Posts made in October, 2007

Advice Network

Advice Network, will be running an advice article writing contest. They are looking for professionals and enthusiasts to write advice articles for the average person in three main categories, real estate, weddings, and running a business. The winner of the best advice article will receive a new MacBook laptop. And just for entering, they’ll receive a 4-month vendor listing on AdviceNetwork.com, absolutely free. There is no fee to enter the contest, and we don’t require anyone to purchase a vendor listing. To enter the contest, go here:...

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Wellesley College

The Wellesley College English Department, in connection with the Newhouse Humanities Center, invites applications for the position of Newhouse Professor/Writer-in-Residence, a non-renewable position in creative writing extending from one to three years depending on the interest & availability of the candidate. Normal teaching program is two courses per semester, plus direction of student independent work. Candidates may work primarily in fiction, creative non-fiction, screenwriting, or playwriting. Rank open, competitive salary based on experience & distinction of publication record. Must have at least one published book or equivalent credits. Previous experience teaching creative writing strongly preferred. Application Process: Please send letter of application, c.v., letters of reference, & a writing sample, not to exceed 25 pages, by December 1 to: Vernon Shetley, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of English, Wellesley College, 106 Central St., Wellesley, MA, 02481. Please provide e-mail address for acknowledgment....

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Muhlenberg College

MFA in Creative Writing for an appointment beginning January 2008 & renewable through May 2009. Primary interest in either fiction or poetry writing with a secondary interest in nonfiction & literary nonfiction. Candidate will teach three courses per semester; will work collaboratively with the department in helping to develop the college’s new Creative Writing Minor; will advise & mentor students & foster the college’s literary magazine. The candidate should have teaching experience at the college level & a strong record of publication. Competitive salary. Deadline: November 15, 2007. Send letter of application, c.v., the names & contact information of three references, & a 15-20 page writing sample to: Prof. Grant Scott, Department of English, Muhlenberg College, 2400 Chew St., Allentown, PA...

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The Orphic Prize for Poetry Book Prize

home.comcast.net/~jpdancingbear/dhpcontests.html Guidelines & Information for 2007 The postmark deadline for entries to the 2007 Orphic Prize for Poetry is extended to December 1, 2007. To enter, submit 48-80 paginated pages of poetry, table of contents, acknowledgments, bio, email address for results (No SASE; manuscripts will be recycled), and a $25.00 non-refundable fee for each manuscript entered. The winner is awarded $1000 and publication, plus 15 author copies. All entries will be considered for publication. All styles are welcome. Multiple submissions are acceptable. Simultaneous submissions are acceptable, but if your manuscript is accepted for publication elsewhere you must notify Dream Horse Press immediately. Fees are non-refundable. Judging will be anonymous; writers’ names should not appear anywhere on the manuscript. Please include your name and biographical information in a separate cover letter. Please be sure to include your email address. The winner is chosen by the owner, J.P. Dancing Bear. Close friends, students (former or present), and relatives of the the press owner are NOT eligible for the contest; their entry fees will be refunded. The Orphic Prize for Poetry entries may be sent, following the guidelines above, to: Dream Horse Press P. O. Box 2080 Aptos, California 95001-2080 Make checks payable to: Dancing...

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The Glasgow Prize

The Glasgow Prize for Emerging Writers $2,500 The Prize includes publication of new work in Shenandoah. Eligibility for 2008 Prize: all writers of SHORT FICTION with only one published book in that genre. To apply, send first book,* one unpublished story, #10 s.a.s.e. and biographical information along with a check for $25 (from either author or publisher), which brings a year’s subscription to Shenandoah, between March 15 and March 31, 2008 to: R. T. Smith The Glasgow Prize SHENANDOAH Mattingly House / 2 Lee Avenue Washington and Lee University Lexington, VA 24450-2116 (540) 458-8908 The 2009 Glasgow Prize will be awarded for POETRY. * Books submitted for consideration will not be returned and will be donated to the Washington and Lee University library after the contest has been judged....

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