Monday Morning Markets/Jobs/Opportunities
In case you missed this nugget (included in our Practicing Writer newsletter; the November issue went out on Saturday morning), there’s exciting news from MatadorNetwork: They’re launching a print magazine! (Why, you ask? Here are eight reasons.) BETA’s aim is “to publish the best English-language travel writing on the planet.” And BETA will pay nicely, too.
Scholarship opportunities (no application fees indicated) are available for the Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway, January 14-17, 2011, in Cape May, N.J. Different scholarships have application deadlines of November 8 and December 1 (received, in both cases). (via CRWROPPS-B).
Last week’s WritersWeekly.com feature article focused on writing for Christian markets (and listed several such markets to try).
mediabistro.com is looking for a Web Writing and Editing instructor. (you’ll need to log in to read the full announcement)
From Old Dominion University (Va.): “The Department of English is accepting applications from accomplished Nonfiction writers for the Mina Hohenberg Darden Professorship in Creative Writing. The position is a continuing appointment to teach two classes or workshops at the graduate or undergraduate level; position is for one academic year with a possibility of renewal. Teaching experience at the college-level is required, along with a distinguished publishing record and a national reputation. Additional expertise in poetry a plus. The salary will be in the $45,000 – $50,000 range, no benefits.”
St. Joseph’s University (Pa.) is looking for an assistant professor of English, “a tenure-track position in Fiction Writing to begin in the Fall of 2011. Secondary expertise in screen writing or communications is desirable.”
From The New School (N.Y.): “The New School Creative Writing Program invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Writing, with a concentration in fiction. Applicants will be expected to teach writing workshops and literature seminars in the graduate MFA program as well as teaching our undergraduate Riggio Honors students; will advise students, supervise thesis projects, organize readings and forums, perform administrative service.”
Harvard Medical School (Mass.) seeks a Writer/Editor, The National Writing Project (Calif.) is looking for an Associate Editor, and the Pew Research Center (D.C.) wants to hire a Communications Manager.