Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Opportunities for Writers

River Styx, one of the nation's premier independent literary magazines, invites applications for the part-time position of Managing Editor. The areas of primary responsibility include general editorial, event coordination, volunteer management, grant writing, and data base management. Candidates must have a minimum of a BA, with experience in literary publishing and computer literacy in both MAC and PC environments. Attention to detail, creativity, self-initiative and a passion for literature are critical to success in this position. Experience with nonprofit management is highly desirable. Please send application letter, resume, and writing samples by July 6 to: Richard Newman, Editor, River Styx, 3547 Olive St., Suite 107, St. Louis, MO 63103 or email to (replace (at) with @).

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The Writer's Center, in Bethesda, Maryland, is accepting applications for two new fellowships. The Undiscovered Voices Fellowship , for writers earning less than $25,000 annually, as well as several Emerging Writer Fellowships, for writers who have published up to 2 book-length works of prose or up to 3 book-length works of poetry.

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