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 manuscripts@narrativemagazine.com. Pat Gage 1660 Westlake Dr. Kelseyville, CA 95451 Email: pg@narrativemagazine.com Phone:  1 707-278-0357 ===== ARTIST IN RESIDENCE Location London E-mail annette@spreadtheword.org.uk http://www.spreadtheword.org.uk — Spread the Word is London’s leading writer development agency. Between January 9 and … Continue reading JOBS 11/24/08

FREELANCE MARKETS 11/24/08

READER’S DIGEST http://www.rd.com/submissions/article10717.html — 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 We do not accept or return unpublished manuscripts.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 articleproposals@readersdigest.com. No fiction. Reprints can be paid up to $400. ===== SOUTHWEST FLY FISHING http://www.nwflyfishing.net/SouthwestFlyFishing/WritersGuidelines.aspxContinue reading FREELANCE MARKETS 11/24/08

GRANTS 11/24/08

OLDER WRITERS’ GRANT http://www.speculativeliterature.org/Grants/SLFOlderWriters.php — 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

AWARDS/COMPETITIONS and CONTEST 11/24/2008

CURBSTONE PRESS   Miguel Mármol Prize info@curbstone.org http://www.curbstone.org 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

CALLS for SUBMISSIONS 11/17/08

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 thewriteroom@live.com. ===== 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

PUBLISHERS and AGENTS 11/17/08

ILURA PRESS http://www.ilurapress.com/index.php?pid=3 — 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 http://www.karengantzlit.com/submission.html — 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

GRANTS/FELLOWSHIPS and SCHOLARSHIPS 11/17/08

BIG BEAR FINE ART RETREAT http://ospace.otis.edu/colette/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