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LECTURER POSITIONS IN ENGLISH
Two lecturer positions in English at Western Colorado University. Responsibilities include teaching first-year composition as well as lower-division literature and creative writing courses. The position requires teaching 24-30 semester hours, depending on administrative and discipline responsibilities. MA, MFA, or Ph.D. in English or Creative Writing. Must have excellent record of university-level teaching experience with thorough grounding in critical/literary analysis, flexibility in teaching a range of courses, the capacity to be mentored, and an enthusiasm for recruiting English majors.
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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:
Complete details at Birds & Muses
2019 WILDER SERIES
Poetry Book Prize for Women Over 50 is now open. Winner receives $1,000, print book published by Two Sylvias Press, 20 author copies, and a vintage art nouveau pendant. All entries considered for publication. Manuscript length: 48-80 pages of poems. Deadline: December 31, 2019. Note: Our mission at Two Sylvias Press is to support poets. Your manuscript will NOT be disqualified if it was submitted incorrectly. We will not penalize you for trying and making a mistake. Please know that we are on your side. Thank you for trusting us with your work. Guidelines:
2020 NEW AMERICAN POETRY PRIZE
Submit to the New American Poetry Prize! The winning author will receive a publication contract including a $1,200 advance and 25 copies. Manuscripts should be at least 48 pages, but there is no maximum. All forms and styles are welcome. Deadline: January 15, 2020. We read manuscripts blind, so please exclude identifying information from the manuscript itself. Final judge this year is Corey Van Landingham, author of Love Letter to Who Owns the Heavens (forthcoming from Tupelo Press), and Antidote (winner of the 2012 Ohio State University Press/The Journal Award in Poetry).
2020 NEW AMERICAN POETRY PRIZE
2020 SAROYAN PRIZE
Submissions are now being accepted for the ninth William Saroyan International Prize for Writing. Given by Stanford Libraries in partnership with the William Saroyan Foundation, the award recognizes newly published works of fiction and nonfiction with a $5,000 award for the winner in each category. The prize is designed to encourage new or emerging writers and honor the Saroyan literary legacy of originality, vitality and stylistic innovation. Congratulations to our 2018 Fiction Winner Hernan Diaz for IN THE DISTANCE, and our 2018 Nonfiction Winner Robert Moor for ON TRAILS: AN EXPLORATION. For more information visit the
Saroyan Prize website.
NEW STORIES FROM THE MIDWEST
The New Stories from the Midwest anthology series will celebrate its tenth anniversary by presenting selected stories from previous volumes alongside new stories published in 2018 or 2019. Journals may submit six stories published 2018-2019 for free; writers may submit unlimited stories published 2018-2019 for $3 each. A $100 Heartland Fiction Prize will be awarded to a story of exceptional power. All contributors receive two copies and a discount on more. Guest editor is Michael Martone. Deadline: February 1, 2020.
New Stories from the Midwest 2020
LUKAS WORK-IN-PROGRESS AWARD
Two J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Awards, in the amount of $25,000 are given annually to aid in the completion of a significant work of nonfiction on a topic of American political or social concern.
Recognizing that a nonfiction book based on extensive original research often overtaxes the resources available to its author, the project envisions the award as a way of closing the gap between the time and money an author has and the time and money that finishing a book requires.
INTERNSHIPS (UNPAID - REMOTE)
Writing Day Workshops is seeking multiple individuals for unpaid event planning and social media internships. WDW (writingdayworkshops.com) is a company formed by former editors of Writer's Digest magazine that focuses on writers conference event planning, and also creating content online that helps people get published. If you're using Twitter constantly in the world of publishing, contact us. You can use your Twitter knowledge to write some awesome articles and get attention. -- Chuck Sambuchino,
Writing Day Workshops event page
BLACK INK BOOKS
Black Ink is devoted to high quality trade books. 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
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