Jobs for Writers

Starry Forest Books

Managing Editor (Part-Time)

New York
NY
posted 
1.17.20

Starry Forest Books is looking for a positive and highly organized managing editor to coordinate editorial workflow and assist with company operations. 


Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with management, editors, and designers to determine optimal workloads
  • Create and track project schedules
  • Copyedit and proofread files
  • Manage title details in multiple online platforms
  • Gather input from staff and clients for continued operation improvements


Hours & Location:

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Vermont Studio Center

Executive Director

Johnson
VT
posted 
1.16.20

The Vermont Studio Center (VSC), the largest international artists' and writers' residency in the U.S., is seeking a visionary, passionate, and inspiring leader to carry on the remarkable spirit and success created over the Center's first 35 years.

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PEN/Faulkner Foundation

Summer Writing Program Instructors

Washington
DC
posted 
1.15.20

About the Summer Writing Programs:
PEN/Faulkner’s Summer Writing Programs bring summer literacy activities to students around the District of Columbia. 

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University of California, Merced

Merritt Writing Program Director and Writing Studies Faculty

Merced
CA
posted 
1.14.20

The School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts (SSHA) seeks a Director of the Merritt Writing Program, with an associated tenured appointment in Writing Studies. This position is faculty administrative, with primary responsibilities for program management as well as strategic vision. The administrative appointment will be part of SSHA with a five-year comprehensive review process.

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Pace University

Program Head: Writing for Diversity and Equity in Theater and Media

New York
NY
posted 
1.14.20

The School of Performing Arts (PPA) in Dyson College of Arts and Sciences at Pace University invites applications for an anticipated faculty position as founding Program Head of the new BA in Writing for Diversity and Equity in Theater and Media (WDE), to launch in September 2020. The rank will be based on the individual’s experience.

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Kensington Publishing

Associate Manager of Operations

New York
NY
posted 
1.13.20

New York based independent publisher is currently seeking a detailed oriented, highly organized Associate Manager of Operations to manage and facilitate inventory and operations needs and processes in a fast-paced environment. The individual will be responsible for inventory management and control, order processing and fulfillment, distribution, logistics/transportation, warehousing and customer service.


Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

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Confidential

Essayist

PA
posted 
1.10.20

Looking for a creative writer to ghost a 3,000+/- essay around the concept "too big to fail." The term that became synonymous with the 2008 financial crisis applies more broadly in a political and social context as Goliaths, like Amazon and Facebook, have become too big to defeat, and lobbyists, such as those preventing climate protections, are too powerful to overcome.

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Hamline University

Assistant Professor - First Year Writing and English

Saint Paul
MN
posted 
1.10.20

The Department of English at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota, seeks applicants with a Ph.D. in Composition & Rhetoric to join our vibrant, diverse community. We invite innovative thinkers with demonstrated interest in pedagogies of difference and multi-modality to help us enhance a “student-ready” first-year writing program and help shape our emergent curriculum at the intersection of composition & rhetoric, civic engagement, and public advocacy.

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n+1 Foundation

Development Manager

Brooklyn
NY
posted 
1.9.20

n+1 Foundation—the Brooklyn-based nonprofit publisher of n+1 magazine, n+1 books, and Paper Monument—is seeking a motivated Development Manager to work full-time in their DUMBO office.

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American Library Association

Publisher, ALA Editions/ALA Neal-Schuman

Chicago
IL
posted 
1.9.20

The American Library Association seeks a Publisher for ALA Editions/ALA Neal-Schuman.

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Princeton University

Professional Specialist - Translator in Residence

Princeton
NJ
posted 
1.9.20

The Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication (PTIC) at the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) invites applications for a one-semester appointment as a Translator in Residence for each semester of the 2020–2021 academic year. The primary rank of the successful candidate will be Professional Specialist, and the successful candidate will carry a secondary rank of Lecturer when performing teaching responsibilities.

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Quirk Books

Contracts Coordinator

Philadelphia
PA
posted 
1.8.20

Benefits: Health; Dental; 401k
Duration: Full-time
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Quirk Books, an independent book publisher based in Philadelphia, is seeking a Contracts Coordinator to draft, negotiate, and finalize agreements with authors, illustrators, licensors, and licensees across Quirk’s list.

Responsibilities: 

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Haymarket Books

Publicist

Chicago
IL
posted 
1.7.20

Haymarket Books—a leading independent, nonprofit, radical publisher—is looking for a full-time publicist to join our team in our Chicago office. 

Haymarket publishes books in a variety of genres and by a diverse array of authors, including Angela Y. Davis, Eve Ewing, Naomi Klein, José Olivarez, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Arundhati Roy, Rebecca Solnit, Howard Zinn, and many others. Haymarket is also home to the BreakBeat Poets series, a growing imprint of critically acclaimed and award-winning contemporary poetry. 

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Cleveland State University Poetry Center

Anisfield-Wolf Fellowship in Writing and Publishing

Cleveland
OH
posted 
1.3.20

The Cleveland State University Poetry Center is accepting applications for the Anisfield-Wolf Fellowship in Writing & Publishing, a two-year postgraduate fellowship that offers an emerging writer time to work toward a first or second book and an opportunity to gain experience in editing, publishing, literary programming, and outreach in collaboration with the staff of the CSU Poetry Center. 

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Napa Valley College

English Composition Instructor

Napa
CA
posted 
12.31.19

Napa Valley College is seeking an individual with demonstrated instructional skills to join an outstanding team of faculty and instructional administrators to provide high quality programs and services to our district, our community, and most importantly, our students. This position offers the opportunity to participate in developing and implementing the philosophy and curriculum of the English Department at Napa Valley College.  

To apply, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/napavalley.

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North Atlantic Books

Production Editor

Berkeley
CA
posted 
12.30.19

North Atlantic Books (NAB) is a leading independent nonprofit publisher in Berkeley, CA. We are seeking a Production Editor to join our team in shepherding titles in key areas like health and wellness, personal growth, and holistic lifestyle; and in emerging categories like social justice, cannabis, and trauma and somatics. NAB offers the benefits of working with a nonprofit with a conscience and teams with Penguin Random House in distribution to reach a wide range of readers.

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Garfinkel + Associates, Inc.

Writer, Project Manager, Hero

Bethesda
MD
posted 
12.30.19

Launch the new year with a new adventure: Join our supergroup of writers. (Think Avengers, but with more copy and less danger.)

The ideal candidate juggles challenges with grace and beats deadlines senseless. Please apply if you:    

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Freelance

Louis Auchincloss Retrospective - Short Term Research Project

ME
posted 
12.30.19

Wanted: A skilled graduate researcher or literary historian to complete a retrospective analysis of New York author Louis Auchincloss' fictional and nonfictional stories and autobiographies or biographies about the author to examine the extent of the author's writings, experience with, and depictions of the state of Maine. Final product will include (1) a complete biography of his works indicating works where Maine or synonyms are referenced; (2) an analysis of stories that take place in Maine or where Maine/Downeast New England/or Synonyms such as Bar Harbor, Anchor Harbor, etc.

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CaryPress Publishing

Senior Publicist

Raleigh
NC
posted 
12.30.19

CaryPress Books is seeking an experienced Publicist. The Publicist will report directly to the publishers and must be able to take the initiative and work efficiently in a small company environment

Job responsibilities will include:

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Crab Creek Review

Graphic Designer

Kingston
WA
posted 
12.30.19

Do you have a love of art and graphic design? Join Crab Creek Review and immerse yourself in all things literary! Become part of the Pacific NW literary community by contributing your graphic design skills and artistic aesthetic to one of the longest running litmags in the Pacific Northwest.  

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Aunt Lute Books

Marketing Internship

San Francisco
CA
posted 
12.20.19

Aunt Lute Books is a nonprofit, multicultural women’s press in the Mission District of San Francisco, within walking distance of the 16th and 24th Street Mission BART stations. Since 1982, we have published women’s voices that are underrepresented in mainstream presses by virtue of race, ethnicity, sexuality, socio-economic background, age, or geographic location. Aunt Lute’s titles include fiction, poetry, and critical essays by Gloria Anzaldúa, Paula Gunn Allen, Judy Grahn, Ginu Kamani, Audre Lorde, and Alice Walker.

About Our Internship Program:

-Who-

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Poetry London

Poetry Editor

London
posted 
12.20.19

We’re looking for an editor with an outstanding reputation as a poet and an exciting creative vision for the future of Poetry London.

Our new Poetry Editor will:

define Poetry London’s editorial direction 
manage our staff and our relationships with stakeholders 
lead Poetry London’s strategy

Details of how to apply are available at https://poetrylondon.co.uk/poetry-editor/

Apply by 20/02/2020

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Milkweed Editions

Publicist

Minneapolis
MN
posted 
12.18.19

Milkweed Editions, one of the nation’s leading independent book publishers, seeks a Publicist. Our offices are located in the Open Book literary center in downtown Minneapolis. For more information, visit milkweed.org/our-story.

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University of South Florida Department of English

Associate Professor/Professor of English (Director FYC)

Tampa
FL
posted 
12.16.19

Department Name/Number: English/ 0-1223-000
College/Division: College of Arts and Sciences
Salary Plan: Faculty
Hiring Salary/Salary Range: Negotiable

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Chemeketa Press

Director

Salem
OR
posted 
12.16.19

Description:
Chemeketa aspires to be an inclusive environment where we honor and value the unique contributions of our diverse students, employees, and community. We seek to foster cultural competence and pursue equitable solutions that support all students in achieving their educational goals. If you are interested in joining the work of the college to pursue a supportive and inclusive culture, we encourage you to apply. 

Position Summary:

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