Monday Morning Markets/Jobs/Opportunities

  • “The Elizabeth Kostova Foundation offers its fourth annual summer fiction-writing seminar in historic Sozopol in Bulgaria. Fiction writers from Bulgaria and fiction writers from English-speaking countries, including but not limited to the U.S. and the U.K., are invited to apply. A total number of ten applicants will be selected for participation and funding.” No application fee. Deadline: February 15, 2011.
  • New prize in German-to-English literary translation: The Frederick & Grace Gutekunst Prize for Young Translators. Open to college students and translators under the age of 35 who have not published or are under contract for a book-length translation. Applicants must live in the U.S., and will be required to translate a literary text that will be made available upon request from the Goethe-Institut New York. Prize includes a $2,500 award. No application fee indicated. Deadline: February 28, 2011. (via ALTA_USA)
  • For our practicing writers in the U.K.: How would you like to earn a bit of money for writing a letter of complaint? Check out this monthly competition, which awards prizes of £30. (And also take a look at the list where I found the competition in the first place, over on the Mistakes Writers Make blog. It’s a nice resource for nonfiction writers, especially those based in the U.K.)
  • The New School (N.Y.) is advertising for two visiting associate professorships in writing (fiction).
  • The University of Central Missouri is looking for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Creative Writing: “The successful candidate will have a terminal degree (MFA or PhD), significant publications, and outstanding promise as a writer and teacher. Past editorial experience is essential. Duties will include teaching composition, survey literature, and all levels of creative writing, as well as editorial responsibilities at Pleiades: A Journal of New Writing and Pleiades Press. Teaching load is 4-4 with the possibility of a course reduction for work on Pleiades.”
  • Denison University (Ohio) “seeks a one-year visiting assistant professor in creative writing with an emphasis in fiction. Ability to teach introductory creative writing classes is required, with capabilities in poetry and nonfiction. The 3/3 teaching assignment may include introductory and advanced creative-writing courses, first-year writing, a literature course in the candidate’s field, and supervision of senior creative-writing projects.”
  • Plymouth State University (N.H.) seeks a staff writer/editor. Weill Cornell Medical College (N.Y.) is looking for an assistant editorial specialist. And the American College of Nurse-Midwives (Md.) has posted a call for a part-time writer and editor (30 hrs./week).
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    1. Emily M. says:

      Hi there!

      I’m having difficulties signing up for the news letter. Are you having problems with your form?

      1. Erika Dreifus says:

        Hi, Emily:

        Thanks for the comment. I’m not aware of problems with the form, but I’ve sent you a direct e-invitation to join the group, so please check your e-mail (and maybe s*pam filter, if you don’t see the invitation right away).

        Hope that helps!

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