Monday Markets and Jobs for Writers

The weekly batch of no-fee, paying competitions, contests, and calls for submissions—plus jobs for those of us who write (especially those of us who write fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction). These posts are intended to complement/supplement monthly issues of The Practicing Writer newsletter, where you’ll always find more listings, none of them limiting eligibility to residents of a single municipality, state, or province (this blog, on the other hand, does sometimes include those more restricted opportunities). tabletop with computer keyboard, coffee, and wallet; text label that reads "Markets and Jobs for Writers: No fees to submit work/apply and Paying gigs only

  • ICYMI: the July edition of The Practicing Writer went out to subscribers this weekend. As always, it’s filled with fee-free, paying opportunities for writers. The current issue will also remain online until the next one replaces it.
  • As of this writing Guernica, “dedicated to global art and politics,” appears to be open for submissions in longform nonfiction, shortform nonfiction, fiction, and multimedia. Payment: “We provide modest honoraria for most poetry, fiction, multimedia and longform nonfiction pieces, including essays, memoir, interviews, profiles, and reportage. The exact amount is determined on a per piece basis.” NB: This would appear to exclude payment for shortform nonfiction.
  • Hermine “is a print-only journal of short stories, published annually and distributed by mail.” Payment: “Hermine pays contributors 8 cents (CAD) per word.” (Found this one via @Duotrope.)
  • “Lanesboro Arts invites emerging artists of any discipline living in Minnesota or one of the five boroughs of New York City to apply to the place-based Lanesboro Artist Residency Program, generously supported by the Jerome Foundation. Applications are due at 12 p.m. (noon) CST on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 for residencies taking place in 2020. The Lanesboro Artist Residency Program provides an opportunity for emerging artists to create new work and explore new ideas while utilizing the dynamic and compelling assets of an entire rural community as a catalytic vehicle for engagement and artistic experimentation. Through 2-week and 4-week residencies, the program offers emerging artists lodging, studio space, project/community facilitation, a weekly stipend of $1,000, and the time and space to focus solely on their community-engaged artistic practice.”
  • PEN America is hiring for a number of positions.
  • The National Book Foundation is also hiring.
  • Literary Arts (Portland, Oregon) is looking for a Communications Manager.
  • The University of Pittsburgh Press seeks a Marketing Coordinator.
  • At the University of Iowa, they’re looking for a Program Coordinator who will “design, plan, promote and conduct the International Writing Program’s youth-oriented programming, on campus and abroad, including the creative writing exchange program Between the Lines.”
  • “Linfield College’s Online and Continuing Education Department is seeking an Adjunct Faculty member to teach two online creative writing courses during Fall 2019. A review of applications begins immediately and will be accepted through July 15, 2019.” The two courses are ENGL 200, Introduction to Creative Writing (“a beginning course in creative writing which introduces students to writing in various genres by means of creative exercises and assignments, workshops, and individual conferences. May include poetry, fiction, plays, and creative non-fiction”) and ENGL 316, Reading and Writing Poetry, which “consists of workshops, conferences, and practice in techniques of poetry writing. Reading of modern poets and study of genre.”