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

COMPETITIONS/CONTESTS/AWARDS 10/20/2009

WRITER”S DIGEST  Short Short Story Competition Deadline: December 1, 2008 Entry Fee: $12 Web site: http://www.writersdigest.com/contests E-mail address: writing-competition@fwpubs.com A prize of $3,000 is given annually for a short short story. A second-place prize of $1,500 is also awarded. The winning works will be published in an anthology by Trafford Publishing. Submit a story of up to 1,500words with a $12 entry fee by December 1. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the Web site for the required application and complete guidelines. Writer’s Digest, Short Short Story Competition, 700 East State Street, Iola, WA 54990. (715) 445-4612, ext. 13430.   … Continue reading COMPETITIONS/CONTESTS/AWARDS 10/20/2009