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Monday Markets for Writers

Monday brings the weekly batch of no-fee competitions/contests, paying submission calls, and jobs for those of us who write (especially those of us who write fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction).

  • New Horizon Press is looking for nonfiction manuscripts: “We seek these categories: True crime, from the perspective of law enforcement, attorneys or loved ones seeking justice. Also self-help and psychological issues, such as phobias, teen suicide, blended families, relationship problems, etc. Timely topics for general audiences, preferably by credentialed professionals. Small advance and regular royalties. NO MEMOIRS OR NOVELS, please. See our website, newhorizonpressbooks.com/submit.php3, for examples and submission process guidelines.”
  • The Vermont Writer’s Prize confers $1,500 and publication in Vermont magazine for “a
 poem,
 short
 story,
 play
 or 
essay
 on 
the 
theme 
of
 Vermont
.” Competition is open to all
    Vermont 
residents, 
including
 seasonal 
residents
 and
 students
 enrolled
 in 
VT
 colleges.” No entry fee. Deadline: November 1, 2013.
  • “Longwood University’s [Va.] Department of English and Modern Languages invites applications for a tenure-track Professor specializing in The Business of Creative Writing to begin in August 2014. The position requires a primary area of specialization in editing and publishing and a secondary area of specialization in creative writing (genre open). A terminal degree in Creative Writing (M.F.A. or Ph. D) is required, as is experience in editing and publishing.”
  • “The Department of English in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Colorado Denver invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor in Creative Writing, specialization in Fiction.”
  • “The University of Maine at Machias seeks an Assistant Professor of English with a specialty in creative writing and a commitment to teaching excellence in support of our signature English, Creative Writing, and Book Arts ( http://machias.edu/english.html) and Interdisciplinary Fine Arts ( http://machias.edu/finearts.html) programs.”
  • “The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Poetry or Creative Nonfiction for our online MFA in Creative Writing beginning Fall 2014.”
  • A Blade of Grass, a New York-based “funding non-profit dedicated to nurturing socially engaged art,” seeks an Events and Communications Coordinator.
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