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National Book Foundation

Director of Development

New York
NY
posted 
7.26.19

The National Book Foundation is seeking an experienced development professional to join a small, dynamic team in the full-time, senior-level role of Director of Development.

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University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Assistant Professor of Creative Writing (Nonfiction)

Ann Arbor
MI
posted 
7.26.19

The English Department and the Residential College at the University of Michigan expect to make a tenure-track appointment in the field of Creative Nonfiction to begin in September 1, 2020. This is a university-year appointment. We seek applications from emerging writers who have achieved distinction in one or more genres of long-form, narrative nonfiction broadly understood, including literary journalism, travel writing, and digital storytelling, and who can demonstrate promise of excellence in teaching and of commitment to diversity in the academy.

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Symphony Space

Producer of Literary Programs

New York
NY
posted 
7.25.19

Symphony Space, the multi-disciplinary performing arts center at 95th Street & Broadway in New York City, seeks a full-time, dynamic, and energetic Producer to work with the Director of Literary Programs in all aspects of the literary programs of Symphony Space. These include: 

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Abrams Books

Publicist, Adult

New York
NY
posted 
7.23.19

The Publicist will execute innovative campaigns in the areas of food and wine, pop culture, and lifestyle. They will be responsible for all aspects of the campaigns including writing press materials, pitching media, planning author tours/events, and communicating regularly with authors and media to secure on and off-the-book page coverage as well as online media. Other duties will include strengthening and developing media contacts, maintaining author relationships and working closely with in-house departments including editorial, marketing, and sales teams.

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Mascot Books

Production Editor

Herndon
VA
posted 
7.22.19

Mascot Books is a full-service hybrid publisher dedicated to helping authors professionally create a high-quality printed or digital book that matches their vision. With comprehensive editorial, design, marketing, production, and distribution services, our authors have the support of an experienced publishing team. We're currently looking for a production editor who is comfortable taking on new challenges and has a passion for books of all genres!


Responsibilities:

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Restless Books

Production Manager

Brooklyn
NY
posted 
7.22.19

Restless Books, an independent nonprofit publisher of international literature based in Gowanus, Brooklyn, seeks an eighty-percent-time Production Manager to coordinate print and digital production for 14–16 titles per year and to manage title information and website content. The Production Manager will work closely with the Restless staff as well as freelancers and outside vendors. Candidates must be highly motivated, detail-driven, and capable of meeting deadlines and working in a team environment.


Requirements: 

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Phillips Exeter Academy

George Bennett Fellowship

Exeter
NH
posted 
6.18.19

To assist, for one year, a candidate who hopes to make a professional career of writing. The Fellowship honors the memory of George Bennett ’23, who taught English at the Academy from 1929 to 1965, and aims to perpetuate his strong interest in creative writing. The Fellowship was established by a former student of George Bennett. The stipend is $15,570, plus housing and meals. This position also offers medical and dental insurance, long-term disability coverage and access to an employee assistance program.

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