PUBLISHERS/AGENTS 11/10/08

PEARLSONG PUBLISHING http://www.pearlsong.com/submissions.htm — Pearlsong Press endorses Health At Every Size. Spiritually and metaphysically themed books and products by Pearlsong Press encourage and celebrate the connection and ultimate Oneness of all that is, and the remembrance of who we truly are. ===== SOUTHEASTERN MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY PRESS http://www6.semo.edu/universitypress/Submissions.htm — Note the single-spaced lines in the guidelines. Wants finished projects rich in place and historical context to the Mississippi River Valley and books (fiction or non-fiction) with a Midwestern interest. Some of their best sellers have been works of historical fiction. Query first. ===== UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS http://www.ucpress.edu/press/submission.php — University … Continue reading PUBLISHERS/AGENTS 11/10/08

JOBS/EMPLOYMENT 11/10/08

PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST Location Schofield, Wheeler, Wahiawa and Kunia, HI http://jobsearch.usajobs.gov/getjob.asp?JobID=77144070&aid=27015391-3118&WT.mc_n=MKT000125 — Deadline November 24, 2008. Employing Agency: Army Installation Management Agency. Serves as Command Information Specialist participating in all phases of Public Affairs Office work, writing all types of articles, features & stories for the Hawaii Army Weekly. Prepares info for guidebooks & pamphlets & disseminates info to the public via the Web, Hawaii Access Cable Network (HACN) Channel 2 internal TV network & other internal/external mediums. ===== MUSEUM WRITER Location New York http://www.idealist.org/en/job/317103-79 — The Jewish Museum, a Fifth Avenue museum of art and culture, seeks a talented, … Continue reading JOBS/EMPLOYMENT 11/10/08

FREELANCE MARKETS 11/10/08

BOYS’ LIFE http://www.boyslife.org/home/383/resources-for-contributors/ — NONFICTION. Major articles run 500 to 1,500 words; payment is $400 to $1,500. Subject matter is broad. We cover everything from professional sports to American history to how to pack a canoe. FICTION. Our short stories run 1,000 to 1,500 words. Payment is $750 and up. All stories feature a boy or boys. We use humor, mystery, science fiction and adventure. We run one or two short stories per issue. Occasionally, stories are specifically written for ages 6 to 10 (low-demographic issue) and for ages 11 to 18 (high-demographic issue). ===== GIRLS’ LIFE http://www.girlslife.com/docs/Mediabistro.pdf — Girls’ … Continue reading FREELANCE MARKETS 11/10/08

GRANTS/FELLOWSHIPS 11/10/08

MARGERY DAVIS BOYDEN WILDERNESS WRITING RESIDENCY http://www.johndaniel-author.net/mdb-res.php — A unique opportunity for a writer or pair of writers seeking a lengthy spell of unparalleled solitude for work and personal refreshment. In exchange for an hour a day of routine caretaking, the resident receives use of a remote, small but comfortable house in the Rogue River backcountry of southwestern Oregon and the support of a $5,000 stipend. The residency runs from the beginning of April through the end of October. The residency is open to poets and writers of all kinds, advanced in their careers or just setting out. Publication credits … Continue reading GRANTS/FELLOWSHIPS 11/10/08

AWARDS/CONTESTS/ COMPETITIONS 11/10/08

WRITER’S JOURNAL ANNUAL FICTION CONTESTS

Val-Tech Media

Physical Address:
PO Box 394
Perham MN 56573
United States

Description: Offered annually for unpublished works; length not to exceed 5,000 words; mss must be typed, double-spaced on 8 1/2 x 11 white paper. One copy of each entry required. Writer’s name must not appear on submission. A separate cover sheet must accompany each entry with the following information: Name of contest, title of submission, number of words, writer’s name, address, telephone number & e-mail (if available). Mss will not be returned, photocopies accepted. For those without Web access, a winners list can be obtained by sending a No 10 SASE. Reading fee of $15 per entry must be included (US funds only). Requires only one-time publishing rights to winning entries. No profanity.

Phone: 218-346-7921
Fax: 218-346-7924
Email: writersjournal@writersjournal.com
URLwww.writersjournal.com
Personnel:
Partner & Publr John Ogroske
Partner & Editor Leon Ogroske

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WRITER’S JOURNAL POETRY CONTEST

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