Jobs for Writers

PEN/Faulkner Foundation

Programs and Development Intern

Washington
DC
posted 
2.22.18

PEN/Faulkner brings literature to life for diverse communities by investing resources in fostering readers and writers at every age and level of expertise.

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PEN/Faulkner Foundation

Writers in Schools Program Intern

Washington
DC
posted 
2.21.18

This internship will focus on our Writers in Schools outreach program, which brings contemporary literature into DC public and public charter schools. We provide free books for students and coordinate class visits with the authors, so that students have the opportunity to ask questions and engage with literature and writing in relevant, meaningful ways.

Internship responsibilities include:

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Gemini Ink

Executive/Artistic Director

San Antonio
TX
posted 
2.20.18

The Executive/Artistic Director is the head officer of San Antonio's independent literary arts center. Duties include assisting the Development Director with fundraising and grantwriting, meeting with the board, oversees artistic design and management of the organization, and supervising other staff members and interns.

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Black Earth Institute

Fellowship Sought for 2018-2021 Term

Black Earth
WI
posted 
2.16.18

The Black Earth Institute is an organization of artists and scholar advisers linking art to spirit, earth and society. We are in our 15th year and have had 30 artist fellows up to now and are looking for 6 new fellows of the July 2018-2021 term. Being a fellow with BEI is an opportunity to be in and supported by a community of shared beliefs and goals. Fellows edit our About Place Journal, have projects supported by grants, attend our annual retreat and are promoted through social media and mutual efforts in sponsoring each other speaking and touring.

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St. Lawrence University

Visiting Assistant Professor of Poetry

Canton
NY
posted 
2.14.18

St. Lawrence University invites applications for a four-year, full-time visiting appointment in poetry writing.  The successful candidate will offer coursework in beginning and advanced poetry writing, as well as in the literary genre of poetry, and may also advise student independent studies and honors projects. The successful candidate will also offer coursework in creative nonfiction writing (memoir, lyric essay, personal essay, or hybrid genres). The normal teaching load is three courses per semester.  M.F.A.

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St. Cloud State University

Assistant Professor of English, Creative Writing (Poetry)

St. Cloud
MN
posted 
2.9.18

Position Title: Assistant Professor of English, Creative Writing - Poetry

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Date of appointment: August 2018

Vacancies at SCSU are contingent on university budgets and funding.

Description: Fixed-term non-tenure-track position to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Creative Writing (Poetry). See http://www.stcloudstate.edu/english for more information on courses and programs.

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Asian American Writers' Workshop

AAWW Asia Editor Position

New York
NY
posted 
2.6.18

The Asian American Writers’ Workshop (AAWW), the preeminent literary arts nonprofit dedicated to excellent literature of Asian American descent, seeks to hire an Asia Editor to lead our Transpacific Literary Project.

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Asian American Writers' Workshop

AAWW Editor Position

New York
NY
posted 
2.6.18

The Asian American Writers' Workshop (AAWW)—an alternative arts space dedicated to literature at the intersection of race, migration, and social justice—is hiring an editor to develop and execute literary initiatives related to the politics of mass incarceration and migrant detention. The editor will commission and edit work for literary portfolios published on AAWW’s The Margins and will also help organize events and community partnerships tied to each portfolio, with the support of additional AAWW staff.

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Asian American Writers' Workshop

AAWW Deputy Director

New York
NY
posted 
2.6.18

The Asian American Writers' Workshop (AAWW)—an alternative arts space dedicated to literature at the intersection of race, migration and social justice—is hiring a Deputy Director to help manager program staff and oversee marketing initiatives. The ideal person will work with the Executive Director and Editorial Director at AAWW to help oversee program operations and execute an impactful marketing strategy to raise those programs’ visibility.

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West Virginia University

Assistant Professor in Creative Writing – Poetry

posted 
2.2.18

Assistant Professor in Creative Writing – Poetry

Job Number: 07601

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Radish Fiction

YA Content Curator

New York
NY
posted 
2.1.18

Radish Fiction, a serialized reading platform for smartphones, is hiring a YA Content Curator to help develop and maintain the vision for Radish serials. You must be passionate about creating engaging stories and worlds, discovering new talent, brainstorming content strategy, mentoring and empowering creators, and iterating based on product performance and user data. You want to create the new standard for mobile-first YA stories and definite the category of YA serials.

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Hugo House

Events Curator

posted 
2.1.18

Job title: Events Curator

Reports to: Executive Director 

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Protest Magazine

Content Writer—Publication for Women (Freelance)

New Orleans
LA
posted 
1.27.18

Intro: Protest Magazine is a submission-based, quarterly publication created to explore the perspectives of women of color through creative work. Protest's seasonal anthology and portfolio is a space saved for femme people of color who reject harmful stereotypes and social norms. Our goal is to establish Protest Magazine as a hub that preserves the cultural identity and aids the artistic advancement of marginalized women. To nurture this initiative, we encourage women to use Protest Magazine as another avenue to showcase their work.

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University of California, Riverside

Tomás Rivera Endowed Chair in Creative Writing and English with emphasis on Chicano/Latino Literature

posted 
12.21.17

Cluster Hire: Tomás Rivera Endowed Chair in Creative Writing and English with emphasis on Chicano/Latino Literature

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