PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST Location Denver, CO — Deadline December 15, 2008. Employing Agency Internal Revenue Service. As a Media Relations Specialist you will perform work involved in establishing and maintaining mutual communication between Federal agencies and the general public and various other pertinent publics including internal and external audiences.  You will be involved in identifying communication needs and developing informational materials that inform appropriate publics of the agency’s policies, programs, services and activities; and planning, executing, and evaluating the effectiveness of information and communications programs. ===== COPYWRITER Location Alameda, CA — Full-time, temporary contract position (9 weeks up … Continue reading JOBS/ EMPLOYMENT 12/08/08


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

Freelance Jobs and Markets for Week 10/05/2008

WRITING-WORLD — Payment: 5 cents per word for original articles, to a maximum of $100 (articles over 2,000 words are paid $100); $25 for reprints; $15 for humor. Payment on acceptance. We will also exchange advertising space for articles. We use articles between 800 and 2000 words, with a preference for the 1,000-1,500 word range. We never use short pieces (e.g., 500 words). Please don’t try to sell us a piece on “everything you need to know about writing a novel in 800 words or less.” It can’t be done. ===== SCHOOLARTS MAGAZINE — SchoolArts wants successful arts … Continue reading Freelance Jobs and Markets for Week 10/05/2008