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Princeton University

Professor of Creative Writing


Position Summary: Fiction Writer. Professor, with Tenure. Anticipated start date Fall 2018. The Creative Writing Program at Princeton University invites applications from established fiction writers whose body of work has earned national and international recognition. Responsibilities include teaching beginning and advanced undergraduate fiction workshops, directing undergraduate senior theses on a weekly tutorial basis, and participating in the life of an active undergraduate creative writing program housed within a thriving center for the creative and performing arts.

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Magnusson-Skor Publishing

Business Journalist

Denver, CO


Magnusson-Skor Publishing serves as the premier partner of small business entrepreneurs seeking a platform to promote their thought leadership. It brings over a decade of experience helping prominent business leaders package and promote their point of view through best-selling books, keynote speeches, online media, or other outlets.


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The Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing

Senior Editor

Tempe, AZ

The Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing is seeking a Senior Editor for Hayden’s Ferry Review, a semi-annual international literary journal edited by the Creative Writing Program at Arizona State University. In addition to general management and editorial duties, the Senior Editor will also be responsible for directing a special translation project and academic database using literature previously published in Hayden’s Ferry Review.

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Appalachian State University, English Dept

Managing Editor, Cold Mountain Review; Business Manager, Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writing Series; & Lecturer in English

Boone, NC

The English Department at Appalachian State University invites applications for a full-time nine-month non-tenure track position to start July 1, 2018, pending final administrative and budgetary approval.  This is a multifaceted position, and the successful candidate will serve quarter time as Managing Editor of Cold Mountain Review, quarter time as Business Manager for the Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series, and half time as a Lecturer (with a 2/2 course load) in rhetoric and composition and/or general education literature.  The successful candidate will possess the ab

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Poets & Writers, Inc.

Development & Marketing Internship, Fall 2017 (New York City)


Founded in 1970, Poets & Writers, Inc. is the nation’s largest nonprofit literary organization serving poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers. The Development & Marketing Department raises contributed income to support the organization’s programming and markets these programs. This internship represents an excellent opportunity to gain exposure to non-profit fundraising and marketing for the arts and culture sector in a fast-paced and successful development office. The intern will work closely with the development and marketing staff. 

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The Georgia Institute of Technology

Margaret T. and Henry C. Bourne Chair in Poetry

Atlanta, GA

Margaret T. and Henry C. Bourne Chair in Poetry

The School of Literature, Media, and Communication (LMC) at Georgia Tech invites applications and nominations for the Margaret T. and Henry C. Bourne Chair in Poetry. The Bourne Chair will be a senior tenure-track faculty member, at the rank of advanced associate or full professor.

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Sam Houston State University

Director of Texas Review Press - Assistant or Associate Professor


Director of Texas Review Press – Assistant or Associate Professor

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Writopia Lab

Intern Opportunity at Writopia Lab

Los Angeles, CA

What is Writopia?

Writopia Lab is a nonprofit organization that runs creative writing workshops for kids and teens from all backgrounds. We are seeking supportive and enthusiastic interns with a passion for creative writing to support our instructors and occasional administrative work. 


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Editor-advisors with competitive applications experience


ZHISHIQ (pronounced "Juh - Shuh - Q") is an online collaboration platform and marketplace that connects outstanding writers, mentors and educators to China-based students and professionals.

Our advisor network delivers enriching, ethical guidance on effective writing strategy and Western education via our standardized range of editing and advice products.

We recruit outstanding individuals who are passionate about providing support to Chinese candidates to US, UK and Australian universities.

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Off Assignment

Executive Director; Assistant Editor


OA seeks Executive Director + Assistant Editor starting Nov 15.


OA began as a reading series in New York City, inspired by a candid talk the travel writer Pico Iyer gave at Yale in 2013. A community of journalists and travel writers galvanized around the idea that “the detour is the story” and hosted themed storytelling nights, in which writers divulged untold travel tales. Full backstory in this short video.

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