Monday Morning Markets/Jobs/Opportunities
Attention, New Jersey poets & playwrights! This is your year to apply for New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowships. “Fellowship awards have ranged in the past from $6,500 – $12,000.” There is no application fee indicated. Deadline: July 15, 2011.
Oregonians, your deadline is coming up sooner: “Oregon Literary Fellowships help Oregon writers initiate, develop or complete literary projects in poetry, fiction, literary nonfiction, drama and young readers literature. Writers in the early stages of their career are encouraged to apply.” No application fee indicated. Deadline: June 24, 2011. A Women Writers’ Fellowship is also available, as are fellowships for small presses and independent publishers.
“frieze writer’s prize is an annual international award to discover and promote new art critics. This year, the prize will be judged by novelist Hari Kunzru, art historian Katy Siegel, and senior editor of frieze magazine Dan Fox.” To enter, submit one unpublished review of a recent contemporary art exhibition (approx. 700 words). “To qualify, entrants may only previously have had a maximum of three pieces of writing on art published in any national or regional newspaper or magazine. Previous online publication is permitted.” Winner “will be commissioned to write a review for the October issue of frieze and will be awarded £2000.” No entry fee. Deadline: June 27, 2011.
“The Poetry Society [London] is one of the UK’s most dynamic arts organisations. We seek a full-time Education Coordinator to play an integral role in our highly-committed and experienced Education team, and to help ensure a successful and smooth running education programme. The Education Coordinator will be involved with a range of Education projects including SLAMbassadors UK; Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award; Poets in Schools; National Poetry Day Live! and Look North More Often. The role will involve development and management of education projects and activities, and the postholder will work in close collaboration with the Education Manager, and with the support of the Education Projects Coordinator and Education Assistant.”
Stevens Institute of Technology (Hoboken, N.J.) seeks a Staff Writer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology is looking for a Writer/Editor (part-time, 75%) for the Office of the President, and Air & Space magazine (Washington) invites applications for an Associate Editor position.