Jobs for Writers

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Erewhon Books

Sales Position

New York
NY
posted 
12.6.21

Erewhon Books is a speculative fiction publisher with offices in midtown Manhattan. We are distributed in the U.S. by Workman Publishing / Hachette and in Canada by The University of Toronto Press.

We focus on novel-length works of adult and upper-YA speculative fiction, including science fiction, fantasy, horror and other subgenres, but are open to other works of interest to SF&F readers.

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Bookfox

Freelance Writer

posted 
12.6.21

Bookfox is seeking a freelance writer to help authors write better fiction.

You'll write 2,000 - 4,000 word posts on the craft of writing.

Your Background

  • Literary background, but not afraid of genre/popular fiction
  • Have published at least one story collection/novel with a traditional publisher
  • Have taught creative writing at the university level
  • MFA is preferred.

Necessary Skills

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Lucinda Literary

Senior Publicist

New York
NY
posted 
12.3.21
Company: Lucinda Literary
 
Job Title: Senior Publicist
 
Description: The Senior Publicist will work closely under the company’s CEO to create and independently implement media efforts for authors of Lucinda Literary and other literary firms.
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Data Protocol

Content Strategist

Charleston
SC
posted 
12.3.21

Content Strategist

WHO WE ARE  

We are a rocketship, and we need pathfinders to help plot the course to the new and distant galaxies of data protection. 

Data Protocol is a fast-growing, venture-backed education technology company centered in downtown Charleston, South Carolina alongside a growing Atlanta-based tech team. We are transforming the way software developers build apps and products by doing two things:

1) we produce courses that are high-quality, propulsive, and engaging and

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Stillpoint Magazine

Open Call for Readers / Book Reviewers

posted 
12.2.21

Stillpoint Magazine is launching a new initiative: Mini Lit-Crit. Less “Book Review,” more Literary Criticism… but fun! We invite readers and writers to become part of our pool of contributors.

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SWAG MASHA

Dialogue Writers

Kaliningrad
posted 
12.2.21

Hot Opening: multiple writers wanted immediately!

SWAG MASHA is growing the creative writing team and eager to hire several talented writers to work on an announced chat \ dating sim app! Our most popular titles Love Sick and Dream Zone have over 35 million installs worldwide so far, and now we are ready to tap into new genres and bring a new product to the market.

If you are a flexible creative writer who shares our passion for romance and the art of storytelling, this could be your chance to enter the gaming world and bring your stories to life.

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Reedsy

Remote Book Editor

posted 
11.30.21

To submit an application please head over to:
https://reedsy.com/pw/join-our-community

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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Adelphi University (NY)

Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) English Creative Writing

Garden City
NY
posted 
11.30.21

JOB SUMMARY:

With its renowned faculty and multi-genre curriculum, Adelphi University's Department of English invites a published writer and effective teacher to fill a tenure-track position as we rebuild and reorient the creative writing program at the MFA level.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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The Academy of American Poets

Membership & Development Associate

posted 
11.29.21

The Academy of American Poets, the largest membership supported poetry organization in the nation, seeks a Membership & Development Associate. This is a full-time position that assists in work to grow the base of supporters of the organization and helps maintain the donor database and membership program, including processing payments, and assisting with mailings, the monthly membership newsletter, and member events. For more application information, please visit: https://poets.org/academy-american-poets....

 

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Development Writer

Cambridge
MA
posted 
11.29.21

The McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT seeks a full-time development writer to manage development communications activities to support the solicitation and stewardship of donors and prospects of the McGovern Institute.

Responsibilities:

Write, edit, and develop a wide variety of materials (e.g., major gift proposals, cases for support, stewardship reports, program overviews and gift menus, fact sheets, acknowledgment and appeal letters, and occasional web and newsletter pieces) for a donor audience

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Radish

Prose Writer (Freelance)

posted 
11.24.21

About Radish:

Radish is a serialized fiction app bringing “bingeable” romance stories to readers everywhere. Our wide variety of curated, premium, and original stories are published and read in bite-sized installments, with some stories adding new chapters (also called “episodes”) up to 5 times a day - perfect for the smartphone reader. 

From contemporary romance to paranormal to historical to erotic to suspense to YA to everything in between, there’s a story for everyone on Radish

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Columbia University

Assistant Professor of Writing

posted 
11.24.21

FICTION SEARCH

Assistant Professor of Writing

Columbia University School of the Arts

Field of Specialization: Fiction

The Writing Program of Columbia University School of the Arts seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Writing (Fiction) effective July 1, 2022. The Program offers the MFA in Writing and an undergraduate major in Creative Writing.  

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University of North Dakota

Assistant Professor of English

Grand Forks
ND
posted 
11.23.21

The Department of English at the University of North Dakota invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in fiction writing with a secondary responsibility teaching at least one of the following: poetry, creative nonfiction, genre fiction, digital creative fiction, or screenwriting. The position is contingent upon the availability of funding.

Duties and Responsibilities

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Augusta University

Assistant Professor of English (Creative Writing)

Augusta
GA
posted 
11.19.21

The Department of English and World Languages at Augusta University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in English specializing in Creative Writing (Young Adult, Graphic Novel, and/or Speculative Fiction) at the Assistant Professor level beginning in Fall 2022. Acknowledging the importance of building a faculty that reflects the lived experiences of our students, we are particularly interested in candidates whose work is informed by diverse perspectives, including issues of race, culture, sex, and gender.

Minimum Requirements:

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Stony Brook University

Assistant or Associate Professor

Stony Brook
NY
posted 
11.18.21

Assistant or Associate Professor

Location: Southampton, NY

Open Date:
Nov 04, 2021

Deadline:
Jan 04, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Description

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WriteBoston

Youth Program Facilitator, Teens in Print

Boston
MA
posted 
11.16.21

At WriteBoston, we believe that powerful literacy skills are core to social justice and equal opportunity. We work towards this goal with two complementary programs: 1) a youth writing and journalism program, Teens in Print and 2) professional development and coaching services to schools, districts and education organizations so that they may better serve young people to develop into independent and engaged readers, writers and critical thinkers. Learn more at www.writeboston.org.

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Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Program

Request for Proposals: A Development Plan

posted 
11.16.21

The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation is seeking a qualified and experienced individual or company to work part-time as an independent consultant to design, launch and manage the implementation of a fundraising strategy to diversify support for the ongoing growth of the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Program.

Full details on the requirements, objectives, scope of work and timeline can be found at https://www.dodgepoetry.org/about-us/job....

 

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Cleveland State University

Anisfield-Wolf Fellowship in Writing & Publishing

posted 
11.15.21

FELLOWSHIP DESCRIPTION

The Cleveland State University Poetry Center is accepting applications for the Anisfield-Wolf Fellowship in Writing & Publishing, a two-year postgraduate fellowship that offers an emerging writer time to work toward a first or second book and professional experience teaching creative writing and engaging in community-oriented literary work in collaboration with the CSU Poetry Center. 

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Workman Publishing

Children’s Book Editor

posted 
11.15.21

Workman Children’s Publishing has an exciting new opportunity for an editor, working on nonfiction titles for kids ages 0–14. Bringing more than four years of editorial experience to the role, including the ability to manage authors and agents and edit complex text with minimal supervision, this role offers the opportunity to be part of a small but versatile and curiously creative team.

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Gonzaga University

Assistant Professor, English, Fiction Writing

Spokane
WA
posted 
11.12.21

The English Department at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Fiction Writing, beginning Fall semester 2022. 

Position closes October 29, 2021. Details below; apply at Gonzaga's employment site: https://gonzaga.peopleadmin.com/postings... 

Position Overview

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LIBER: A Feminist Review

Culture Columnist

posted 
11.12.21

LIBER: A Feminist Review is an emergent bimonthly print and online magazine dedicated to the discussion of feminist writing, culture, theory, and history. LIBER is seeking a culture critic for a one-year commitment (six issues). Our ideal candidate can write stylish and lucid essays, using feminist frameworks to analyze and synthesize current film, television, music, and/or memes and trends. The columnist will be paid per issue, with pay dependent on experience.

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The University of British Columbia

Assistant Professor in Fiction

posted 
11.9.21

The UBC School of Creative Writing invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin July 1, 2022.

The ideal candidate will be a recognized writer of fiction. We are particularly interested in writers from underrepresented and/or racialized communities.

Requirements include: graduate degree (e.g.

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The University of British Columbia

Assistant Professor: Rogers Chair in Creative Nonfiction

posted 
11.9.21

The UBC School of Creative Writing invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin July 1, 2022.

The ideal candidate will be a recognized writer of creative nonfiction. We seek to attract applicants from underrepresented and/or racialized communities, and we are particularly interested in applicants whose work engages with issues related to racial, social, and/or environmental justice.

Requirements include: graduate degree (e.g.

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