Monday Morning Markets/Jobs/Opportunities for Writers

  • Digital Science Fiction is a monthly anthology of compelling science fiction short stories from professional writers. Our anthology is published monthly through Amazon Kindle, Sony Reader and other eBook formats, and is directed towards a mature readership.” Pays: $.05/word. No simultaneous submissions. (via
  • “The American Literary Translators Association is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2011 ALTA Travel Fellowship Awards. Each year, four to six fellowships in the amount of $1,000 are awarded to beginning (unpublished or minimally published) translators to help them pay for travel expenses to the annual ALTA conference. This year’s conference will be held November 16–19 in Kansas City, Missouri.” No application fee. Deadline: May 15, 2011 (received). “Please keep in mind that you may not apply more than 2 times consecutively or more than 3 times total.”
  • “Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, invites applications from fiction writers for a multi-year lecturer position in Creative Writing, beginning August, 2011. The successful candidate will teach writing courses in fiction (and possibly in literary nonfiction or poetry), as well as other courses in English and literature.”
  • From Berry College (Ga.): “The Department of English, Rhetoric, and Writing at Berry College invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor in composition with competence in creative non-fiction, beginning August 2011.”
  • From King’s College, University of London: “The Department wishes to appoint a writer with an established international reputation and an ongoing commitment to creative practice to the position of Fellow in Creative Writing.” Three-year contract.
  • And another London-based job: “Poetry London is looking for a Part-time Marketing and Website Officer with experience of social media and digital marketing. The role will include overall responsibility for the development and maintenance of the Poetry London website: including content, audience building and listings. The general marketing aspect of the role will include sales of advertising space in the print magazine, and sales into retail outlets.” Deadline is approaching fast: April 21!
  • University of California-Berkeley seeks a Writer/Editor, George Washington University Libraries (Washington) is looking for an Associate Director of Development, and the Center for Arts Education (New York) invites applications for a Communications Manager.