Monday Markets for Writers
Monday 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).
Black Balloon Publishing has news for novelists and short-story writers: “We’re thrilled to announce the Horatio Nelson Fiction Prize, an award for a previously completed manuscript which comes with an award of $5,000 and a Black Balloon Publishing deal. Submissions for entry will be accepted between April 1 and May 6th. Only complete, previously unpublished works of fiction of over 50,000 words will be eligible. Please submit an excerpt of up to 4,000 words in a .doc or .docx file between April 1 and May 6th.” There is no entry fee. (via GalleyCat)
A quick check-in with the Chicken Soup for the Soul website reveals a number of upcoming deadlines for anthologies-in-progress, including “a book for Canadians about everything winter,” a book on dating, and “a multitasking Mom’s survival guide.” Paying projects.
The low-residency MFA program at the University of California, Riverside, is looking for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Poetry.
“The Department of Rhetoric and Writing at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock invites applications for a nine month tenure-track Assistant Professor (R97278) to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in professional writing, including grant writing.”
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing (Fiction).
Poets & Writers, Inc. (New York), is looking for a Development and Marketing Associate.
The April issue of The Practicing Writer went out to subscribers this weekend. You can also read the current issue–replete with no-fee competition listings and paying calls for submission–online.