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George Mason University

Associate Director, Watershed Lit: Center for Literary Engagement and Publishing Practice

Fairfax
VA
posted 
3.5.21

The George Mason University Department of English invites applications for an Associate Director of Watershed Lit: Center for Literary Engagement and Publishing Practice. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.
 

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St. Lawrence University

Visiting Assistant Professor of Poetry and Screenwriting

NY
posted 
3.5.21

The English department at St. Lawrence University invites applications for a one-year, full time visiting appointment in poetry writing and screenwriting for the 2021-22 academic year. We plan to offer in-person courses for the academic year. The successful candidate will offer coursework in beginning and advanced poetry writing, as well as in the literary genre of poetry. The successful candidate will also offer coursework in beginning and advanced screenwriting. The normal teaching load is three (3) courses per semester. M.F.A. in Poetry and poetry publications are required. Ph.D.

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Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS)

Professional Specialist - Translator in Residence

posted 
3.3.21

The Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication (PTIC) at the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) and the Council of the Humanities invites applications for an appointment as a Translator in Residence for one academic semester, either fall or spring. The primary rank will be Professional Specialist, and the successful candidate will carry a secondary rank of Lecturer if performing teaching responsibilities.

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Catapult

Editor, Catapult Magazine

New York
NY
posted 
3.1.21

Catapult is looking for a forward-thinking, self-motivated editor to join a dynamic and hardworking editorial team and help lead the digital magazine (catapult.co) as it evolves.

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Grinnell College

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Fiction Writing

GRINNELL
IA
posted 
2.26.21

The Department of English at Grinnell College invites applications for a two-year Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Fiction Writing beginning Fall 2021.

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Reedsy

Book Editor

posted 
2.26.21

This is a remote, freelance role. 

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LitCharts

Freelance Writer of Literature Guides

New York
NY
posted 
2.23.21

LitCharts is hiring writers to help us expand our collection of over 1500 literature guides. We’re looking for writers with a deep understanding of literature and the ability to analyze and explain it to others. Here are two examples of our literature guides:

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Simon Fraser University

Non-Fiction Writer in Residence

posted 
2.23.21

Simon Fraser University (SFU) Library invites applications for a Non-Fiction Writer in Residence for a four-month residency.

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HumanitiesDC

Executive Director

Washington
DC
posted 
2.23.21

HumanitiesDC (HDC) seeks an experienced executive to build upon a substantial record of achievements. The next Executive Director (ED) will be a visionary and entrepreneurial leader responsible for setting new strategies to expand access to the humanities for all Washington, DC residents. Drawing inspiration from generations of Washingtonians past, present and future, they will shape public discourse about the city’s culture and civil society for decades to come.

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The Writers Circle

Children's Creative Writing Instructor

posted 
2.11.21

Looking for Children’s Creative Writing Instructors focusing on prose.

Our current needs are for traditionally published writers interested in teaching children in grades 3-12.  Our classes are fun, interactive, and NOT school-like! We emphasize creativity over academic rigor and focus on key narrative writing elements (character, plot, setting, dialogue, etc.) over sentence structure, spelling, punctuation, and pre-ordained academic form.

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Bookfox

Freelance Writer for the Craft of Fiction

posted 
2.11.21

Bookfox is seeking a freelance writer to write articles helping fiction writers.

Your Background

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

Necessary Skills

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The Paris Review

Managing Editor

New York
NY
posted 
2.10.21

The Paris Review seeks a collegial, highly collaborative managing editor to work closely with the editor in chief and other staff on production of the print quarterly and other editorial projects. This is a great opportunity for a detail-driven, well-organized literature lover to help shape the next chapter of the magazine’s literary story.

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University of Central Oklahoma

Associate Professor and Chairperson, English

Edmond
OK
posted 
2.8.21

The Department of English at the University of Central Oklahoma seeks to appoint a department chairperson into a tenure-track position at the Associate Professor rank. The successful candidate will begin a four-year term, effective with the summer of 2021, as department chairperson.

The chairperson teaches one course (three credit hours) per semester during the fall and spring semesters, has the option to teach during the summer, and performs administrative duties on a twelve-month basis as described in the University of Central Oklahoma Faculty Handbook.

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