CREME DE LA CREME CRIME BOOKS (UK) — Small, flexible, independent and fast-moving, Crème de la Crime specializes in high-quality original crime fiction. We publish up to six new crime novels a year – gritty, tightly-paced, well-written and suspense-packed books with high production values, aimed at discerning crime fans. Our goals are to introduce new crime writers to the UK book market – previously unpublished novelists, or established authors who want to switch to crime writing, and to provide a platform for writers who want to expand the boundaries of the crime genre. We encourage authors to experiment: unusual … Continue reading PUBLISHERS/AGENTS 11/24/08

JOBS 11/24/08

NARRATIVE MAGAZINE Publishing Internship  Narrative Magazine is an online literary journal seeking bright, eager, inquisitive interns to learn the publishing business from industry leaders. Internships are executed online, however, in addition, there are also office positions available for those within easy access to San Francisco. Position will include reading manuscripts, research, filing, database entry, & team participation on special projects. Please email resume, writing sample, & letters of recommendation to Pat Gage 1660 Westlake Dr. Kelseyville, CA 95451 Email: Phone:  1 707-278-0357 ===== ARTIST IN RESIDENCE Location London E-mail — Spread the Word is London’s leading writer development agency. Between January 9 and … Continue reading JOBS 11/24/08


READER’S DIGEST — Original articles are usually assigned to regular contributors to the magazine. We do not accept or return unpublished manuscripts. We do, however, accept one-page queries that clearly detail the article idea–with special emphasis on the arc of the story, your interview access to the main characters, your access to special documents, etc. We look for dramatic narratives, articles about everyday heroes, crime dramas, adventure stories. Do include a separate page of your writing credits. Please email your article proposal queries to No fiction. Reprints can be paid up to $400. ===== SOUTHWEST FLY FISHING reading FREELANCE MARKETS 11/24/08

GRANTS 11/24/08

OLDER WRITERS’ GRANT — The SLF Older Writers Grant is awarded annually to a writer who is fifty years of age or older at the time of grant application, and is intended to assist such writers who are just starting to work at a professional level. We are currently offering one $750 grant annually, to be used as the writer determines will best assist his or her work. This grant will be awarded by a committee of SLF staff members on the basis of merit. Factors considered will include: a short (less than 500 words) autobiographical statement, describing the … Continue reading GRANTS 11/24/08


CURBSTONE PRESS   Miguel Mármol Prize An advance of $1,000 and publication by Curbstone Press is given annually for a first book of fiction in English by a Latino writer that “reflects a respect for intercultural understanding and fosters an appreciation for human rights and civil liberties.” Writers who have not previously published a book of fiction are eligible. Submit a manuscript of any length with a $15 entry fee by December 31. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the Web site for complete guidelines. Curbstone Press, Miguel Mármol Prize, 321 Jackson Street, Willimantic, CT 06226. (860) … Continue reading AWARDS/COMPETITIONS and CONTEST 11/24/2008