Jobs for Writers

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Colorado State University

Assistant Professor of English specializing in Fiction Writing

Fort Collins
CO
posted 
9.21.18

English Department, entry-level, tenure track. Seeking writer with energy, vision, and commitment to building excellence in MFA/undergraduate creative writing programs. Successful candidate appointed untenured at rank of Assistant Professor, beginning 8/16/19.

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Bucknell University Press

Director

posted 
9.21.18
Bucknell University Press (founded 1968), an introductory member of the Association of University Presses, partners with Rutgers University Press. BUP publishes c. 28-30 titles per year in English and American literature (particularly eighteenth-century studies), Iberian studies, Latin American studies, memoirs, and a broad range of work in the humanities including environmentalism, race, culture, film, and history.
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Madness Muse Press LLC

Volunteer Social Media Manager

Eugene
OR
posted 
9.20.18

Get real experience working for a real press, working at home! Madness Muse Press LLC is looking for a dedicated volunteer/intern (unpaid) to help in our goal and motto, "To enact Social Change through the Power of Writing." 

Briefly, we're looking for someone to run our Twitter and Facebook accounts.

Experience not required.

Please send any credentials you may have to MadnessMusePress@gmail.com.

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Davidson College

Senior Writer

Davidson
NC
posted 
9.19.18

A key member of the communications staff responsible for conveying the Davidson story across platforms and advancing the college brand, the Senior Writer will create engaging news and marketing content for the Davidson College website, social media channels, and publications, including the Davidson Journal alumni magazine, and develop content to support marketing campaigns and other strategic communications and media relations initiatives.

Position Duties:

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826 New Orleans

Executive Director

New Orleans
LA
posted 
9.17.18

826 New Orleans (formerly Big Class) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating and supporting the voices of New Orleans’ writers ages 6-18 through creative collaborations with schools and communities. We offer free writing programs and publishing opportunities at our Youth Writing Center in the 7th Ward and in schools across the city. Our staff and volunteers help students improve their literacy skills, become published authors, and understand the power of their voices on and off the page.

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University of Virginia

Poetry Writing, Tenure-Track/Open Rank

Charlottesville
VA
posted 
9.14.18

The Department of English, Creative Writing, at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, invites applications for an Open Rank faculty appointment in poetry writing at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level, depending on the applicant's qualifications, experience, and interest. The anticipated appointment start date is August 25, 2019.

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Exposition Review

Fall Internship - Digital Publishing

posted 
9.14.18

Exposition Review is looking for interns for Fall 2018! The ideal candidate will be local to Los Angeles (though we do accept applicants who are virtual), have a passion for publishing or literary communities, and be interested in learning more about local literary scenes.

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Cornell University

Assistant Professor in African American Literature

Ithaca
NY
posted 
9.14.18

The Cornell University Department of English invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track assistant professorship in African American Literature to begin July 1, 2019. Candidates may specialize in any period(s) of African American literature, including 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries.

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Words Without Borders

School Outreach Coordinator

Brooklyn
NY
posted 
9.12.18

Words Without Borders (WWB) seeks an organized, outgoing, results-oriented individual with a deep network of contacts in New York City public secondary schools to help us connect local classrooms to the offerings on Words Without Borders Campus, an online collection of contemporary world literature and tools for teaching and learning.

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University of British Columbia

Assistant Professor: Creative Writing (Rogers Chair in Creative Nonfiction)

Vancouver
posted 
9.12.18

Assistant Professor: Creative Writing (Rogers Chair in Creative Nonfiction)

https://creativewriting.ubc.ca/program-information/opportunities/

The Creative Writing Program at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a full- time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin July 1, 2019.

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Poets & Writers

Staff Accountant

New York
NY
posted 
9.12.18

We are currently hiring a staff accountant. The staff accountant works closely with the director of finance and accounting as part of a busy two-person team that supports the work of Poets & Writers, a leading nonprofit literary arts organization. The staff accountant has primary responsibility for both accounts payable and accounts receivable and supports all functions of the department. The staff accountant reports to the director of finance and accounting. This is a full-time position in our New York City office; we offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

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St. Lawrence University

Viebranz Visiting Professor of Creative Writing

Canton
NY
posted 
9.12.18

Creative writers with significant publications and teaching experience are invited to apply for the position of Viebranz Visiting Professor of Creative Writing for the academic year 2019-2020. Publications and teaching experience in two genres are preferable.

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Monmouth University

Assistant Professor, African American and/or Latinx Literature

posted 
9.11.18

Monmouth University

Assistant Professor, African American and/or Latinx Literature

Department: English

Position Summary:

The Department of English at Monmouth University is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor in African American and/or Latinx Literature. This position is for the 2019-2020 academic year and is tenure-track.

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The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Full-Time Faculty Position in Writing

Chicago
IL
posted 
9.11.18

The Writing Department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) invites applications for a full-time, tenured or tenure-track faculty position with a concentration in poetry beginning August 2019. Rank and salary are competitive with peer institutions and commensurate with quality of practice, scholarship, academic research, extent of teaching experience, and current professional standing.

 

DEPARTMENTAL PROFILE

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JuxtaProse

Nonfiction Intern

posted 
9.10.18

JuxtaProse is an online literary journal that publishes literary fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. We pride ourselves on featuring work from emerging writers alongside material from some of the most respected voices in contemporary literature. Previous contributors include Pulitzer Prize, Man Booker Prize, and National Book Critics Circle Award winners, as well as over thirty contributors to the Best American series. Material originally published in JuxtaProse has been reprinted in collections published by HarperCollins and Penguin.

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InkBeat Arts

Beijing Writer in Residence Fellowship

Beijing
posted 
9.7.18

InkBeat Arts, a creative arts education social enterprise in Beijing, will provide a living stipend to a writer who is passionate about teaching creative writing. For a full description of the fellowship, please visit www.inkbeatarts.com/writer-in-residence.

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Amherst College

Visiting Writer

posted 
9.5.18

The Amherst College Department of English invites applications from fiction writers for the position of Visiting Writer, to begin July 2016. Within the last decade, Amherst College has profoundly transformed its student body in terms of socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and nationality, among other areas. Today, nearly one-quarter of Amherst’s students are Pell Grant recipients; 43 percent of our students are domestic students of color.

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Arch Street Press

Volunteer-Social Media Assistant for Arch Street Press, a nonprofit publishing subsidiary of I-LEAD

Bryn Mawr
PA
posted 
9.4.18

Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity with a dynamic, non-profit organization that values creativity and innovative thinking?  Do have a desire to collaborate on signature projects and contribute to an organization’s success?  If so, Arch Street Press would love for you to join us!  Work from home or at our cozy, casual, collegial office in Bryn Mawr, PA.-it’s your choice, five hours a week. 

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UC San Diego

Associate Teaching Professor (LSOE) for Creative Writing

La Jolla
CA
posted 
9.1.18

The Department of Literature (https://literature.ucsd.edu) invites applications for an experienced Associate Teaching Professor (officially termed Lecturer with Security of Employment) in Creative Writing with specialties in one or more of the following areas: Speculative Writing, Experimental Forms, Digital Writing, Translation, Gaming,

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The Zelda Fitzgeralds

On-Demand Typewritten Poet in Walnut Creek, CA on 10/27/18

NV
posted 
8.24.18

 

Walnut Creek/San Francisco poets!  The Zelda Fitzgeralds are hiring! Casting a paid poetry gig in Walnut Creek, CA, on Saturday 10/27 in the evening!

 

We want to hire locally, as we anticipate much more work in the this in the upcoming months!  Rate is $100 for 3 hours of on demand, typewritten poetry.

 

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JuxtaProse Magazine

Fiction Intern (Unpaid)

posted 
8.24.18

JuxtaProse is an online literary journal that publishes literary fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. We pride ourselves on featuring work from emerging writers alongside material from some of the most respected voices in contemporary literature. Previous contributors include Pulitzer Prize, Man Booker Prize, and National Book Critics Circle Award winners, as well as over thirty contributors to the Best American series. Material originally published in JuxtaProse has been reprinted in collections published by HarperCollins and Penguin.

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University of Victoria

Assistant/Associate Professor of Creative Writing

Victoria
BC
posted 
8.8.18

Assistant or Associate Professor (tenure track) in Creative Writing

Department of Writing

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Community of Literary Magazines and Presses (CLMP)

Executive Director

New York
NY
posted 
7.27.18

CLMP—Community of Literary Magazines and Presses—seeks a dynamic Executive Director to lead the national nonprofit service organization for independent literary publishing. Ideal candidates will have significant experience with both nonprofit management, including proven track record in fundraising, as well as deep knowledge and/or experience with publishing. A passionate interest in literature as a living and growing art form, and community building, are essential.

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