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Poets & Writers

Joseph F. McCrindle Foundation Online Editorial Fellow

New York
NY
posted 
11.15.18

Galen Williams Fellowship Program

Joseph F. McCrindle Foundation Online Editorial Fellow

In honor of its founder, Galen Williams, and in order to nurture the next generation of leaders for the literary field, Poets & Writers offers the Galen Williams Fellowship Program.

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Freelance

Ghostwriter

posted 
11.14.18

I am seeking a Ghostwriter for a series I released via an iPhone app, that generated 150 million views and went viral online (links below). I am open to length and content/collection of short stories vs. novel. The content as it stands is tested, and has performed well data wise. I am open to a cash/royalty deal. 

Stories

“Mystery Dog”

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CLEVER Publishing

Editor

New York
NY
posted 
11.13.18

CLEVER Publishing is the new-to-the-US children’s book press. We are dedicated to creating a wonderful world of experiences for children and their families. The bright, colorful pages of our interactive formats introduce children to early learning skills in the most playful and entertaining ways. 

We are seeking a highly organized, enthusiastic, and creative Editor to join our team!

Primary responsibilities:

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Freelance

Ghostwriter

posted 
11.12.18

We are seeking an experienced ghostwriter to transform a 100-page manuscript & 4 hours of interviews into a fictionalized romance novel for a wide audience. This story will be based on a real life story, but the ghostwriter has creative liberty to embellish and develop the plot and characters as they see fit. We are currently in the process of interviewing ghostwriters and considering bids.

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Wonder

Freelance Writers

New York
NY
posted 
11.12.18

Wonder is an on-demand research network where bright minds like you come to explore intriguing and intellectually stimulating topics.

With Wonder, you can earn while you learn. It's simple. Do research, get paid.

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University of Washington

Assistant Professor—Creative Writing and Poetics

posted 
11.8.18

One position, tenure-track (100% FTE, 9-month term appointment)

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INK Wordsmiths

Developmental Writer

posted 
11.8.18

Are you a multifaceted writer with a breadth of knowledge in history, science, politics and the humanities? Do have both a creative mindset and a business skill set?  Do you thrive in fast-paced environments and taking on multiple diverse projects?

We are a creative content company that helps bring literary visions to life for clients of all industries through our ghostwriting and content creation services. We are currently seeking experienced developmental writers to join our team, tasked with taking on both short and long term projects for us and our clients.  

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University of Arkansas

Assistant Professor of Fiction Writing

Fayetteville
AR
posted 
11.8.18

The Program in Creative Writing & Translation at the University of Arkansas welcomes applications from published fiction writers to fill a tenure-track position starting in the Fall of 2019 as an Assistant Professor of Fiction Writing in the Department of English. Secondary interests in nonfiction, screenwriting, or translation are welcome, but not required. The teaching load is 2/2, generally one undergraduate and one graduate class per semester; other duties will include directing both graduate and undergraduate theses, screening MFA submissions, and some service work.

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The Hurston/Wright Foundation

Executive Director

Washington
DC
posted 
11.8.18

The Hurston/Wright Foundation seeks an Executive Director with a passion for literature!

Named for literary geniuses Zora Neale Hurston and Richard Wright, the Hurston/Wright Foundation discovers, mentors, and honors Black writers. Through writing workshops, public readings and award competitions, the foundation encourages new and established voices, connects writers and readers, and celebrates artistic excellence.

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Montclair State University

Visiting Professor of Creative Writing

Montclair
NJ
posted 
11.7.18

Creative nonfiction writer of national reputation to teach two workshops per semester for a two-year appointment. Secondary field in cultural studies preferred. This is a visiting, half-time, non-renewable appointment.

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Montclair State University

Half-Time Position for Visiting Professor of Creative Writing

Montclair
NJ
posted 
11.7.18

Young adult/children’s book author of national reputation to teach two fiction workshops per semester for a two-year appointment. This is a visiting, half-time, non-renewable appointment.

Must have published at least one YA book of fiction and achieved prominence in the field. Secondary specialty in any field of literature preferred. Workshop teaching experience at the university level required. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to teach well in a diverse, multi-ethnic environment. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

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University of Central Florida

Screenwriting Instructor/Lecturer

posted 
11.6.18

Position Number: 36597 Job Code: N/A

Position Title: Instructor or Lecturer, Creative Writing
Department/School: Department of English

The Department of English at the College of Arts and Humanities (CAH), invites applications for an instructor or lecturer with the ability to teach scriptwriting. This is a 9-month regular, non-tenure-earning position and is expected to begin August 2019.

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805 Lit + Art

Production and Design Editor (Volunteer)

Bradenton
FL
posted 
11.5.18

805 seeks a remote Volunteer Editor to spruce up our website, layout issues, and create social media graphics during 2019. Students and recent grads from anywhere in the world are encouraged to apply. The Editor will hold a one-year position and be responsible for laying out 4–6 issues, creating up to 12 social media graphics, and updating the website with input from the rest of the editorial team. Experience with Wix, SEO, and a love of literary journals is desired.

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University of Central Missouri

Assistant Professor of Creative Writing

Warrensburg
MO
posted 
11.5.18

The School of English & Philosophy at the University of Central Missouri seeks to hire a poet at the rank of Assistant Professor, tenure-track, to begin August 2019. The successful candidate will have a terminal degree by appointment date (MFA or PhD), at least one book of poetry published or under contract, and outstanding promise as a writer and teacher. Past editorial experience is essential.

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Center Books (The Center for Fiction)

Bookstore Manager

posted 
11.2.18

The Center Books Manager will oversee all procedures of the bookstore including staff hiring, training, scheduling, and all day-to-day operations; front- and backlist buying and weekly restocking; special orders, website orders, trade memberships and conferences. Act as liaison to publishers, local community, outside inventory system partners, in-house program director, and financial department. Reports to The Center for Fiction Managing Director and works closely with other staff.

Qualifications:

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North Dakota State University

Assistant Professor of English

Fargo
ND
posted 
11.2.18

The English Department at North Dakota State University seeks to appoint a tenure-track Assistant Professor, beginning August 2019 and specializing in American Literature from the earliest period of contact and exploration through 1865. The successful candidate will participate in a vibrant department offering BA, BS, MA, and PhD degrees in a supportive, friendly, and inclusive atmosphere for faculty and students at all levels.

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Drake University

Assistant Professor of English: Poetry

Des Moines
IA
posted 
11.1.18

Drake University’s English Department seeks an outstanding teacher and poet specializing in African-American and/or Latinx poetics to teach courses in reading, writing, creating, and performing poetry, including performance, slam, and spoken-word (Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track, full-time, starting August 2019). Candidates experienced in building and sustaining community partnerships; producing performances and exhibitions; and/or teaching courses in text-based poetry are especially welcome.

 

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Stonehouse Productions

Marketing/Administrative Manager

New York
NY
posted 
10.31.18

Stonehouse Productions, an Independent literary publishing company, is seeking an in-house Marketing/Administrative Manager for the company’s 50 + book properties authored by Bestselling Novelist, Warren Adler, and Grey Eagle Films, the film production branch of our operation. This is a great opportunity to put your creativity to expert use with a unique, independent publishing house at the crossroads of film production and book publishing.

The Marketing and Administrative Assistant:

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Emerson College

Assistant Professor in Creative Writing

posted 
10.31.18

The Department of Writing, Literature and Publishing invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Creative Writing. The Department seeks candidates who can contribute to the excellence and diversity of the academic community through teaching, other forms of engagement with students outside of the classroom, creative work and service activities. The appointment begins September 1, 2019 with a mandatory 2-day orientation August 22 & 23, 2019.

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Emerson College

Assistant Professor in Fiction Writing

posted 
10.31.18

The Department of Writing, Literature and Publishing invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Fiction Writing. The Department seeks candidates who can contribute to the excellence and diversity of the academic community through teaching, other forms of engagement with students outside of the classroom, creative work and service activities. The appointment begins September 1, 2019 with a mandatory 2-day orientation August 22 & 23, 2019.

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University of Georgia Libraries

Editor - The Georgia Review

posted 
10.31.18

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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GrubStreet Creative Writing Center

Editorial Internship

Boston
MA
posted 
10.30.18

The Editorial Internship is a unique opportunity to intern with GrubStreet in Boston from anywhere in the world! During a fully remote six-month-long internship, the Editorial Intern assists the Editor in the day-to-day running of GrubWrites, GrubStreet’s online publication.

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Birds & Muses

Intern or Part-time Administrative Assistant

Essex
NY
posted 
10.29.18

Birds & Muses, a web-based, woman-owned literary consulting firm seeks a creative, detail-oriented Virtual Intern or part-time Administrative Assistant. The Virtual Intern or Admin Assistant will work remotely to maintain and improve the firm’s web presence and grow its subscriber base, develop and maintain its social media presence, and assist the Director with other administrative projects including video production, online classroom preparation, and organizing writing retreats. 

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Wuzzals.com

Remote Children's Book Writer/Editor

Niagara on the Lake
ON
posted 
10.29.18

We have an open position for an editor for our Children's Reading Program. The books are part of a Leveled Reading Program that is designed to teach the skill of reading. Candidates will need to understand all the conventions of reading programs.  Preference for candidates who are already familiar with these conventions will be given. Please note that all training will be provided. Candidates will not be required to write stories, but will be expected to contribute in the creative process when editing our books.  

Education and Skills:

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University of Southern Indiana

Assistant Professor of English (Creative Writing, Poetry)

Evansville
IN
posted 
10.25.18

The Department of English at the University of Southern Indiana invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in creative writing specializing in Poetry to begin in August 2019. MFA in Creative Writing or ABD/PhD in English or Creative Writing must be completed by hire date. Applicants should have a book and/or a strong record of poetry publications.

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