Anaphora Literary Press

Jobs For Writers

Posted 9.16.14

Publishing Internships (Unpaid)
09/16/2014 - 03/16/2015

Editorial Intern: Do at least 1 book review per week (3 paragraphs) - evaluating an incoming submission. It is likely that you might only proofread and closely edit 1 manuscript of a book between 60-400 pages in length during the course of the internship - and this will require close concentration and detailed work. Manuscripts can be poetry or short story collections, novels, as well as non-fiction projects. The internship is unpaid and will be done by email from your home computer.

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Shakespeare in Mandarin, Newly Discovered Jack Kerouac Letters, and More

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.16.14

Haruki Murakami on the importance of mystery; the National Book Award in Poetry longlist announced; James Patterson donates books to troops; and other news.

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Glück, Hirsch Make National Book Award Poetry Longlist

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Posted 9.16.14 by Prize Reporter

Louise Glück and Edward Hirsch and are among the ten longlisted finalists for the 2014 National Book Award in Poetry, which were announced this morning. Hirsch is nominated for his most recent book, Gabriel (Knopf), an elegy for his son, who died at the age of twenty-two. Glück makes the list for her twelfth collection, Faithful and Virtuous Night, published this month by Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

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Meet John Ashbery

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Posted 9.16.14

John Ashbery says of his poetry, "You have to wait until you've heard it to have heard it, and to know what it is." Open Road Media has just published seventeen volumes of Ashbery's poetry, now available in e-book format for the first time.

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Ask a Poet

Poetry Prompt

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Posted 9.16.14 by Writing Prompter

We all have questions buzzing around in our heads. They could be questions about the future, a love interest, or what to make for dinner. We usually turn to family and friends for advice on such concerns, but what if you could ask your favorite poet? How would he or she respond? This week, pick a question that’s been on your mind. Then channel the voice of a poet of your choice who answers your question and offers much-needed advice.

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Northern Michigan University

Jobs For Writers

Posted 9.15.14

Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track Position in Fiction Writing
09/15/2014 - 11/14/2014

The Department of English at Northern Michigan University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Fiction Writing. Responsibilities include a 3/3 teaching load in fiction and other departmental offerings as needed. Expectations are primarily focused on excellence in teaching and professional/scholarly/creative work which contributes to personal and departmental effectiveness. Service to the department and the university is expected. Additional responsibilities include the direction of MA and MFA theses.

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Northern Michigan University

Jobs For Writers

Posted 9.15.14

Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track Position in Native American Literature with Expertise in Creative Writing (Poetry)
09/15/2014 - 11/14/2014

The Department of English at Northern Michigan University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Native American Literature with expertise in Creative Writing (Poetry). Responsibilities include a 3/3 teaching load of introductory and advanced courses in Native American Literatures, as well as introductory and advanced poetry workshops. Expectations are primarily focused on excellence in teaching and professional/scholarly/creative work which contributes to personal and departmental effectiveness. Service to the department and the university is expected.

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Northern Michigan University

Jobs For Writers

Posted 9.15.14

Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track Position in Creative Nonfiction
09/15/2014 - 11/14/2014

The Department of English at Northern Michigan University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Creative Nonfiction. Responsibilities include a 3/3 teaching load in Nonfiction and other departmental offerings as needed. Expectations are primarily focused on excellence in teaching and professional/scholarly/creative work which contributes to personal and departmental effectiveness. Service to the department and the university is expected. Additional responsibilities include the direction of MA and MFA theses.

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Poetry's Digital Evolution, on Fiction and Dreaming, and More

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.15.14

The latest strike in the battle between Amazon and Hachette; a new project pairs artists and inmates; a three-hundred-year-old poem up for sale; and other news.

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On Patience

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Posted 9.15.14

Chloe Benjamin speaks about the passion, humility, and patience involved in publishing her debut novel, The Anatomy of Dreams (Atria Books, 2014), likening the long process to an elephant pregnancy.

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