Archive for November 7th, 2007

Spire Press Annual Full-length Poetry Contest

7 November 2007

This contest is now open.

$500 + 20 copies (full-color cover) and standard publishing contract.

Blind-judging as per CLMP contest ethics. 45-70 pages (one poem per page)
with title on each page.

Please include a cover page with name, address, and title. Acknowledgements
will be requested from chosen manuscripts, but are not required at this time
because they are not considered in the judging.

Go to for more information on guidelines and ethics for all Spire contests.

Send w/SASE and $18 fee to Spire Press, 532 LaGuardia Pl, Ste 298, NY, NY 10012.

Deadline: December 31st, 2007

University of Miami Visiting Professorship

7 November 2007

University of Miami. The English Department seeks a Visiting Associate Professor/Poet, Fall 2008-Spring 2009, for a one-year, non-renewable position, to teach two courses in poetry writing each semester & direct MFA theses. MFA in creative writing or equivalent, two years teaching experience at the undergraduate & graduate levels, & three published books of poetry required. Salary competitive. Send letter & c.v. to: Patrick A. McCarthy, Chair, Dept. of English, University of Miami, P.O. Box 248145-4632, Coral Gables, FL 33124. Applications
received by December 10 will be assured consideration. Interviews to be held at AWP. Women & minorities are encouraged to apply.

Montclair State University – Fiction Job

7 November 2007

Montclair State University. Creative Writing, Fiction. Primary expertise in the writing of fiction & secondary expertise in the writing of poetry. Record of fictional publication essential. Candidates will be expected to teach a combination of creative writing courses, first-year courses, & such courses in the major as Introduction to Fiction or Contemporary American Fiction. PhD or MFA required; significant publications; a record of successful teaching; & active grant seeking required. Candidate is expected to participate in a review of the existing creative writing concentration & in the future development of a proposed creative writing minor. Screening of applications begins immediately & continues until position is filled. Send separate letter & resume for each position to: Montclair State University, Box c316 V# or AV# 001, Montclair, NJ 07043 (include c/o name, job title & V-F20).