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).
From the National Federation of State Poetry Societies: “All freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors of an accredited university or college are eligible to enter the NFSPS College/University Level Poetry Awards competition for the Edna Meudt Memorial Award and the Florence Kahn Memorial Award. Two students will receive an award of $500 each plus publication of their winning manuscripts as chapbooks (printed paperback booklets).” No entry fee indicated. Deadline: February 14, 2014.
“Bourne: A Magazine for Literature of Ideas, is seeking submissions for its inaugural issue, scheduled for Spring 2014.” Pays (via Paypal): “We pay the following honoraria (in US dollars): Fiction and drama: $15 for fiction and drama up to 5,000 words and $25 for works longer than that. Poetry: Ten dollars per poem. Book reviews, scholarly non-fiction and interviews: please inquire.” (h/t @Duotrope)
ICYMI: Our January newsletter went out to subscribers last week. As always, it’s packed with no-fee contests/competitions and paying calls for poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction.
From the University of Texas-Pan American: “The Department of English welcomes applications for a tenure-track position to begin Fall 2014. We seek a colleague with an interest in developing innovative writing initiatives and curricula that emphasize student engagement and creative and/or public writing. The successful candidate will be expected to help meet the teaching needs of the First-Year Writing Program, as well as contribute to undergraduate course offerings in creative writing and a thriving MFA program.”
“Wabash College [Ind.] invites applications for a full-time, one-year sabbatical replacement with specializations in 20th century American Literature and Fiction Writing to start July 1, 2014.”
826NYC seeks a Programs Associate for its satellite site in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
“Mid-sized independent trade publisher in Manhattan seeks part-time royalties manager. Flexible schedule and negotiable hourly rate. Creative atmosphere and a dynamic list of titles.”
Pacific Standard is advertising for an articles editor; a books & culture editor; and an associate editor, digital. The associate editor job is based at the magazine’s offices in downtown Santa Barbara, California. Regarding the two other jobs: “These positions are flexible: We are looking for either a new full-time staff editor, or experienced editors interested in contract work, managing a specific portfolio of pieces for the magazine….We would prefer our editors to be located in California, but we are open to other options.” (h/t Anna Clark)