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  • Via the latest ImageUpdate:  “Thanks to a generous grant from the Davis Foundation, we are offering more scholarships in 2011 than ever before. Full and partial scholarships are available for both Glen West and Glen East, to be awarded based on both need and quality of work. You may apply to any class, even if it’s closed for registration.” No fee to apply for the scholarship, but “if you wish to guarantee a spot in a workshop, even if you do not win a scholarship, you must register for an available workshop and pay the $150 deposit. ” Deadlines: January 15, 2011, for the inaugural East Coast (Pioneer Valley) session, and March 15, 2011, for the West Coast (New Mexico) site. For more info about the scholarships and the workshops, please click here.
  • “Babble.com is looking for a parenting news blogger to join the fastest-growing website for parents, with 4 million uniques and growing. The job involves contributing a minimum of two posts per day to Strollerderby, Babble’s breaking news blog written by the web’s best-informed, wisest, wittiest parents.” (NB: To view the announcement on MediaBistro.com, you may need to register [free of charge] and log in.)
  • Babble.com is also looking for a celebrity parenting blogger. (This announcement is also on MediaBistro.com.)
  • South Carolina Living, the largest-circulation magazine in the Palmetto State,  needs talented freelancers to produce both feature articles and monthly departments.” Download the guidelines for pay rates and sample content. NB: The magazine is also looking for a freelance outdoor columnist.
  • Rutgers University-Newark (N.J.)  “invites applications from distinguished Poets and from distinguished Fiction writers for a (Master’s in Fine Arts) Assistant, Associate, or Professor position (dependent upon qualifications).”
  • Portland State University (Ore.) is advertising for an “Assistant or Associate Professor, Fiction Writing, tenure-track, to begin Fall 2011.”
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater  is looking for a “full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin 24 August 2011. Responsible for teaching fiction writing, creative writing, and composition.”
  • The University of Tampa (Fla.) “seeks a candidate for a one-year, renewable term Assistant Professor of English in first-year writing and creative writing (fiction) to begin August 2011.”
  • Baldwin-Wallace College (Ohio) is advertising for an Assistant Professor of English “to teach creative writing (fiction emphasis) along with some other area of specialization in literature.”
  • Dickinson State University (N.D.) has posted an advertisement for a “full-time, tenure-track [assistant professor] position in English teaching Creative Writing and other courses depending on departmental and institutional needs.”
  • From Columbus State University (Ga.): “The Department of English invites MFAs and PhDs to apply for a tenure-track position in creative nonfiction at the assistant professor rank. We seek someone who can teach Creative Writing with creative nonfiction focus and secondary emphasis in journalism.”
  • Utica College (N.Y.) is looking for a “two-year visiting assistant professor starting August 2011 with the possibility of renewal. Applicants should have expertise in creative nonfiction.”
  • From the University of Louisville (Ky.): “Creative Nonfiction writers who have received their terminal degree within the last five years in Creative Writing are invited to apply for the Visiting Scholar in Creative Nonfiction. The purpose of this visiting scholarship is to provide a recent graduate with time to further his or her work, to associate with a distinguished faculty, and to allow him or her to contribute to an active creative writing program. One scholar will be appointed for the academic year 2011-2012. The scholar will give one reading in the Axton reading series and will teach one course each semester. Of the two courses, one will be of the scholar’s design, the other will be an undergraduate creative nonfiction workshop. The scholar will be expected to be in residence in Louisville during this period. This appointment will provide a stipend of $25,000 a year, housing support, and benefits.” Application deadline is January 2, 2011.
  • National University (Calif.) seeks a Writer, Cornell University (N.Y.) is looking for a Writer/Editor, and Southern New Hampshire University invites applications for a Marketing Content Writer.

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