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).

  • The September issue of The Practicing Writer went out to subscribers this weekend. If you missed it, you can find it here.
  • Denali National Park & Preserve (Alaska) is accepting applications for its Artist-in-Residence program until September 30. No application fee indicated. “Each residency takes place during a ten day period between June and September. Artists stay at the historic East Fork Cabin at Mile 43 on the Park Road. Artists are responsible for their own food and transportation. No stipend is provided. Each artist may bring one adult guest for the length of the residency.”
  • “The Brooklyn Film & Arts Festival is pleased to announce the call for submissions for the 2013 Brooklyn Non-Fiction Prize. The Brooklyn Non-Fiction Prize, a cash award of $500, will be awarded to the best Brooklyn-focused non-fiction essay which is set in Brooklyn and is about Brooklyn and/or Brooklyn people/characters. We are seeking compelling Brooklyn stories from writers with a broad range of backgrounds and ages who can render Brooklyn’s rich soul and intangible qualities through the writer’s actual experiences in Brooklyn.From the collection of selected Brooklyn Non-Fiction Prize submissions, five authors will be selected to read from their work and discuss their Brooklyn stories with the audience at our December 2013 event.” No entry fee. Prize of $500.
  • From George Washington University: “For appointment beginning in the fall of 2014, we seek a writer of creative nonfiction to teach two semesters at The George Washington University as the Jenny McKean Moore Writer-in-Washington.”
  • “Hampshire College’s [Mass.] Creative Writing Program invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing and African American Literary Arts, to begin in fall 2014.”
  • From the University of Virginia: “UVa’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies seeks applicants to fill non-tenure track part-time Writing Lecturer position in the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies Program for its various locations beginning in 2014. Person should be willing to travel. SCPS employs academic faculty who have applicable content expertise at the appropriate level, and who provide evidence of recent and/or current professional experience which applies to students’ achieving the goals and learning outcomes of the program. Subject area needs include, but are not limited to: Poetry, Fiction, and Academic Writing.”