Jobs for Writers

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University of Houston-Victoria

English Lecturer

Victoria
TX
posted 
1.17.19

The University of Houston-Victoria invites applications for the position of Lecturer in English in the School of Arts and Sciences.

Required qualifications: An MA in English (by August 15, 2019) and demonstrated excellence in teaching.

Preferred qualifications: Expertise in mentoring students, teaching freshman writing, and in screenwriting. 

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Beacon Press

Editorial Assistant

Boston
MA
posted 
1.15.19

Beacon Press, a 150-year-old independent, nonprofit book publisher in Boston that specializes in progressive nonfiction, is hiring a full-time editorial assistant, who will assist two senior editors (one based in Boston and one based in New York City). This position is a mix of editorial and administrative responsibilities. It is an excellent way to learn the publishing business and simultaneously do good in the world. Responsibilities can shift or increase in one direction as the assistant learns more and develops specific publishing interests.

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Dallas County Community College District at Mountain View College

Full Time Faculty - English

Dallas
TX
posted 
1.14.19

Mountain View College, Dallas, Texas
Position Title: English Faculty - #497756

Requirements: Master’s degree or higher in English or Master’s degree or higher with a concentration in English (a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in English). One year of demonstrated teaching experience required. Official transcripts will be required. ***Will be subject to a criminal background check. Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check.***

Position to begin Fall 2019 at Mountain View College

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Ohio University

Director of Ohio University Press

Athens
OH
posted 
1.14.19

Ohio University is seeking a talented individual capable of sustaining and growing a complex academic and trade publishing operation. The Director reports to the Executive Vice President and Provost and will have broad authority and responsibility for oversight of the strategic development, administration, and fundraising of the Press.

The responsibilities include the following:

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Lakeland University

Instructor or Assistant Professor of Composition

Plymouth
WI
posted 
1.14.19

Lakeland University, an independent liberal arts institution located in east central Wisconsin, seeks candidates for the anticipated full-time position of Instructor or Assistant Professor of Composition beginning in late August 2019. This is a non-tenure-track, 9-month, renewable appointment situated in Lakeland's School of Humanities and Fine Arts.

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Missouri Valley College

Assistant Professor of English - Technical/Professional Writing

Marshall
MO
posted 
1.10.19

The Division of Communications, Humanities, and Human Services at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college of approximately 1,400 students in Marshall, Missouri, invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Assistant Professor of English (Technical/Professional Writing) to begin August 1, 2019.

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PEN/Faulkner

Creative Writing Faculty for Youth Writers Camp

Washington, DC
DC
posted 
1.10.19

About the Camp:

The PEN/Faulkner Youth Writers Camp is an 8-day intensive creative writing academy for high school students entering 9th–12th grade and recent graduates. Under the guidance of writing faculty, youth writers participate in a variety of writing activities, workshops, field trips, electives, and craft discussions in a supportive atmosphere that values risk taking as an important part of the writing process. Participants also receive one-on-one personalized feedback from instructors. 
 

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PEN/Faulkner

Writers in Schools Internship Summer 2019

Washington, DC
DC
posted 
1.8.19

Writers in Schools (WinS) is PEN/Faulkner’s K–12 literary arts education and community outreach programming. WinS brings contemporary literature and living writers into under-resourced DC public schools, public charter schools, community organizations, and the DC Jail; donates books to low-income readers; administers an annual Youth Essay Contest; hosts in-class personal essay writing workshop residencies with professional writers; provides bilingual Spanish/English books and programming; and offers summer youth programming.

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PEN/Faulkner

Literary Events Internship Summer 2019

Washington
DC
posted 
1.8.19

The Literary Events Internship will focus on marketing, program development, and research, centered around our public literary events and projects. These include our “Literary Conversations” event series, the annual PEN/Faulkner Award Ceremony, the annual PEN/Faulkner Gala, and many more exciting events featuring today’s most popular and talented authors!


Tasks include:

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University of Georgia Libraries

Editor, The Georgia Review

Athens
GA
posted 
1.7.19

The University of Georgia Libraries seeks a talented, dynamic, and experienced leader for the position of Editor of The Georgia Review. The Editor is responsible for developing and executing strategic, programmatic, and financial plans that ensure the continued success of the journal. The Editor directs the editorial, design, and production phases of The Georgia Review, working collaboratively with staff and with authors of essays, stories, poems, and reviews to meet deadlines consistently and maintain the high standards for which The Georgia Review is known.

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Poets & Writers, Inc.

Development & Marketing Internship

New York
NY
posted 
1.4.19

Development and Marketing Internship, Spring 2019 (New York City)

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Savannah College of Art & Design

Professor of English

posted 
1.3.19

Join SCAD as a full-time English professor and shape the language and discourse of undergraduate students across disciplines. From dramatic writing and performing arts to advertising, graphic design, and beyond, English plays an essential role in the School of Liberal Arts and SCAD Core, the university’s general education curriculum. 

In this role, you will join one of the most academically diverse general education programs at any art and design university and further advance SCAD students’ ability to investigate, express, defend, and advance ideas. 

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Wonder

Freelance Researchers

New York
NY
posted 
1.2.19

Join Wonder’s fast-growing community of freelance researchers!

Wonder (askwonder.com) is a personal research assistant, helping people save time by getting detailed answers and resources delivered to their inboxes by a trusted network of researchers. Our clients include Tier 1 consulting firms, VCs, and marketing agencies.

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Drizzle Review

Volunteer Book Reviewer

posted 
1.1.19

The editors at Drizzle Review invite you to join us in reviewing books in all genres by minority and under-represented authors.

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 under-represented authors from around the globe.

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Madness Muse Press LLC

Volunteer Social Media Assistant

Eugene
OR
posted 
12.28.18

Madness Muse Press LLC is looking for a qualified candidate to assist with Twitter and Facebook postings. This is a volunteer position and is unpaid. 

Duties include:

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Wonder

Freelance Writers

New York
NY
posted 
12.18.18

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Carve Magazine

Blog Editor

posted 
12.18.18

Carve Magazine is seeking applicants for part-time volunteer blog editor position. The blog editor, with input from the publisher and editor-in-chief, will curate and develop content for the blog by soliciting posts and articles from volunteer writers. They will also work periodically with the genre editors to coordinate and publish quarterly Q&As with our magazine contributors.

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Stony Brook University

Assistant Professor of Creative Writing, Creative Nonfiction (Tenure Track)

Southampton
NY
posted 
12.18.18

Stony Brook University's Creative Writing and Literature Program seeks a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor of Creative Writing to start September 1, 2019.  This position carries a 3/2 teaching load of creative writing and literature courses, as well as thesis direction, and advising at both the undergraduate and graduate levels on two campuses, located within an hour commute of each other.  Undergraduate courses are held at Stony Brook; MFA courses are held in Southampton. CWL is the flagship program in an entrepreneurial, innovative department that also offers an MFA in Film and,

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Carve Magazine

Classroom Ambassador

posted 
12.18.18

Carve Magazine is seeking applicants for part-time volunteer classroom ambassador position. The classroom ambassador must have (or be willing to acquire) an extensive knowledge of our short story archives. The ambassador’s responsibilities involve two distinct but connected areas: S/he will manage the Carve online writing classes and community on the Wet Ink platform; and s/he will also help expand Carve’s educational outreach in collaboration with the publisher, editor-in-chief, and others.

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Scribendi Inc.

Freelance Editor

Chatham
ON
posted 
12.18.18

Scribendi is looking for the best freelance editors. When we find the best editors, as we’ve been doing for over two decades, we provide a streamlined process that allows editors to focus on what they do best: editing.

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Teachers & Writers Collaborative

Executive Director

Brooklyn
NY
posted 
12.10.18

Teachers & Writers Collaborative (T&W), a fifty-year-old literary education organization based in New York City, seeks a visionary, hardworking, resourceful, and collaborative leader to serve as its next Executive Director (ED). The ED serves as the chief executive officer of the organization, responsible for the supervision of educational programs, publications, operations, finance, and development.

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Contra Costa Community College District

English Assistant Professor

posted 
12.3.18

Diablo Valley College is seeking applicants for 2 full-time tenure-track academic positions in English to begin August 2019. Successful applicants will be well qualified to teach a range of English courses. Additionally, we strongly encourage applicants with a demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusivity, and applicants who have training or experience working with students with a variety of skills and needs.

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