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Monday Markets for Writers

dollar-sign-mdMonday 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 Muse Malady: “Writers! We are organizing our 1st big writing competition this month.” This competition has two categories: poetry and short stories. “We have already started accepting entries and the last date for entry submission is 25th August 11:59 pm (GMT). The prize money for each category is 30 USD. The result of the competition will be released one week after the closing date for the submission, i.e the 1st of September.” No entry fee.
  • “The publishers of Go World Travel Magazine are accepting personal nonfiction travel essays for consideration in a new anthology series.” They’re currently accepting submission for two anthologies: Chance Encounters and Adventure Travel Tales. Deadline: August 30, 2014. Pays: $75.(via WritingCareer.com)
  • From Lectores Coffee: “We publish short fiction, nonfiction and poetry directly on our coffee bags. Our goal is to publish a new piece on our bags each month.”Payment for publication is a free bag of Lectores Coffee, $20 at date of publication (Payment sent through Paypal only…) and, of course, fame or infamy depending on your writing.” NB: “We have now lifted our reading fee!” (h/t @Duotrope)
  • “The Helen Zell Writers’ Program in the Department of English at the University of Michigan invites applications for a fiction writer to join the MFA faculty at the level of Open Rank.”
  • “The Creative Writing Program, part of the Arts Program at Bryn Mawr College [Pennsylvania], invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the level of advanced Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Creative Writing to begin August 1, 2015, with a specialization in prose fiction and creative nonfiction.”
  • “The M.F.A Program at Portland State University [Oregon] seeks a fiction writer for a tenure-track position to begin September 2015.”
  • From St. Lawrence University [New York]: “Fiction or creative non-fiction writers with significant publications and teaching experience are invited to apply for the position of Viebranz Visiting Professor of Creative Writing for the academic year 2015-2016.”
  • “The Creative Writing Program at the Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University is seeking distinguished writers for a potential part-time opening in poetry. This position is a one or two semester appointment. The position begins September 2015 and/or February 2016.” Also: “The Creative Writing Program at the Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University is seeking distinguished writers for a potential part-time opening in fiction. This position is a one or two semester appointment. The position begins September 2015 and/or February 2016.”
  • From Emmanuel College (Boston): “The Department of English is seeking an adjunct faculty to teach ENGL 2323 Short Fiction for the Fall 2014 semester. This course introduces students to the intensive study of short fiction. Students read a wide array of short stories and analyze them in relation to aesthetic and cultural issues, including race, class and gender. Writers may include Sherwood Anderson, Anton Chekhov, James Joyce, Ernest Hemingway, Zora Neale Hurston, Amy Tan, Raymond Carver and Jhumpa Lahiri.”
  • California Poets in the Schools (CPITS), in San Francisco, “seeks a part-time Director of Development to work in coordination with the CPITS board of directors and staff. This is a new position in the organization, and the Director will have the opportunity to build the development function.”
  • The University of Chicago is looking for a Program Assistant, Creative Writing.
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