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Georgia College and State University

Darugar Visiting Scholar

Milledgeville
GA
posted 
10.19.20

Georgia College and State University seeks a widely published creative writer for its inaugural Dr. and Mrs. Barry Darugar Distinguished Visiting Scholar program for the spring of 2021.  The Darugar Visiting Scholar program promotes the Georgia College liberal arts mission by providing exciting opportunities for students, faculty, and the wider Georgia College community to engage with, learn from, and work alongside nationally recognized writers.  Priority consideration will go to creative writers in nonfiction, fiction, and poetry; playwriters and screenwriters will also be considered.

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INLY Arts

Editor(s)/Editorial Assistant(s)

posted 
10.19.20

INLY arts, a youth-run writing project, is looking for young and emerging artists to join our editorial and staff teams. Those applying should have a keen interest in creative writing, poetry, prose, creative non-fiction, non-fiction, graphic literature, graphic art, visual art, and all other forms of artistic expression. INLY is intended to be a fluid creative space and, as such, anyone joining the team will have equal input in regards to INLY's general direction, projects, and goals.

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Tin House

Senior Publicist / Publicity Manager

Porland
OR
posted 
10.16.20

Tin House is seeking a creative, dynamic, and experienced Senior Publicist or Publicity Manager to join our team. The candidate will create and manage comprehensive national publicity campaigns for a diverse list of twenty-four titles a year, including fiction, nonfiction, memoir, graphic/art, and poetry.

Responsibilities for the position include:

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University of British Columbia, Creative Writing Program

Assistant Professor: Speculative Fiction

Vancouver
BC
posted 
10.14.20

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, 2021.

The ideal candidate will be recognized in their chosen speculative genre(s), which might include fantasy, science fiction, horror, magical realism, or other stories of the imaginary. We are particularly interested in applicants from underrepresented and/or racialized communities.

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The Loft Literary Center

Teaching Artist - Youth Programs

Minneapolis
MN
posted 
10.14.20

The Loft Literary Center is a literary arts organization dedicated to advancing the artistic development of writers, fostering a thriving literary community, and inspiring a passion for literature. The Loft offers writing
classes for adult and K-12 students year-round. While the Loft is physically located in Minneapolis, MN, all adult programming will take place online until May 31st, 2021, and all youth programming will take place online until September 1st, 2021; we are open to (and welcome!) teaching artists located outside of the Twin Cities to teach with us.

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University of British Columbia, Creative Writing Program

Assistant Professor: Graphic Forms

Vancouver
BC
posted 
10.14.20

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, 2021.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in the original writing and art of graphic novels and/or comics, with long-form publication strongly preferred. We are particularly interested in applicants from underrepresented and/or racialized communities.

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Poetry Foundation

Guest Editor

posted 
10.9.20

This is a remote position.

At the Poetry Foundation, we exist to discover and celebrate the best poetry and to place it before the largest possible audience. Poetry Magazine, published by the Poetry Foundation, is an independent literary publication committed to a vigorous presence for poetry in our culture.

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Poetry Foundation

Product Manager

posted 
10.9.20

While we are currently working remotely, the Product Manager should be based in Chicago and will be expected to work in our River North office once our building reopens.

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University of Tennessee at Martin

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of English with Specialization in Creative Writing

Martin
TN
posted 
10.6.20

Job Type:  Full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor of English to start August 1, 2021.

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Kevin Anderson & Associates

Ghostwriters – Business & Prescriptive Nonfiction, Memoir, and Popular Culture

New York City
NY
posted 
10.1.20

Status: Independent contractor position

Location: New York, Nashville, Los Angeles, and the United States

Salary: Paid per project, based on experience and resume

Kevin Anderson & Associates (KAA) is currently hiring talented, professional, and traditionally published authors and ghostwriters, specifically within the genres of business/prescriptive nonfiction, memoir, and popular culture. This is a freelance, independent contractor position.

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The Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing

Communications Coordinator

Tempe
AZ
posted 
9.30.20

Join our team! 

The Communications Coordinator position closes October 19. 

The Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing at Arizona State University is seeking a Communications Coordinator to market and promote events and programs through newsletters and social media, design graphics, manage the website, and more. Applicants should have a Bachelor's degree in a related field and one year of related experience. Experience with marketing, websites, Adobe suite, and local literary and arts communities is preferred. Salary range $32,976 - $48,000 DOE.

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Reedsy

Remote Freelance Book Editor

posted 
9.23.20

Location: Remote

Information:
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

Reader/Reviewer

WI
posted 
9.21.20

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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University of Michigan

Helen Herzog Zell Visiting Professorship in Fiction

posted 
8.11.20

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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Wesleyan University

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

Middletown
CT
posted 
6.23.20

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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