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NUESTRAS VOCES ASSOCIATE
The Nuestras Voces Associate / Asociado de Nuestras Voces plays an important role in helping The PEN/Faulkner Foundation, a nationally renowned nonprofit, run high-quality, impactful literacy outreach educational programming through author visits, writing workshops, and book donations to under-resourced schools in Washington, DC. As part of a small, dedicated team, this role requires excellent attention to detail, flexibility in a fast-paced environment, strong problem solving and people skills, and superior time management, as well as requiring written and verbal Spanish language fluency. Priority consideration for applications received by April 15. For complete job description and application instructions, please visit
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LITERARY MENTORSHIP & EDITING
Realize your vision for your book with the guidance of internationally acclaimed novelist/memoirist Kate Moses: professional editor with 30+ years experience (Salon, North Point Press), bestselling author translated into 18 languages (Wintering, Mothers Who Think), devoted & generous teacher taking writers under her wing for three decades. Specializing in literary fiction, nonfiction, & mixed genre. Whether developmental brainstorming or strategic restructuring of a draft, Kate's work with you & for you will be invested, insightful, expansive, and nurturing. Holistic and fine-detailed feedback during recorded manuscript conferences. Free initial consultation. Also: writing-intensive retreats, year-long Bookgardan program with residencies. Email:
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EMERGING WRITER FELLOWSHIP
Miami Book Fair is offering fellowships in Fiction, Poetry, and Nonfiction to support writers working to complete a book-length project within a year. The fellowships include a $41K stipend, mentorship with a nationally established author, and strong literacy community support in Miami. There is no application fee. Apply by April 30, 2020. For more info about the Emerging Writer Fellowships, visit
FICTION & ESSAY CONTEST
Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest. 28th year. Prize for best short story: $3,000. Prize for best essay: $3,000. Total prizes: $8,000. Final judge: Dennis Norris II, assisted by Lauren Singer Ledoux. Winning entries published online. Fee: $20. Limit: 6,000 words. Both published and unpublished work accepted. Submit by April 30. Sponsored by Winning Writers, one of the "101 Best Websites for Writers" (Writer's Digest). Co-sponsored by Duotrope.
Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest
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Books & Publications
THE 3RD THING PRESS
The 3rd Thing introduces four necessary alternatives for our times.• The High Alive: An Epic Hoodoo Diptych, by Carlos Sirah. • The novel Fugitive Assemblage, lyric noir by Jennifer Calkins. • The Illuminated Space: A Personal Theory & Contemplative Practice of Media Art, by Marilyn Freeman. • There Must Be Happy Endings: On A Theater of Optimism & Honesty, ten essays by Megan Sandberg-Zakian. Interdisciplinary. Intersectional. Essential.
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SPDhandpicked features four new titles every month—the best of the 500 independent publishers that SPD represents. And we put these books on sale to the public at 20% with code HANDPICKED for the whole month! Loosely themetized around concepts of readerly interest, from HISTORY to INTIMACY, or even DELIRIUM, these books are certified small press—we're sure you'll relish them.
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Rentals & Travel
SANTA FE & TAOS AUTUMN SOJOURN
Sacred Lands. Sacred Words. Sacred Art. A 7-day/6-night adventure into the cultural heartland of the American Southwest focusing on Native American art, Pueblo culture, the great literary salons of a century ago, and the delicious cuisines of New Mexico. Includes a day with renowned Santa Clara Pueblo sculptor Roxanne Swentzell (at her gallery and touring Bandelier National Monument), and a rare and intimate encounter with the horses of EQUUS©. Led by Cherokee artist John Gritts and author Page Lambert (leader of creative retreats for 23 years).
10 spaces remain (sells out quickly/early booking recommended). September 6-12, 2020.
WRITING ROOM IN VERMONT
Writing room in Vermont. Private room and bath in a home surrounded by fields and gardens. Quiet, calm, serene. Use of shared kitchen, living area. The room includes a king bed and a desk with good lighting. Writer and husband duo will be your hosts. Back roads for walking, biking. 90 minutes from Montreal to the north, 25 minutes from Burlington to the south. Closest restaurants within 10 minutes. Breakfast included in price. Visit our space and make a reservation.
LUNARIS REVIEW #12
Lunaris Review is now accepting submissions for its 12th issue. Now publishing biannually, we welcome submissions in all categories of fiction, non-fiction, art/photography and poetry, except erotica and chic lit
BLACK INK BOOKS hybrid publisher. Fiction – passionate about stellar novels of urgency and intensity with unique and beautiful voices; commercial fiction; mysteries, suspense, thrillers; manuscripts that keep me up at night, make me feel something, change the world through the triumph of the human spirit. Creative Nonfiction – passionate about memoirs with historic shadow and light. What history and outsider story informs and empowers humanity because you lived to tell it? Young Writers Narratives – We invite talented young writers with a desire to become authors (ages 10 – 17).
toniholm@Rollins.edu for Submission Guidelines
Higher Heart Entertainment/Black Ink Books
TOYIN FALOLA PRIZE
The Prize is created in honor of the distinguished African scholar and historian Professor Toyin Falola, whose contributions to the fields of African history and culture have continued to place Africa on the map and accord it its deserved recognition. The prize is open to short stories creatively inclined towards the historicity of African places, people, time, or events. At the moment, for the winner, the Toyin Falola Prize is worth a thousand US Dollars ($1,000) with an invitation to the BIGSAS Festival of African and African Diasporic Literatures at Bayreuth in Germany (of course, all expenses paid!).
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