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Loft Literary Center

Executive Director

North Oaks
MN
posted 
8.4.21

Ballinger Leafblad is pleased to conduct the search for Executive Director at the Loft in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW
The Loft Literary Center is one of the nation’s leading nonprofit literary centers. With a focus on encouraging and supporting writing, and connecting writers with readers, the Loft promotes the written word and storytelling as vital to civic life.

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Manhattanville College

MFA Director

posted 
8.4.21

The MFA program in Creative Writing at Manhattanville College invites applications for a full-time Program Director. We seek a creative, experienced, and collaborative individual to join us in an effort to build and grow an already successful program.

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Self-Publishing Review

Book Reviewer/Copywriter

posted 
8.3.21

Looking for a freelance book reviewer/writer with unfussy tastes to enthusiastically review independent titles of all genres and qualities for our clients, including erotica, fantasy, religion, kids, and business books.

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University of Central Oklahoma

Artist in Residence

Edmond
OK
posted 
8.1.21

The Department of English at the University of Central Oklahoma seeks a poet to fill a full-time, one-year, temporary appointment as Artist in Residence. 

The Artist in Residence will teach two courses (six credit-hours) per semester, including multi-genre undergraduate introduction to creative writing classes and senior-/master's-level poetry workshops. 

In addition, the Artist in Residence will serve on master's thesis committees in creative writing, mentor students, and serve as a liaison between the campus community and the wider community of creative writers.

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Coffee House Press

Executive Director and Publisher

Minneapolis
MN
posted 
8.1.21

The Coffee House Press (CHP) board of directors seeks an Executive Director and Publisher to lead a world-class nonprofit literary book publisher and arts organization serving a diverse community of writers, readers, artists, and staff.

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Hurston Wright Foundation

Executive Director

Washington
DC
posted 
7.26.21

Title: Executive Director, Hurston Wright Foundation
Salary: In the $80,000s
Status: Full-time, exempt employee

The Hurston/Wright Foundation is in the midst of a national search for their next Executive Director. 

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Poets & Writers Magazine

Assistant Editor

posted 
7.26.21

The assistant editor is a key member of the editorial team and is responsible for providing vital editorial support for our flagship publication, Poets & Writers Magazine, and our website, pw.org. The assistant editor reports to the editor in chief. This is a full-time position in our New York City office. Annual salary: $45,000; good benefits package including health insurance and ample paid time-off.  

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:  

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Poets & Writers, Inc.

Director of Programs & Partnerships

posted 
7.26.21

The Director of Programs & Partnerships is a new position that offers the opportunity to shape and lead programming that will help creative writers nationwide develop their careers, build community, and reach readers.

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National Book Foundation

Teaching Artist, BookUp

New York
NY
posted 
7.16.21

The National Book Foundation (NBF) is seeking published authors who have experience working with young people to serve as Teaching Artists for BookUp, a free, after-school book club-style program for middle-school students. This 24-session program meets regularly once per week for 90-minute sessions, plus two Saturday half-day field trips. Participants select up to 12 books to read each year, engage in book club-style discussions and creative response activities, and interact with the local literary community through field trips and author visits.

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WriteBoston

Commonwealth Corps Youth Program Associate (Teens in Print)

Boston
MA
posted 
7.15.21

The mission of the Commonwealth Corps service internship program is to engage Massachusetts residents of  all ages, backgrounds, and identities in direct service to strengthen communities, address critical needs, and  increase volunteerism. Through hands-on experience, Commonwealth Corps members gain professional skills  and valuable knowledge while positively impacting diverse communities in our state.  

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Poets & Writers, Inc.

Advertising Assistant

New York
NY
posted 
7.12.21

The advertising assistant is responsible for selling, processing, and formatting all classified advertising and job listings for Poets & Writers Magazine and pw.org. In addition, the advertising assistant works closely with others on the advertising team to prospect new accounts and maintain relationships with clients.

This is a part-time (20 hours per week) position in our New York City office. Annual salary: $20,000. (Note: Will initially require working remotely; we anticipate returning to our offices later this year.) Reports to the associate publisher.

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National Book Foundation

Programs Coordinator

posted 
7.6.21

The National Book Foundation, presenter of the National Book Awards, is seeking a part-time Programs Coordinator. This is a grant-funded position, focusing on a forthcoming new program that aims to highlight diverse books that deepen readers’ understanding of science and technology, as well as additional public program support as needed.

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Seattle Arts & Lectures

Executive Director

posted 
7.6.21

Since 1987, Seattle Arts & Lectures (SAL) has cultivated transformative experiences through story and language with readers and writers of all generations across the greater Puget Sound region, providing opportunities to engage with the most compelling writers and cultural thinkers of our day. We envision a future in which story and language continuously and courageously revitalize equity, justice, and belonging.

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The University of Houston

Cynthia Woods Mitchell Scholar-In-Residence—Creative Writing & the Arts

Houston
TX
posted 
7.6.21

The Creative Writing Program at the University of Houston, in conjunction with the School of Art and the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts, announces a two-year, post-graduate fellowship in Creative Writing and the Arts for the 2021-23 academic years. The opportunity is open to any practice in Creative Writing (e.g., Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction). Candidates will work alongside faculty in the Creative Writing Program and with their peer fellows in the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts.   

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