THE WRITE ROOM THE WRITE ROOM is always seeking quality works in all genres of writing and photography. Currently seeking film, music and book reviews. Send submissions to ===== THE SOUTHERNMOST REVIEW The Southernmost Review (US) is currently seeking short fiction and book review for its 4th issue. Will also consider essays and poetry. Deadline: November 30, 2008. More details… ===== UNTYING THE APRON: DAUGHTERS REDISCOVER AND REMEMBER MOTHERS OF THE 1950’S  Submissions of prose and poetry are being accepted for an anthology Untying the Apron: Daughters Rediscover and Remember Mothers of the 50s (NS). Submit prose (2000 words … Continue reading CALLS for SUBMISSIONS 11/17/08


ILURA PRESS — Currently accepting unsolicited novel length fiction manuscripts. Ilura Press is a boutique publishing house, where authors, editors, and the entire pre- and post-production team work together to produce quality creative fiction. Unsolicited submissions of poetry, non-fiction, fantasy, romance, science fiction, and children’s literature are not currently being accepted.   ===== KAREN GANTZ ZAHLER LITERARY AGENCY — Karen Gantz Literary Management of New York City works with authors of all genres but specializes in non-fiction. At this time, we are accepting query letters and summaries by e-mail only. If we decide to review your manuscript, we … Continue reading PUBLISHERS and AGENTS 11/17/08


BIG BEAR FINE ART RETREAT — Must be a practicing fine artist, poet or art student. This is not for a hobbyist. This retreat is ideal for the plein air artist or a poet who needs a quiet, peaceful location to work on a new or existing project. The house is located in a unique mountain resort community located 100 miles northeast of Los Angeles and surrounded by the San Bernardino National Forest. The altitude ranges from 6,750 to 9,000 feet. Open June-August 2009 $ 150 for 6 nights/7days or $ 200 for 13 nights/14 days. Maximum stay of … Continue reading GRANTS/FELLOWSHIPS and SCHOLARSHIPS 11/17/08


EPHEMERA seeks slogans Ephemera (Oregon, US) seeks slogan writers for buttons, magnets and stickers. Wants satirical slogans about pop culture, politics, job attitudes, women’s & men’s issues, coffee, booze, pot, drugs, religion, food, sexual come-ons & put-downs, etc. Payment: US$50. More details… ===== ONTARIO NATURE MAGAZINE — We publish feature articles on all aspects of natural history, conservation and the environment in Ontario: stories about plants and animals, wildlife research, parks and wilderness areas, and environmental issues. ===== ROCKY MOUNTAIN RIDER — RMR is looking for positive, human interest stories that appeal to an audience of horse people, … Continue reading FREELANCE MARKETS 11/17/08


E-COMMUNICATIONS EDITOR Location Washington DC — The American Association of Museums is seeking an E-Communications Editor to effectively provide e-communications expertise to build a strategic e-communications platform for AAM. The Editor will write, edit and manage the design and development of the Association’s monthly e-newsletter, Aviso while managing e-calendars, editorials, website content and evaluating and implementing new social Medias to meet organizational goals. ===== REVIEW WRITERS – FULLTIME AND FREELANCE Location Ogden, UT — For all writing positions TopTenREVIEWS seeks writers with analytical thinking skills and specific knowledge of its major product categories in software, web services and … Continue reading JOB OPPORTUNITIES 11/17/08


ATLANTIC MONTHLY STUDENT WRITING CONTEST Sponsored by Atlantic Monthly (The) Prestigious free contest for poetry and prose by US full-time college or graduate school students. Work that has previously appeared in school publications is eligible. Individual Poems, Short Fiction & Creative Nonfiction: Essay may be personal or journalistic $1,000 in each category (poetry, fiction, essay) each category, 2nd Prize $500, 3rd Prize $250, plus seven runners-up receive one-year subscriptions. Winners will be named in the May issue of The Atlantic. Deadline 12/01/08  Guidelines URL: ===== GLAMOUR MAGAZINE “My Real-Life Story” Essay Contest Sponsored by Glamour Magazine Free contest from … Continue reading AWARDS/CONTESTS and COMPETITIONS 11/17/08