Job in NYC with MLA

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Managing Editor Position (PT)

Managing Editor, Off Assignment


Off Assignment is seeking a paid, part-time Managing Editor, preferably based in New York City (but remote work is possible). The Managing Editor will be responsible for soliciting submissions to our “Letter to a Stranger” series and other columns, liaising with contributors, overseeing the organization’s basic operations, applying for several grants, bookkeeping, and publicizing our content on social media.


Off Assignment was founded as a grassroots series of literary salons in 2013 and grew into a nonprofit, online magazine in 2016 (full backstory here). Our ideal candidate for Managing Editor is self-motivated, highly organized, creative, passionate about OA’s content and mission, undaunted by administrative tasks, and eager to help us foster an increasingly diverse community of contributors. 2-3 years of professional writing or editing experience is preferred, as well as familiarity with Squarespace. Experience in nonprofit management, fundraising, and/or grant-writing is a major plus.


The position is approximately 15 hours per week and comes with a modest stipend of $600/month (subject to increase based on fundraising), or $7,200 per year. We’re asking for a minimum 1-year commitment.


To apply, please send the following to, with a CC to, and the subject line “APPLICATION”:

  • A cover letter detailing 1) your particular interest in this position; 2) the experience that equips you for it; 3) your current work/life situation and how this OA position would be negotiated with other jobs and responsibilities.

  • A current CV

  • Application deadline is Feb 10, 2020.


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Write Now! StoryBundle is live

Hi all,

I’d like to share a link to my latest StoryBundle project, which is a collection of eleven writing guides called Write Now! For the next 22 days or so, you can buy this ebook bundle for only $15, with some of the proceeds going to books for prisoners.

The bundle is a good one for writers at any level: we have two titles by best-seller Jeff VanderMeer including his very important career guide Booklife, Connecticut’s own Kit Reed’s seminal Story First: Writer as Insider in its first ebook appearance, the important Writing the Other by Nisi Shawl and Cynthia Ward, and many other titles covering mechanics, careers, genres (horror, SF, experimental), and the like.

So please check it out—it can also be a handy way to fill out a syllabus!

Buy it right here:



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Witness Magazine

Hey Friends,

I want to share my most recent (dark & creepy) publication.  It’s called “December, 1993” and it’s published (online and print) in Witness Magazine.
I hope everyone’s enjoying the holidays! 💫


December, 1993

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Publication in Lunch Ticket

Publication!  📚

Hey everyone! I just wanted to share my latest publication. Here’s my flash prose “Pinned Butterflies” in Lunch Ticket Magazine with Antioch University located in Los Angeles. Essentially, this story is about an abusive relationship, and, how the survivor is treated as an object without ever having her humanity acknowledged.

You can read it here:

Pinned Butterflies

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And one at National University

Position Summary:

With direct supervision, crafts lead-generating and enrollment-driving copy for paid and unpaid prospective student-facing marketing channels.  Lead the supporting campaign conception and development process.  Writes copy to drive interest, engagement and lead-generation.


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Writing Job–Notre Dame

The position is responsible for various communications and publications distributed on behalf of the Notre Dame Alumni Association. The writer/editor directs We Are ND (, a storytelling platform focused on alumni being forces for good in the world; and Echoes, the only monthly digital publication from Notre Dame distributed to all alumni, parents and friends. This position serves as the Alumni Editor of Notre Dame Magazine, overseeing the Class Notes section.

Additionally, this position plans, researches, writes, and edits for a wide variety of innovative marketing initiatives and events through various channels, including e-mails, scripts, press releases, letters, brochures, collateral materials, etc.


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