fiction contest: Story Quarterly
- Fiction Contest: Story Quarterly
Open to short stories, flash fiction, and novel excerpts of 8,000 words or less.
Grand Prize of $1000 and publication in StoryQuarterly 45
First Runner-up $300 and publication in SQ Online
Second Runner-up $200 and publication in SQ Online
June 1 to September 1, 2011
$15 contest fee includes subscription to StoryQuarterly 45, to be published in the Fall, 2011.
For contest details & online submission visit
- Employer: Georgia Southern University
Location: Statesboro, GA, United States
The Department of Writing and Linguistics in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences invites nominations and applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Writing and Linguistics with an emphasis in Creative Writing #65332.
Position Description. Reporting to the Chair of the Department of Writing and Linguistics, the Assistant Professor of Writing and Linguistics with an emphasis in Creative Writing position requires teaching, service, and research responsibilities as well as a terminal degree. The successful candidate will teach 2-3 courses per semester with primary assignment in multi-genre and single-genre Creative Writing courses.The position is a 9-month, tenure-track appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
M.F.A. or Ph.D. with a creative dissertation by August 1, 2012
Fiction as primary genre
At least one full-length book publication with a nationally recognized press
Publication in nationally recognized journals
Experience teaching multiple creative writing genres
Experience teaching with technology
Evidence of excellence in teaching
Publications in multiple creative writing journals
Experience writing and teaching screenplays
At least one year of full-time experience teaching Creative Writing
Experience teaching online courses
Experience teaching graduate courses in Creative Writing
Evidence of interest in active involvement with Creative Writing students
Screening of applications begins October 10, 2011 and continues until the position is filled. The position starting date is August 1, 2012. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent to:
Professor Laura Valeri, Search Chair, Search #65332
Department of Writing and Linguistics
Georgia Southern University
P. O. Box 8026
Statesboro GA 30460-8026
Electronic mail: <lvaleri(at)georgiasouthern.edu> (replace (at) with @ in sending e-mail)
More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu or
http://class.georgiasouthern.edu/writing. Georgia Southern University seeks to recruit individuals who are committed to working in diverse academic and professional communities and who are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional service within the University and beyond. Georgia is an Open Records state. Georgia Southern University is an AA/EO institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Associate Provost.
Please send application materials by postal mail
When you apply, please mention that you saw this job on jobs.phds.org.
Georgia Southern University, a member institution of the University System of Georgia, invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the College of Education. Georgia Southern University is classified as a Doctoral/Research University. Accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Georgia Southern offers more than 100 academic majors in a comprehensive array of baccalaureate degrees and selected master's and doctoral programs. The University has earned a reputation for providing all of the benefits of a major university with the feeling of a much smaller college. In addition, the University has earned national accreditation in 59 program areas from 21 accrediting bodies. Academic programs are organized in eight colleges: Business Administration, Education, Health and Human Sciences, Information Technology, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health, the Allen E. Paulson College of Science and Technology, and the Jack N. Averitt College of Graduate Studies.
A residential university with a fall 2009 enrollment of 18,000 students, Georgia Southern is one of Georgia's premier universities. One of the top choices in Georgia for new freshmen, including HOPE Scholars, Georgia Southern enrolls an increasingly selective student body representing the United States and more than 86 nations. The University continues to enhance its academic profile through higher admission standards, an expanded Honors Program, and scholarships for academically talented students.
Georgia Southern University is committed to advancing the State of Georgia and the region through the benefits of higher education, offering both campus-based and a number of online degree programs. The University fosters access to its educational programs, provides a comprehensive and fulfilling university experience, and enhances quality of life in the region through collaborative relationships supporting education, health care and human services, cultural experiences, scientific and technological advancement, athletics, and regional development.
Georgia Southern's strategic plan includes advancing the University to the top tier of national rankings in its class. The nearly 700 acre park-like campus continues an era of capital construction that has opened new facilities for colleges and academic programs, student recreation and development, university housing, athletics, and public service. The learning environment is enhanced by a museum of cultural and natural history, a botanical garden, a unique wildlife education and raptor center, a performing arts center, the Center for Art and Theatre, and a continuing education and conference center. The University's Division I athletic teams compete in the Southern Conference.
The campus is located in Statesboro, a classic Main Street community near historic Savannah and Hilton Head Island.
- Story Quarterly is currently accepting submissions to our Third Annual Fiction Contest. The winning story will receive $1000, the first runner-up will receive $300, and the second $200, including publication in StoryQuarterly46/47. The contest entry fee is $18.
This year's contest judge is fiction and nonfiction writer Jess Walter. Walter is the author of six novels and, most recently, the short story collection We Live in Water: Stories (2013). Deadline for submissions is October 31st, 2013. Winners will be announced by February 1, 2014 and notified by email.
To submit, visit: https://storyquarterly.camden.rutgers.edu/
THE FIFTH ANNUAL STORYQUARTERLY Fiction Prize closes on October 31.
The winner will receive $1000, and the winner, first runner-up and second runner-up will be published in StoryQuarterly 49. Limit: Up to 6250 words, double-spaced. Our judge is Mat Johnson, author of the novels Loving Day, Pym, Drop, andHunting in Harlem, the nonfiction novella The Great Negro Plot, and the comic books Incognegro and Dark Rain.
Please visit storyquarterly.camden.rutgers. edu to submit.