Monday Markets for Writers: No Fees, Paying Gigs
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).
ICYMI: The August issue of The Practicing Writer went out to subscribers late last week. As usual, it contains a plethora of listings of no-fee competitions and paying calls from litmags. The current issue remains online all month.
The fall issue submission deadline for Contrary is September 1. “For original commentary, fiction, and poetry, Contrary Magazine pays $20 per author per issue, regardless of the number of works or nature of the submission. Reviews and Contrary Blog posts are usually unpaid.”
WritersWeekly.com is out of features: “We pay $60 on acceptance for features, non-exclusive electronic rights only. Features run around 600 words but we’re very flexible.”
“NYMag.com, New York Magazine’s website, is looking for fall editorial interns who can work a minimum of two full days per week (with some openings available ASAP).” Paying (though low-paying) opportunity.
Hunts Point Alliance for Children (Bronx, New York) seeks a Storefront Ensemble Writing Instructor: “The Writing Instructor leads the development and execution of writing curriculum for the Storefront Ensemble. He or she teaches a formal writing class to a class of 20-25 students once per week, as well as offers weekly coaching to small groups of students to provide weekly individual attention and feedback.”
The Key West Literary Seminar (Florida) is advertising for an Assistant Director: “The Assistant Directorship is a unique position requiring a dynamic individual who possesses a broad range of proficiencies. The ideal candidate is a discerning and enthusiastic reader with strong writing and editing abilities; is adept in a variety of computer programs and online technologies; is comfortable with receiving and recording payments and managing accounts; and displays warmth, generosity, and professionalism in relationships with writers and organizational partners.”