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  • From the Association of Writers & Writing Programs: “Many of the essays published in the Writer’s Chronicle began as contributions to panel discussions at our annual conference. If you participated in a panel discussion in Chicago, we encourage you to develop your talk into an essay for the editors’ consideration. We are not interested in transcripts of talks. Instead, we seek works on your topic that you have fully developed, in content and in form, to work well as an essay in print. If others have addressed your topic before you, your essay should demonstrate an awareness of their contributions to our intellectual and artistic community. Please see our editorial guidelines at http://awpwriter.org/magazine/guidelines.htm before submitting your work. The Chronicle has a circulation of 39,000 readers. For the next academic year, the magazine will pay $14 per one hundred words for accepted articles.”
  • “Writers Omi at Ledig House, a part of Omi International Arts Center, has been awarded a grant from Amazon.com to fund Translation Lab, a weeklong special, intensive residency for five collaborating writer-translator teams in the fall of 2012. Writers Omi will host five English language translators to the Omi International Arts Center for one week. These translators will be invited along with the writers whose work is being translated….The dates for Translation Lab are November 9-16, 2012. All residencies are fully funded, including international airfare and local transport from New York City to the Omi International Arts Center in Ghent, NY.” No application fee. Deadline: July 1, 2012. (via Three Percent)
  • The next mediabistro book club in Los Angeles will take place on July 18. “Mediabistro.com is proud to announce the July mediabistro book club, where authors can highlight their latest work to mediabistro party attendees. At the event, four authors will mingle and share drinks with mediabistro.com’s influential audience and read a five minute selection from their work. To be considered, submit your application by May 18. You will be notified of your acceptance one month prior to the party.” I do not see an application fee.
  • From Texas Christian University: “The Department of English invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in creative writing with a primary specialization in fiction.”
  • “The Augsburg College Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing invites applications for a part-time, non-tenure track Visiting Writer: Creative Nonfiction. The successful candidate will teach at the graduate level in our low-residency program, mentoring student writers and conducting online classes in fall and spring semesters and fully participating in the 10-day summer residency-leading a workshop, presenting a reading, conducting a craft talk, and meeting with students. Student:faculty ratio is 5:1 in fall and spring mentorship semesters. MFA, Ph.D., or exceptional record of publication required. The position will begin in July 2013.”
  • Rosemont College (Penn.) seeks a Director for its MFA program in creative writing.
  • Call for proposals from The Loft Literary Center for a variety of teaching opportunities (including for online classes). (via @NinaBadzin)
  • The Georgia Review, one of America’s premier journals of arts and letters, is seeking a managing editor to oversee production of the print and digital versions of the magazine.”
  • Northeastern University (Boston) is looking for an Editor-in-chief, Weill Cornell Medical College (New York) seeks a Writer/Editor, and TCS Education System (Chicago) invites applications for an Editorial Manager position.
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