Monday Markets for Writers

dollar-sign-mdMonday 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 April issue of The Practicing Writer is going out to subscribers today! (Check your email, folks!) You can also find the current issue online. As always, you’ll find the issue filled with info on no-fee competitions & paying litmag calls.
  • “We are now inviting submissions to the 2014 THRESHOLDS International Short Story Forum Feature Writing Competition.” Submissions may fall within categories of Author Profile (“exploring the life, writings and influence of a single short story writer”) or We Recommend (“personal recommendations of a collection, anthology, group of short stories or a single short story”). Prizes: 1st Prize of £500 and two Runner-up Prizes of £100. “The winning and runner-up essays and shortlist will be published on the THRESHOLDS Forum during 2014.” No entry fee. No simultaneous submissions. (Hurry if you’re interested in this one–the contest closes April 2, 2014, midnight GMT.) (via Mistakes Writers Make)
  • GrubStreet (Boston) is looking for a Program Director.
  • Poets & Writers, Inc., seeks an Associate Web Editor. This position is located in New York.
  • “Publishers Weekly is looking for a features editor who has digital news experience, a working knowledge of the publishing industry, and is as comfortable reading spreadsheets as novels.” New York job.
  • “The University of Chicago is seeking a Social Media Manager to develop and lead social media strategy in University Communications, as part of the University’s overall efforts to enhance engagement locally, nationally, and internationally.”
  • “Coffee House Press [Minneapolis] is seeking a Publicist to manage campaigns for its full roster of poetry, essay, fiction, and Books in Action titles (18/year) as well as its literary programming.”
  • From Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania: “The Department of English invites applications for a full-time adjunct position for the 2014-2015 academic year specializing in creative writing/poetry.”
  • “The School of Arts and Sciences at Southern New Hampshire University invites applications for the position of Director of the Master of Fine Arts in Fiction and Nonfiction. Our low-residency MFA program includes summer and winter residencies at a resort in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. This is a 12-month part-time professional position. The position does not come with benefits, but does offer great flexibility and a competitive salary. The starting date is June 1, 2014.” SNHU is also looking for an Administrative Director for its MFA program: “This is a full-time, 12-month professional position that carries with it participation in the full benefit package as provided to other professional employees. The starting date is June 1, 2014.”