Jobs for Writers

Mass Poetry

SCI AmeriCorps Fellow

Boston
MA
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5.17.24

SCI AmeriCorps Fellows gain professional nonprofit experience as well as: leadership training program through SCI, access to college / graduate credit through an exclusive partnership with Merrimack College, and earn federal dollars towards higher education.SCI AmeriCorps is seeking candidates to fill positions for a 1700-hour service term (approximately 40 hours/week) from September 2024 through June 2025. Fellow Stipend Benefit Options (A or B) A. Receive a Taxable Stipend of $2,500 / month, paid bi-weekly (max stipend value = $25,000 per year). B.

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The University of Winnipeg

Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence Winter 2025

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5.16.24

Carol Shields Writer-In-Residence at The University of Winnipeg: Call for Applications

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Independent Publishers Group

Data Associate

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5.13.24

Overview

Independent Publishers Group seeks an exceptionally detail oriented and analytical Data Associate to join its Data team. This is an entry-level, full-time position that supports all aspects of the Data department.

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Poets & Writers Magazine

Senior Editor

New York
NY
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5.10.24

Poets & Writers Magazine is an award-winning bimonthly magazine for the creative writing community. The leading journal of its kind, it enjoys a readership of 100,000 and a robust online presence. It is published by Poets & Writers, a nonprofit organization formed in 1970 to help creative writers and the literary community nationwide.

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826 Boston

Volunteer Engagement Program Assistant

Roxbury
MA
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5.10.24

About the Opportunity

826 Boston seeks a creative team member with strong organizational skills to serve as the Volunteer Engagement Program Assistant. We are seeking a candidate with a strong command of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) principles and approaches, who can build on the current strengths of the Volunteer Management Team, including robust training and support that center DEI, collaborative partnerships with universities, and a culture of learning and appreciation.

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826 Boston

Communications Director

Roxbury
MA
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5.10.24

826 Boston seeks a talented and collaborative storyteller to join the Development and Communications team at 826 Boston. Far from a traditional communications role, the communications director will oversee the storied 826 Boston brand as it is used to share student writing, raise funds for transformative programs, and engage with potential partners in unexpected ways. The Communications Director reports to the Senior Director of Development and oversees two direct reports: the Publishing Manager and the Communications and Development Coordinator. 

Mission: 

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Europa Content

Agent

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5.9.24

Europa Content is seeking a creative and editorial agent to join our boutique literary management and production company.

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Literary Arts

Managing Director

Portland
OR
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5.8.24

Location: Portland, OR (In-Person) 

Position Category: Full time, Regular 

Employee Type: Salaried, Exempt 

Reports to: Executive Director 

Salary: $120,000/year plus comprehensive benefits 

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Verso Books

Sales and Marketing Manager

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5.8.24

Title: Sales and Marketing Manager

Location: New York Area

Company Overview:

Verso Books is the largest radical publisher in the English speaking world.

Position Overview:

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Penzler Publishers

Publishing Intern

New York
NY
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5.7.24

Penzler Publishers is an independent press specializing in mysteries, thrillers, suspense, and true crime, located within the offices of the Mysterious Bookshop. We are seeking a summer intern to support our small publishing team with a variety of tasks related to publicity, social media, production, editorial, and admin. This position is ideal for anyone looking to break into the publishing industry and eager to gain a broad range of experiences across different aspects of book publishing.

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InsideOut Literary Arts

Communications & Development Associate

MI
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5.7.24

Position: Communications & Development Associate

Direct Manager: Operations & Communications Manager

Status & Location: Full-time, 35 hours/week

Hybrid role (in our Detroit office approx. 2 days per week)

About InsideOut Literary Arts:

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Diversion Publishing

Royalties Assistant

New York
NY
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5.1.24

Do you like working with numbers and tracking data but want to learn more about the book publishing industry? Are you a motivated self-starter who thinks no job is too small? Well, keep reading because Diversion Publishing is seeking a Royalties/Bookkeeping Assistant to join our growing book publishing team. This unique role combines the responsibilities of a Royalties Assistant along with basic bookkeeping responsibilities. Our ideal candidate should be an excellent communicator who is extremely organized and able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

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Words Without Borders

Executive Director

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4.29.24

The Organization

Words Without Borders (wordswithoutborders.org) is the premier destination for a global literary conversation. Founded in 2003, our mission is to cultivate global awareness by expanding access to international writing and creating a bridge between readers, writers, and translators. 

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Kundiman

Chief Executive

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4.29.24

The Chief Executive serves as the visionary leader and chief advocate for Kundiman. This role demands a passionate individual with a deep appreciation for the power of literature and the unique narratives of the Asian American Pacific Islander community. The Chief Executive will spearhead strategic planning, fundraising, community engagement, technical advancement and program development to ensure the organization's growth and its impact.

Qualifications:

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New Leaf Literary & Media Inc.

Project Manager

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4.23.24

Job Description: This position reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer. This position requires excellent planning and leadership skills across departments as well as exceptional communication, organization, problem solving and prioritization skills with a team-player mentality.  General duties include, but aren’t limited to:

  • Provide project management support to the CEO, COO, VP, and Merchandise Team on various initiatives and projects 

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