PUBLISHERS/AGENTS 10/27/2008

UNDERLAND PRESS http://www.underlandpress.com/mission.cfm — We like stories that scare us. We like the macabre-monsters and magic and men with nothing to lose. More than anything, we like to be intrigued and entertained. We started the press to bring the best of the world’s scary and strange stories to life and to light. Call it the new weird, or fantasy, or dark fantasy. Call it what you want. We like reading by flashlight under the covers at night. We want to make books you can’t put down. ===== LONE PINE PUBLISHING http://www.lonepinepublishing.com/about — Lone Pine Publishing is creating a library of … Continue reading PUBLISHERS/AGENTS 10/27/2008

JOBS 10/27/2008

WRITER-EDITOR Location Northern Virginia http://jobsearch.usajobs.gov/getjob.asp?JobID=76775984&aid=27015391-20108&WT.mc_n=MKT000125 — Deadline November 10, 2008. Employing Agency: Defense Intelligence Agency. The incumbent serves as a Writer-Editor and as such, exhibits a high level of expertise in writing, editing, research techniques and methods to develop and prepare written products. Reviews all outgoing correspondence and final products prior to submission for printing and distribution. Writes abstracts based on finished products and performs comprehensive editorial reviews. Serves as a technical authority in journalism and publishing technology, and participates in workflow management. ===== WRITER Location New York, NY http://www.idealist.org/en/job/315199-242 — Employer YAI-National Institute for People with Disabilities. The writer … Continue reading JOBS 10/27/2008

FREELANCE MARKETS 10/27/2008

¬† INSPIRATIONS http://www.pohlyco.com/about-pohly/guidelines/inspirations.html — Inspirations is a lifestyle and gardening magazine for customers of several leading garden centers located around the country. It appeals to the readers’ desire to beautify their homes and yards and to create welcoming spaces for entertaining and relaxing with friends and family. Writers do not need any special expertise in gardening or landscaping. While there is hands-on gardening content and information about plants, Inspirations is very much about living well, especially outdoors. Its tone, structure, and composition appeal to readers, mostly women, who are looking for practical, time-saving, and novel ideas to enhance their garden … Continue reading FREELANCE MARKETS 10/27/2008

GRANTS 10/27/2008

LOS ANGELES JOURNALISM SISTER-CITY FELLOWSHIP http://www.freelancewriting.com/contestsannouncements/110108-fellowship-program.php — The Los Angeles Convention and Visitors Bureau and Los Angeles World Airports seek applications from qualified arts and/or travel journalists from countries in which Los Angeles has a Sister City for a weeklong, all-expense-paid professional fellowship program to learn first-hand about the city’s culture and communities. Los Angeles’ Sister Cities are: Athens, Greece; Auckland, New Zealand; Beirut, Lebanon; Berlin, Germany; Bordeaux, France; Busan, Korea; Eilat, Israel; Giza, Egypt; Guangzhou (formerly Canton), People’s Republic of China; Ischia, Italy; Jakarta, Indonesia; Kaunas, Lithuania; Lusaka, Zambia; Makati, The Philippines; Mexico City, Mexico; Mumbai (formerly Bombay), India; … Continue reading GRANTS 10/27/2008

COMPETITIIONS/CONTESTS/AWARDS 10/27/2008

The ASA International Screenplay Competition, co-sponsored by Gotham Writers’ Workshop, is an industry leading competition because it was designed and is maintained first and foremost with you the screenwriter in mind. We pride ourselves on offering a competition that is only one of eight to be awarded an A+ grade by Creative Screenwriting, a structured judging program, and a notification system to let every entrant know where they stand and how the competition is doing. We know you have a choice of screenplay competitions to enter and we want the ASA International Screenplay Competition to be your choice. Thank you … Continue reading COMPETITIIONS/CONTESTS/AWARDS 10/27/2008

Kymm Hinterberger

I am an American, and for that I apologize. The first half of my life was spent living in New York and then Florida. I intend to live the other half in the Pacific Northwest, where I currently reside. My vision of the world is skewed by the places that I have traveled, and my art is about finding beauty in everything…Including that which most people dismiss as ugly. Continue reading Kymm Hinterberger

PUBLISHERS/AGENTS 10/20/2009

GLOBO LIBROS http://www.globo-libros.com/ — Globo Libros is a literary agency specializing in the burgeoning Hispanic market. ===== ROBERT ASTLE & ASSOCIATES LITERARY MANAGEMENT, INC. http://www.astleliterary.com/ — We are especially interested in receiving non-fiction projects with a wide range of topics, including narrative non-fiction, popular culture, arts and culture, theater and performance, sports, travel, celebrity, biography, politics, memoir, history, new media and multi-ethnic. We are actively seeking writers of literary fiction and commercial fiction-mysteries and suspense, thrillers, mainstream literary fiction, historical fiction, women’s fiction, humor and satire and graphic novels. We will also seek writers in the genre of young audiences: … Continue reading PUBLISHERS/AGENTS 10/20/2009

EMPLOYMENT/JOBS 10/20/2009

EDITOR Location Fort Meade, MD http://jobsearch.usajobs.gov/getjob.asp?JobID=76316523&aid=27015391-7108&WT.mc_n=MKT000125 — Deadline October 28, 2008. Employing Agency: Office of the Secretary of the Army. In this position you will serve as Editor, for the U.S. Army Audit Agency (USAAA). You will serve as an authority on written materials, as well as principal advisor on editorial matters and writing policy. In this capacity you will be responsible for final editorial review on Agency reports, responsible for making sure complex technical subject matter and abstract concepts and ideas are presented in clear and unambiguous terms to reduce the possibility of unfavorable command reaction, media attention, and … Continue reading EMPLOYMENT/JOBS 10/20/2009

FREELANCE MARKETS 10/20/2009

PASTE MAGAZINE http://www.pastemagazine.com/action/article/4214/writer_guidelines — Paste magazine is a monthly publication focusing on music, film, books and other forms of arts and entertainment. We focus on a variety of musical genres—rock, singer/songwriters, alt.country, Americana, indie rock, world music, electronica and whatever else we think will grab music-lovers seeking something a little deeper. Paste strives to cover the best music in this eclectic mix, devoting space to independent musicians alongside more established artists. Cover stories – 3,000 to 4,500 words; Features – 1,500 to 4,000 words; front of book pieces – 50 to 800 words; Film Reviews – 200-500 words; Book Reviews … Continue reading FREELANCE MARKETS 10/20/2009

GRANTS 10/20/2009

ART VENTURE FREEDOM TO CREATE PRIZE http://www.FreedomToCreatePrize.com — An inaugural international prize celebrating artists who have used the arts as a medium to promote and protect human rights, including the freedom of expression, empathy, equality, and understanding. Three prize categories: Main Prize of $50,000 is open to individuals or artistic groups in all creative fields (prize is split into two components: $25,000 for the winner, $25,000 for an organization nominated by the winner); Youth Prize of $25,000 for artists under age 18; and Imprisoned Artist Prize for an artist currently imprisoned for their artwork ($25,000 toward supporting their family, paying … Continue reading GRANTS 10/20/2009