for the magazine and Q&As for the blog are delegated, conducted, edited, and published in a timely manner each quarter.

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Remote Freelance Book Editor


Location: Remote

We are seeking talented editors to join our fast-growing community of the industry's top publishing professionals. Reedsy's vetted group of freelancers have worked on a range of widely acclaimed novels such as The Hunger Games, Originals (Adam grant), and His Dark Materials (Phillip Pullman) series.

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The Wisconsin English Journal



The Wisconsin English Journal, a bi-annual publication, is seeking reviewers for a year-long commitment, with opportunity for extension. 

The Wisconsin English Journal was founded in 1959 by the Wisconsin Council of Teachers of English. Since then, they have published all types of material related to the teaching of English. Recently, WEJ has opened their scope to welcome fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction submissions. 

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West Chester University

Assistant Professor in English (Creative Writing - Fiction)

Position Summary
Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. West Chester University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of English (Creative Writing - Fiction), beginning in August 2021.
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Academy of American Poets

Director of Finance

New York

The Academy of American Poets is seeking to hire a Director of Finance to help the organization expand its work celebrating American poets and poetry in the United States and internationally. The strategic and supportive work of the Director will contribute to the Academy of American Poets’ impact in the literary community.

Background of the Organization:

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Mass Poetry

Massachusetts Poetry Festival Director


Mass Poetry, a nonprofit poetry organization headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, seeks a strong project manager with a passion for poetry to join us as the Festival Director for the Massachusetts Poetry Festival. This contract role will run from approximately October 2020 - June 2021 and require approximately 8 hours per week, with flexible and additional availability as the festival approaches.

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Phillips Exeter Academy

Writer in Residence (George Bennett Fellowship)


To assist, for one year, a candidate who hopes to make a professional career of writing.  The Fellowship honors the memory of George Bennett ’23, who taught English at the Academy from 1929 to 1965, and aims to perpetuate his strong interest in creative writing.  The Fellowship was established by a former student of George Bennett.  The stipend is $15,570, plus housing and meals.  This position also offers medical and dental insurance, long-term disability coverage and access to an employee assistance program.

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Literary Arts

Writers in the Schools (WITS) Writer


Literary Arts seeks experienced teaching artists with backgrounds in education and writing to join our roster of writers for the upcoming 2020-21 school year.

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Drizzle Review

Volunteer Book Reviewer


Drizzle is a site dedicated to the celebration of a diverse literary culture — we publish short essays, interviews, book reviews, and reading lists that promote literary diversity and the work of marginalized authors from around the globe.

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University of Michigan

Helen Herzog Zell Visiting Professorship in Fiction


Visiting appointment in fiction.  Anticipated three-year appointment, with potential of renewal for two additional years. Candidates should be emerging writers (one book published or under contract; candidates may also have a second book under contract) who have achieved distinction in their writing and excellence in their teaching or show the promise of such distinction and excellence. The English Department is committed to the core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and we encourage all applicants to comment, either in the cover letter or in a separate statement on how their writ

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Swarthmore College: English Literature Department

Assistant/Associate Professor of English Literature in Creative Writing


The Department of English Literature at Swarthmore College invites applications for a tenure-track open-rank position in creative writing with a specialization in fiction; secondary expertise in fields including but not limited to creative nonfiction or poetry desirable but not required. Teaching load is 2/2. This position will start in August 2021.

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Wesleyan University

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Creative Writing—Fiction, Department of English


The Department of English at Wesleyan University seeks a fiction writer for a tenure track Assistant, Associate, or Professor position to begin on July 1, 2021. Candidates should have at least an MFA or its equivalent in Creative Writing or a related field, as well as teaching experience. Teaching responsibilities will include two courses per semester in introductory through advanced workshops as well as some literature courses.

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