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

PUBLISHERS/AGENTS 10/13/2008

DAVIS WAGER LITERARY AGENCY http://daviswager.com/submissions.htm — Most interested in representing literary fiction and general- interest nonfiction. Please query by email with a description of the project and of yourself. If I want to see more, I will ask for your materials. ===== DOE COOVER LITERARY AGENCY http://doecooveragency.com/ — One agent prefers primarily non-fiction titles, with a concentration in cookbooks, business books, and books about health and social issues. Another is first and foremost interested in gifted storytelling, whether in literary fiction or narrative non-fiction, and is also interested in biography, business, psychology, health, sports, music, history, and politics. Another handles … Continue reading PUBLISHERS/AGENTS 10/13/2008

GRANTS 10/13/2008

HAVEN FOUNDATION http://www.s7186.gridserver.com/grants/application.php — Must be a freelance artist or writer. Provides grants up to $25,000 per year. Renewable upon review. Must be committed to your work, having derived at least 1/3 of your income over the last three years from personal production, performance or other work in the industry. All work must be done in the United States. A person that makes a portion of his/her income in a related activity such as teaching classes relevant to his/her field may also be eligible for support. Must have experienced a recent, unforeseen emergency or triggering event that has significantly and … Continue reading GRANTS 10/13/2008

JOBS/FREELANCE MARKETS 10/13/2008

WRITER-EDITOR Location Washington DC http://jobsearch.usajobs.gov/getjob.asp?JobID=75928230&aid=27015391-2108&WT.mc_n=MKT000125 — Deadline October 15, 2008. Employer Department Of Homeland Security. As Writer-Editor for the Secretary Production Staff, you will review, edit and finalize the written operational products generated by the Secretary Production Staff team to ensure accuracy and conformance with established standards for DHS Cabinet-level written products. You will work as part of a team developing, writing and publishing daily Operational Summaries containing accurate, complete and timely situational awareness pertaining to current DHS operations, from FEMA to the Coast Guard. ===== PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST Location Monmouth, NJ http://jobsearch.usajobs.gov/getjob.asp?JobID=76126559&aid=27015391-2108&WT.mc_n=MKT000125 — Deadline October 21, 2008. Employing Agency: … Continue reading JOBS/FREELANCE MARKETS 10/13/2008